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Congratulations to Barack Obama for being named Smith & Wesson Gun and Ammunition Salesman of the Year — five years running!

  • Sept. 5th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Ten million miles. That's 400 times around the world or 20 trips to the moon and back.

For many years, Dan Lothian was the chronicler of America -- our best and worst.

It was the middle of summer, and we were headed on vacation to the Smokies. Apparently, so was everybody else.

It's Labor Day, a holiday created to honor and celebrate the work and efforts of the working class.

  • Sept. 1st, 2014  |
  • By By Robin Smith
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The robbery earlier this summer at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center has given me a chronic case of the blues.

  • Aug. 31st, 2014  |
  • By By Dr. Clark "DeaconBluz" White
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So my 7-year-old son and I were eating ice cream together last Monday night when he steered the conversation to his favorite subject: Caribbean cruises.

We left downtown just before lunch, the three women and me.

Just celebrating our third annual GIGTANK Demo Day highlighting some promising startup businesses, we see further evidence of Chattanooga's rise in prominence and potential as one of the country's leading entrepreneurial cities.

  • Aug. 31st, 2014  |
  • By By Charlie Brock
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The black-clad members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have shown they are capable of many, many things — beheadings, crucifixions, heads-on-stake barbarism.

In the violent aftermath of the robbery and assault by — then police shooting of — Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., I can offer some advice to looters: Be sure not to forget to also steal those AAA batteries for the flat-screen remote.

  • Aug. 29th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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My uncle, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, once asked my father, a Korea combat vet, how he managed to rise to the rank of master sergeant during the heat of the conflict.

One of the most powerful rituals in our society is the burial ceremony of a veteran.

My son has his own houndstooth hat, for crying out loud.

What happens when a leader treats every opportunity for leadership, every decision and every strategic action as either a political event, an occasion for public relations, or a time to defend a failing agenda rather than identify an actual problem and propose solutions or strategies to solve it?

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