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Ballot results were trickling in on election night November 1936, as President Franklin Roosevelt looked for a second term.

  • July 20th, 2014  |
  • By By Dr. Anthony Hodges
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My little girl was nervous. Like two outs, Game 7 nervous.

The U.S. soccer team did the impossible — the players briefly got Americans interested in soccer.

  • July 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Shelbee Jordan, 9, of Ocoee, Tenn., says there is a risky moment in her solo dance routine when she holds her breath.

The good news is that VW will build its SUV here, adding an estimated 5,600 more jobs -- direct and indirect -- to the region.

It is one thing for me to criticize Tennessee's new gun law, which allows almost anyone and everyone to now carry a loaded firearm -- shotgun, rifle or handgun -- in their car.

A few years back, I encountered a group of folks in blue golf shirts with the logo of a security company walking in a Chattanooga neighborhood.

  • July 15th, 2014  |
  • By Robin Smith
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Facebook has endured. I thought the social networking phenomenon would have cooled off after everyone got to look at that sandwich I had for lunch or the family pictures from Dollywood I posted last year. But I was wrong. Perhaps I will post pictures from my upcoming trip to Euro-Dollywood, which I think is in Louisiana.

  • July 14th, 2014  |
  • By Ron Hart
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We told you it would be painful.

In my 20s, I was touch-deprived. Shy and emotionally numb, I was the opposite of touchy-feely -- a virtual bubble boy.

I don't like resignation letters. Never have.

Nov. 24, 1863, at Chattanooga was a rainy, cloudy, misty, disagreeable day.

The rough weather this past winter resulted in substantial road damage which we have all had to navigate. But by the end of summer the pot holes will be filled and most roads will be patched, giving us the false sense that our highways have been fixed. Nothing could be further from the truth.

  • July 13th, 2014  |
  • By Jim Hall
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Forget Argentina. You want somebody to root for?

One day in May, Lynne Humphries, a retired schoolteacher, visited Books-A-Million on Highway 153 to gather reading material for her Memorial Day weekend.

It's been almost a year and City Hall still cannot produce any official report on the $7 million spent on its budgeting for outcomes pilot program.

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