Gangs have been a problem in Chattanooga for 20+ years. Denying their existence was no longer an option. Patrol officers as long ago as 1992 were complaining of the growing problem yet CPD leadership and the city gave it the ostrich treatment. Delusion is a wonderful thing until you wake up. Unfortunately, the delusion of the city leadership goes well beyond this issue.
Was the title of this article suppose to be "Expect an SEC sweep..."? And I think Florida is playing Florida Atlantic not Florida Atlanta although I think the south side of Atlanta is encroaching on Valdosta.
The study in The Lancet was not "flawed". It was outright fraudulent and the results made up. Britain's General Medical Council found the author of the study guilty of grossly unethical behavior with respect to this study. That is why it was retracted. The connection between autism and the vaccination is that the symptoms of autism appear at the same age that the mmr vaccine is given. It is correlation not causation. Thanks to the anti-vaccination movement children are dying from measles and getting whooping cough in the US. Vaccinations are the greatest public health initiative ever conducted and they continue to keep children healthy.