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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

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...

Shopper grateful that keys left on car in Walmart parking lot remained there untouched and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 1 2015

Honest people were shopping at Walmart in Lookout Valley last week. Let me explain.

Let voters decide marriage issue and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 26 2015

Amid all the considerable and constant issues about same-sex marriage, instead of having our courts thoroughly bullied, why not put...

Truth 'obstacle for liberals' and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 23 2015

I would like to respond to Leonard Pitts' article dated Feb. 15. Mr. Pitts, I have also been referred to...

Good Deed: Wheelchair user grateful for donor's generous gift

Published Feb. 22 2015

I had taken my wheelchair to Chattanooga Mobility for what I thought would be a routine repair.

Software upgrade cycles irritating, expensive and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 22 2015

While reading about Microsoft Windows upgrades coming down the line (other companies do it, too), it occurred to me what...

Closed primaries protect 'franchise' and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 21 2015

In his letter of Feb. 13, 2015, one letter writer expresses anger over the proposal to amend the open primary...

All faith leaders urged to denounce ISIS and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 20 2015

Holocaust deniers have existed since Jews were exterminated by Nazis.

Youth sports has lost it purpose and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 17 2015

The Jackie Robinson Little League team stripped of its title is a splashy headline but sadly nothing new.

OK for senators but not for masses and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 16 2015

Why should it be a surprise to us that six of seven who killed Insure Tennessee are on the state...

Good Deed: EMS lieutenant speaks out about alcohol, drug abuse

Published Feb. 15 2015

Following a 24-hour shift, which included responding to an emergency call involving a drug overdose of a young adult, Hamilton...

Vaccine opponents spread misinformation and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 15 2015

As a practicing pediatrician for more than 30 years, I've been following media coverage of the measles outbreak and a...

Conservatives root of all evil and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 14 2015

I would like to comment on an article by Lucas Johnson about a minister who bemoans the overreach of the...

Little League debacle sad for players and other letter to the editors

Published Feb. 13 2015

LZ Grannderson, ESPN writer, blames Little League officials for not checking on Jackie Robinson's team eligibility.

Bonus calculations miss the point and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 11 2015

According to the TFP, UTC Chancellor Steve Angle can earn a $130,000 bonus by meeting a list of worthy goals.

Erlanger nurses not getting their due and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 10 2015

I am a registered nurse and have been employed at Erlanger since 1991. In that time, I have repeatedly seen...

Erlanger nurses, staff unappreciated and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 9 2015

So half of the bonuses at Erlanger have been paid out.

The Rant

Published Feb. 8 2015

You can never get in trouble for something that you do not post on Facebook or any other social media...

Good Deed: Thumbs up to Showtime Event Rentals for support

Published Feb. 8 2015

Chattanooga State Community College puts a great emphasis on Black History Month.

Country needs old-fashioned revival and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 8 2015

One of the old Christian revivals with sound biblical preaching, conducted by such evangelists as D.L. Moody, Billy Sunday or...

Obama unwilling as fire marshal and othyer letters to the editors

Published Feb. 7 2015

In 1967, Israel was attacked suddenly.

Employers need ability to hire and fire workers and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 6 2015

About the ability to fire employees: Recently Time magazine reported that a California court ruled public school teacher tenure was...

Abortion, Benghazi talk wastes of time and other letters to the editors

Published Feb. 5 2015

The U.S. House and now the Senate have held countless hours of hearings costing millions of dollars to determine if...