Hamilton County starts locking prison doors after business hours

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Prison (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/89DR6H)

After shocking revelations emerged that ankle monitors on offenders in Hamilton County aren’t being tracked after business hours and that one criminal escaped house arrest after removing his ankle monitor, the corrections department announced that it would start locking its prison doors during evenings and weekends. “Be assured that our…

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Experts warn of Southside “condom desert” after closing of Chuck’s

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Chuck's, the Condom Shop on Main Street

Urban planning experts have warned city officials that the upcoming closing of the Main Street nightclub Chuck’s, a.k.a. “The Condom Shop,” would leave a “condom desert” in the Southside after October 22. Much like an urban “food desert,” which is a location that lacks convenient access to grocery stores, a…

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Trump enlists Corker for foreign policy for countries where Americans will move

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Sen. Bob Corker (Modified under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/5jkmz1)

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump enlisted Senator Bob Corker, a former mayor of Chattanooga, as a member of his national security advisory council to develop foreign policy for relations with countries where many Americans will move if Trump is elected. “When Trump gets elected, we’re going to have a lot…

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Berke wears mesh shirt at Pride Parade to show transparency

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Mesh shirt

Mayor Andy Berke strutted down Riverside Drive wearing a white mesh shirt at yesterday’s Chattanooga Pride Parade in order to demonstrate a commitment to transparency, after criticism about previously using an encrypted smartphone messaging app to communicate with his staff. “I’ve got nothing to hide,” said Berke, as he lifted…

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Area prepares to clean up large amount of discarded “M” and “B” banners from Trust Fund Bowl week

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While players from Baylor and McCallie prepare for tonight’s big game, Chattanooga area residents are preparing to clean up the trash that will inevitably be left around the city from a solid week of “hyping”. The trash comes mostly in the form of huge banners that say “M” or “B”.…

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