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June 2013

Chattanooga Stunt visioning initiative seeks 1 million surveys: “Let’s reinvent the wheel”

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At a press conference Friday afternoon, a new community visioning initiative was unveiled with a distinctive, eye-catching yellow-and-black logo, called Chattanooga Stunt which seeks to help shape the future of the city by asking one million Chattanooga residents to complete a short survey about their concerns and ideas. “You might…

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Riverbend organizers give up, outsource Insane Clown Posse

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At a press conference yesterday afternoon it was announced that Friends of the Festival, the organization that coordinates the annual Riverbend music festival, has outsourced next year’s event and all future events to the Michigan horrorcore hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse. “We give up,” said head Riverbend organizer Ginger Dewarr.…

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Christian band Newsboys banned from Riverbend after offensive performance

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The headlining act of the 2013 Riverbend Festival’s Family & Faith Night, the Australian Christian rock band Newsboys, has been banned from performing at future Riverbend Festivals after a controversial Tuesday night performance. The band members, clad in black leather clothing, gave a performance filled with gratuitous nudity, onstage drinking…

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