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April 2013

Mayor Berke takes diversity to next level by hiring Shanice Tallchief-Goldstein

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As Mayor Andy Berke continues to fill vacant positions in his administration, so far City Council members and constituents have praised the choices for their quality, expertise and diversity. Leaving a crowd of reporters and Chattanooga residents in slack-jawed amazement, at a press conference yesterday afternoon Berke announced the appointment…

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Hamilton County Grand Jury recommends legalizing pot for those on jury duty

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Earlier this week, the Hamilton County Grand Jury, consisting of randomly selected residents who serve a four-month term, released its Concurrent and Regular Grand Jury Reports containing observations and recommendations for the Hamilton County Criminal Court. Among the comments, such as those pointing out that “educational programs that are provided…

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Chattanooga brothel was front for hypnosis clinic: “We will not tolerate hypnosis” says Police Chief

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Chattanooga Police cracked down yesterday on a local brothel that was discovered to actually be a front for an illegal hypnosis clinic, as part of a sting operation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation working in conjunction with local officers. “We will not tolerate hypnosis in this city,” said Chattanooga…

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Corey Smith to debut new song “Firefighters Are Pussies” at Track 29

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Country-rock singer/songwriter Corey Smith and Chattanooga music venue Track 29 had a rocky start to their relationship, with his September 2, 2011 show being cut short after Smith began to play his controversial fan-favorite “F-ck the Po-Po” despite being asked before the show by the venue owners to not play…

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Chattanooga Amazon Fulfillment Center Announces “Come and Get Your Shit” Option

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Due to popular public demand, the Chattanooga Amazon Fulfillment center has announced plans for a “come and get your shit” option. During checkout of an Amazon.com order, a new option to “pick up my shit today” will become available, based on your proximity to the Chattanooga fulfillment center. After payment is…

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Staff of Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Issues Statement about Viral Video

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  taken from chuckforcongess.com A video making its rounds on the Internet of Tennessee Third District Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, has led to a public statement released by his staff. The video, taken by YouTube user “Dave C”, includes the YouTube user asking Mr. Fleischmann his thoughts about CISPA. CISPA, or…

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Chattanooga Whiskey Makers decide to keep operations in Indiana

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After the historic passing of Bills of 102 and 129 in the Tennessee House and Senate respectively, Chattanooga Whiskey co-founders Joe Ledbetter and Tim Piersent announced they have decided to keep distillery operations in Indiana. “It’s really due to a variety of reasons” Ledbetter said, “plus, can you imagine the…

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New City Council makes bombing illegal

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The new Chattanooga City Council was praised for its quick, decisive action to make the act of bombing within city limits illegal, in the wake of the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing, when it was discovered today that it had been legal. “Previous City Councils had totally dropped the ball…

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