October 14th, 2012 by Staff Reports in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for Oct. 6-12:

"You can call me an older woman, because that's what I am. But don't call me an old woman, because I am not that."

- Actress Doris Roberts, 85, on age discrimination

"I have a place where I can study and feel safe which, if you were autistic, you would know how important that is."

- Cody Barnes, a civil engineering major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, on a campus group that provides help and support for students with autism

"They started at 8:15 a.m. today and they quit around 2:15 p.m. So we got to listen to them for six solid hours. I spoke too soon. ... They're still shooting."

- Homeowner Howard Reykdal, on the gunfire that can be heard from the Collegedale firing range that was built near his property and often is used by police

"The South has to step up its game in innovation."

- Dennis Cuneo, an auto site selection consultant, on what the region needs to do to build on its success in attracting the auto industry