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I’ve let it be known through the years when I thought the TSSAA has made poor decisions — like moving Spring Fling to Memphis and taking the state football championships to Cookeville. Those are two decisions I still think caused a step backward in facilities and atmosphere for the athletes involved.

I have written several articles on principles of creativity and problem-solving. This is obviously relevant to technology at all times, as this industry depends upon innovation and invention.

A recent study by the International Food Information Council revealed that more than 60 percent of Americans are more interested in hearing about what to eat than what not to eat. From “trans-fat free” to “no preservatives,” what not-to-eat phrases bombard us from graphics at the grocery store to television advertising campaigns.

Red Bank City Manager Chris Dorsey’s decision to fire Police Chief Larry Sneed has now landed the city a lawsuit. The tragedy is that it could have been avoided by simple openness with the people.

“I know what you should write about,” my friend said. “Why women don’t like sports.”

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This week we look at peer-to-peer file sharing, Google’s social network, and some sore texting thumbs as we catch up with a few reader e-mails.

Every time the Los Angeles Dodgers promote a player to the Chattanooga Lookouts, that player is closer to the big leagues than ever before.

I’ve only been to Barnsley Gardens once, and that was about eight years back, but I remember it like it was yesterday. The lovely grounds, the incredible food, gorgeous accommodations. The entire experience in one of those that you put in your memory bank and lock it away, so it’s never forgotten.

I am happy that J. Todd Foster is going to be the head person at our newspaper. I read an article he wrote in which he tuned up a lady with a severe stereotype about the South.

Senetra Weaver isn't just the wife of Philadelphia Eagles fullback Leonard Weaver or the mother of their three children. A gifted singer, she often is asked to perform at weddings, including that of Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett.

The Chattanooga Lookouts dropped a 7-3 decision to Huntsville on Saturday night at AT&T Field, and then they scattered.

The Chattanooga Lookouts' tenous spot atop the Southern League's North Division became a bit shakier following Friday night's 8-2 loss to the Huntsville Stars.

Zdnet.com recently ran an article called "Crucial Apps for Surviving the Student Summer." While the article targeted younger users, it reviewed some applications that could be of use to many of us. Here are a few of the applications discussed in the article.

If only LeBron James had gone to college.

If you haven’t gotten you tickets yet for the She Expo for Women, do so quickly. It happens this weekend. And you won’t want to miss out on Sunday’s headline act, Pat and Gina Neely. Go to www.timesfreepress.com/news/she2010 for ticket information.

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