Times Opinion and Editorials

I hope Volkswagen has a forgiving spirit.

  • June 17th, 2014  |
  • By Bill Freeman

Say it ain't so, Ironmen and Ironwomen!

  • June 16th, 2014  |
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Public education in Hamilton County is paramount to our community’s future.

They have become a gruesome sign of the times: Shootings that really have no clear motivation — just a gnawing hole of hate in the shooters. Shootings that plant a cancer of insecurity in the public psyche.

Climate scientists said it would be like this: Warmer and wetter with more insect-borne diseases.

Don't give up on Chattanooga's stop-the-shooting program.

Tennessee-American Water Co. passes with A's on its annual drinking water quality report for Chattanooga. But a clean water group laments that "good enough for government work" doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement.

  • June 10th, 2014  |
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Erlanger needs ignored by city, county

Our Southern forests are not what they used to be.

Who doesn't want California Chrome to win today's 146th running of the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978?

Most people in the Tennessee Valley knew, without spending $1 million for a study, that selling TVA to give the illusion of trimming the federal debt was a bad idea.

Signals about Volkswagen expanding to add an SUV line here and about 1,350 new full-time workers grow more confusing by the day.

Monday's announcement of new federal carbon pollution standards for existing power plants is long awaited, long overdue and almost certainly not enough.

Imagine letting your garbage pile up day after day, year after year, decade after decade.

The operating budget that Mayor Andy Berke presented to Chattanoogans this week does not look like any other budget we've seen here.

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