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Parker: The GOP: A tragedy in 52 acts

Published Mar. 5 2015

WASHINGTON -- I'm getting that deja vu feeling as House Republicans these past several days have failed to alter the...

Kennedy: Anatomy of a 60-year reunion in Soddy-Daisy

Published Mar. 5 2015

The Class of 1955 at Soddy-Daisy High School had no yearbook, just a black-and-white class photo. ...

Boost tax base with new grocery and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 4 2015

It's just a grocery store, not a super big box.

Cook: The butterfly in the Georgia death chamber

Published Mar. 4 2015

First, a snowstorm.

Clinton's compliance 'spirit'

Published Mar. 4 2015

A high-ranking public servant using a personal rather than government email account to send correspondence sounds minor on the surface,...

Ignatius: Netanyahu's zero-sum game

Published Mar. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied powerfully against a nuclear agreement with Iran in a well-crafted speech to...

Nuclear time flies

Published Mar. 4 2015

Liberal U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., like many of her Democratic colleagues, had little good to say about the speech...

How colleges became institutions of higher learning for sex abusers

Published Mar. 4 2015

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has chosen a very unfortunate year to land itself -- through circumstances entirely due...

A legacy of Tennessee Temple crusaders

Published Mar. 4 2015

Although the local doors of Tennessee Temple University will close at the end of this academic year, the reach of...

Cook: Barehanded baseball comes to Chattanooga

Published Mar. 3 2015

There are two new baseball teams coming to Chattanooga this summer.

CPAC pick Paul hardly inevitable for 2016

Published Mar. 3 2015

A third straight presidential straw poll win at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference(CPAC) gathering might be expected to give...

The endless GOP conflagration has begun

Published Mar. 3 2015

The GOP is starting the primary early in Tennessee.

A new stadium for the Chattanooga Lookouts?

Published Mar. 2 2015

Combined efforts in meaningful measures in the state Legislature in Nashville are as common as four-leaf clovers and $2 bills.

Crews: There is a better way to budget for education

Published Mar. 2 2015

The Hamilton County Commission's recent decision to devote the proceeds of the sale of East Brainerd Elementary School to public...

Smith: Enforce The Laws To Protect Americans

Published Mar. 2 2015

"Do black lives really matter? Or does it matter only if you are shot by a white person or a...

Eye On The Left: Media Polishes Knives For GOP

Published Mar. 2 2015

When it comes to potential Republican presidential candidates, when you're at the top of any poll, you become the target...

FCC wants to keep the Internet open and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 2 2015

Robin Smith's commentary, "Net Neutrality -- Try Obamanet," uses distorted logic to associate net neutrality with Obamacare, socialism, government monitoring...

Gerson: Scott Walker's cynical comments

Published Mar. 2 2015

WASHINGTON -- When Scott Walker pronounced himself agnostic about President Obama's patriotism and Christian faith, it must have seemed like...

Tennesseans could face power shortages under 'Clean Power Plan'

Published Mar. 1 2015

Right now, Tennessee gets 42 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power plants. But what would happen if the state...

EPA's 'Clean Power Plan' is the right path for Tennessee's future

Published Mar. 1 2015

As a Tennessee business owner, I understand that clean, renewable sources of energy are essential to the short- and long-term...

Cook: The life, death and resurrection of Kelly Gissendaner

Published Mar. 1 2015

In 1998, Kelly Gissendaner was convicted of plotting the murder of her husband. The state of Georgia sentenced her to...

Good deed: Couple at Aldi's thanked for picking up grocery tab

Published Mar. 1 2015

I was shopping at Aldi's one Saturday afternoon when I realized I had left my debit card at home. I...

Budget primer: Maintaining highways 101

Published Mar. 1 2015

Remember those math word problems that made most of us groan and turn green and claim the dog ate our...