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February 2014

Local pub uses Kickstarter to raise funds to pass health inspection

in Business/Food/Drink/Health

Last week, local Irish pub Shane MacGowan’s Teeth closed its doors after failing two inspections by the Tennessee Division of General Environmental Health, which cited several critical violations involving food handling practices. However, the pub has started a crowd-sourcing Kickstarter campaign in order to raise money to pay for renovations…

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Radio stations play Paul Simon’s Graceland for Black History Month

in Culture

To honor Black History Month, which is observed during the month of February, several Chattanooga radio stations have agreed to play the entirety of Paul Simon’s award-winning, critically recognized and commercially successful 1986 album Graceland. “Popular music wouldn’t be what it is today without the deep influence of many black…

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Both pro-union and anti-union campaigns offer promise of handjobs to VW workers

in Business/Politics

From today until this Friday, employees of the Volkswagen (VW) auto manufacturing plant in Chattanooga may vote either for or against union representation through the United Auto Workers (UAW), and both pro-union and anti-union campaigns have swiftly ramped up their efforts to sway voters. UAW representatives and advocates have extolled…

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Drug-fueled “Dating on Speed” matchmaking events take speed dating to next level

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For years, speed dating – which refers to organized dating events where singles have brief conversations with several potential partners – has been a viable option for time-strapped singles by pairing like-minded people and softening the blow of rejection. Still, for those who haven’t found speed dating to be speedy…

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