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He can't say he didn't warn us.

If there's ever a place to feel small in Chattanooga, it's the National Cemetery.

Imagine Dayton, Tenn., without Bryan College, without its students, without its faculty and staff. The small town 38 miles north of Chattanooga would be smaller and poorer.

The Water Resources Reform and Development Act proves bipartisan legislation can be passed by Congress and could be used as a model for future bills, says U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga.

President Barack Obama, making his first public comment on the situation in two weeks, gave a wholly unsatisfying response Wednesday about allegations of misconduct at Veterans Administration hospitals.

Hamilton County School Board member Rhonda Thurman wants District 1 voters to have an option in August's County Commission general election, and she's decided to be the option.

When Chattanooga city schools were forced to desegregate in the late 1960s and early 1970s, one of the men at the head of the fight was James Mapp, who had several children in the schools at the time and was the plaintiff in the lawsuit that brought about court-mandated desegregation.

The Obama administration trumpeted its installation of solar panels on parts of the White House roof last week just before the president announced his plan to use executive orders to direct the use of more solar panels and other energy efficiencies.

Chattanooga is praised today for reinventing itself in the last quarter century, but a University of Tennessee at Knoxville political science researcher and lecturer says in a new book the city did the same thing in order to remain vital after the Civil War.

On Wednesday, mainstream media pundits will note how poorly so-called tea party candidates did in various primaries across the country, including in Georgia.

It's hard to oust an incumbent, and that certainly applies to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.

If you didn't have to pay strict attention to the traffic while you are driving on the narrow Brainerd Road lanes between Spring Creek Road and East Brainerd Road, you might notice the plethora of telephone poles, signs, buildings, light poles and parking lots.

Fred Fletcher is expected to be approved today by the City Council as Chattanooga’s next police chief.

Chicagoans may have broken off their love affair with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the former chief of staff to President Barack Obama who left the office to run for mayor of the country's second-largest city, according to the Weekly Standard.

When an online opinion piece called “10 Chattanooga Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate” arrives in your email box, your suspicion is immediately aroused.

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