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For more than three decades, the activist-priest John Dear has been traveling the world, teaching nonviolence.

Nearly every visitor to Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park remembers the 85-foot-high limestone tower.

  • April 6th, 2014  |
  • By By Anthony Hodges
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It is the saddest of ironies: twin brothers in Red Bank who tried to live the most private lives possible are now the talk of the town, known across Chattanooga and beyond.

I was just out of grad school, broke, and working in New York City.

  • April 4th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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You begin by knowing the obstacles before you, the things you have to avoid.

If you want to have a really confusing conversation, discuss American conservatism and liberalism with a European.

  • April 3rd, 2014  |
  • By By David Martin
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Me. I'm the fool.

As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty.

  • April 1st, 2014  |
  • By President Barack Obama
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As often as possible, I select topics for this space to reflect talk I hear at the coffee pot or in the lunch line.

Last week, we boosted the kids from school, checked the tire pressure and headed south to Florida, where the azaleas right now look straight out of Eden. It was 75 degrees by lunch, 80 with my afternoon beer.

Despite turning back Gen. William T. Sherman’s army on the north end of Missionary Ridge and two days later stopping Gen. “Fighting Joe” Hooker’s army in Ringgold, Ga., Confederate Gen. Patrick Ronayne Cleburne is still largely unknown to most Chattanoogans.

  • March 30th, 2014  |
  • By By Smith Murray
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We only need 450,000,000 box tops. — CSLA parent

Details remain sketchy of the facts leading up to the crash.

  • March 28th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Mayor Andy Berke is trying — and failing — to muzzle the largest news-gathering organization in the Chattanooga region.

When I was growing up, one of the many things my dad would talk about that I had little comprehension of was “the draft” — military conscription.

  • March 25th, 2014  |
  • By David Allen Martin
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If you or someone you care about does not have health insurance, it’s not too late to sign up for quality affordable coverage: But you’ll want to act today. The deadline to get insurance is March 31. After that, you’ll have to wait until November 2014 to sign up.

  • March 25th, 2014  |
  • By Kathleen Sebelius
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