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WASHINGTON — So unpopular is President Obama these days that the (D) following Democratic candidates' names might stand for Denial.

  • Oct. 20th, 2014  |
  • By By Kathleen Parker
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Judy Walton is a tough reporter. Her watchdog reporting often angers those she's reporting on.

For a little more than a year Franklin McCallie, his wife, Tresa, his cousin, Eleanor Cooper, and her husband, Mel, have hosted racially mixed gatherings at their house on the Southside of Chattanooga hoping to spur change in our mostly segregated city.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By King Oehmig, Dr. Linda Wiley
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My 7-year-old son was recently asked an interesting question: "If you could punish your dad for something he did wrong, what's the one thing you'd take away from him?"

There is a thin line between innovation and recklessness, between leadership and self-promotion, between vision and fantasy.

A popular summer destination for Chattanoogans at the turn of the 20th century was Walden's Ridge, where the townspeople first camped out and later built cabins in the Summertown community around Mabbit Springs, now part of the town of Walden.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By Kay Baker Gaston
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WASHINGTON — Unnervingly, the U.S. public health services remain steps behind the Ebola virus.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By Charles Krauthammer
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Can Tennessee afford a double-digit sales tax on food and other basic needs?

  • Oct. 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Joan Hamner
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A few weeks ago, Bart Wallin conducted an experiment.

Our Supreme Court punted on hearing the gay marriage cases before it.

  • Oct. 17th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Tennesseans face possibly the most monumental vote in our state's 218-year history, and it will be an indictment on Christians if Amendment 1 fails to pass.

  • Oct. 17th, 2014  |
  • By By Dr. Randy C. Davis
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I read the other day that it's only a matter of time until somebody runs a 26-mile marathon in less than two hours.

WASHINGTON — As fighters from the Islamic State surge toward control of Anbar Province in western Iraq and the border town of Kobane in Syria, U.S. commanders and diplomats are signaling that the U.S. must expand its military operations before the extremists control even more territory.

  • Oct. 16th, 2014  |
  • By By David Ignatius
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WASHINGTON — Don't ask. Just trust that the system will reward you for your compliance.

  • Oct. 16th, 2014  |
  • By By Catherine Rampell
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How’s this for a game-changer?

How should the Christian confront climate change? The White House has an answer. Secretary of State John Kerry says Christianity compels him to fight climate change by curbing fossil fuel usage and limiting carbon dioxide emissions.

  • Oct. 15th, 2014  |
  • By E. Calvin Beisner
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