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Jorden Williams from McCallie School scored 20 points and Sewanee teammate Brody Stone had 18 points and eight rebounds, but the Tigers lost 69-64 in overtime in NCAA Division III men’s basketball Saturday at Maryville College, which was predicted to win its USA South league.

Getting ready for work, I heard about a baseball player who signed a 13-year contract for over $300 million — that's $60,000 a day — more than I make in a year. I then saw a TFP headline reporting a bonus of $11,000 for each TVA employee. I'm a teacher.

So, Obama wants to follow rules when they suit his agenda (Keystone). What about the rest of the time?

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Mark your calenders: The GOP is fighting meaningful carbon-cuts policy now (think Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell crying that Kentucky coal jobs are more important than the full earth’s population and Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe invoking God, not carbon, for what he has called the climate change “hoax”), but the demographics of the Republican Party should bring change in the coming decade.

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
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WASHINGTON — Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emissions.

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
  • By By Charles Krauthammer
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Chattanooga was but a spry septuagenarian when one of its most recent storytellers first encountered it.

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
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Four days from today, many will be gathering with loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving. You know, it's the holiday between Halloween and Christmas that gets lost in the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy.

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
  • By By Julie Baumgardner

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for Nov. 16-21.

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ATLANTA — Jason Carter took an optimistic view of his 8-point loss to incumbent Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal during an interview last week in Atlanta, two weeks after the Nov. 4 election that delivered a blow to Georgia Democrats’ hopes of getting power back in a state they once dominated.

Chattanoogans Cory Hall and Jason Murrell teamed to win the inaugural Pangorge Adventure Race held Saturday along the Tennesee River and on Raccoon Mountain.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama's severely overcrowded prison system is going to have to change, say state officials. The unknown is whether the state will make the changes voluntarily or the federal government will force the state like it did in the 1970s.

KATY, Texas — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year.

A 73-year-old man has been missing on Lookout Mountain, Ga., since 8 p.m. Friday, according to Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross.

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team dropped a 69-67 decision to Tennessee Tech Saturday at the Eblen Center in Cookeville.

LOS ANGELES — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver before it could be corralled, police said.

NASHVILLE — A legendary Tennessee lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about that state's voter identification law.

The Mayor of Calhoun, Tenn., was arrested Saturday night on charges of aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000.

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