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WASHINGTON — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away.

The Ocoee River claimed another life Saturday — the fifth in three years.

Bradley Central High School officials exhibited "juvenile and locker room behavior" in the the handling of a sexual harassment claim against band director Kris Ware, a federal judge said.

NASHVILLE — In making his case for reappointment to a new term, Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper told Supreme Court justices last week that the skills and experience he first cited in 2006 to get the job "have only been enhanced" by eight years in the office.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — With two vacant positions on its police force, South Pittsburg city leaders are considering their options in the face of mounting overtime payments.

Former Ridgeland High School and Chattanooga State standout Jeremy Brotherton was promoted last week to interim head baseball coach at Georgia Perimeter College, after Brett Campbell took a scouting job with the Texas Rangers.

State Sen. Bo Watson, R-Chattanooga, will be the guest speaker Tuesday at the Marion County Republican Party's monthly meeting.

MONROE, Ga. — Federal authorities are investigating a small-plane crash in Walton County, Ga.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |

In June, about a month after she had been kidnapped, punched, kicked, stomped, dragged by the hair, burned, raped and urinated on, a woman said a Chattanooga police officer who knew what she had been through told her that he desired her, that he burned for her.

In light of a scathing audit released last week, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center's governing board will ask Executive Director Rose Martin to resign in the coming days, sources with knowledge of the situation said.

People in nearby rural communities are struggling with getting health care despite ongoing efforts to boost health insurance enrollment through the Affordable Care Act.

About 9,000 years ago, Moccasin Bend was a very different scene.

In the wake of a 3-mill property tax increase in Walker County, a group of county residents is putting together a petition asking for a vote on whether to dump their sole commissioner form of government.

Kristi Duffy, a patient at Memorial Hospital, had accepted the fact she wouldn't be able to attend her youngest daughter's wedding.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |
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