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May 2015

Mayor Berke mistakenly votes for Boone, N.C. in “Best Town” contest, may face impeachment

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Mayor Andy Berke

After Mayor Andy Berke reportedly voted by accident for Boone, N.C. – Chattanooga’s competitor – in Outside Magazine’s online “Best Towns” contest, the Chattanooga City Council will decide if he will face impeachment for the mistake. “I could have sworn I clicked on ‘Chattanooga,’” said Berke. “I wasn’t wearing my…

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New law requires 48-hr. waiting period before having sex with Rep. DesJarlais

in Health/Politics
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.)

One day after Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill requiring a 48-hour waiting period before a woman can obtain an abortion, state lawmakers passed a piece of legislation that requires women to wait 48 hours before having sex with U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais. “We just want to make sure…

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American Idol finalist Clark Beckham revealed to be Harrison Keely

in Culture

It was uncovered today by contest investigators that Lee College graduate and American Idol finalist Clark Beckham is none other than Times Free Press Internet video reporter Harrison Keely. The revelation came to light after the assumed Beckham was caught unmasked singing show tunes in the bathroom by fellow American Idol contestants. …

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Marilyn Manson makes surprise visit to Creative Discovery Museum

in Culture
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The Grammy-award-nominated singer Marilyn Manson made a surprise visit to Chattanooga’s Creative Discovery Museum today, as part of his lifetime commitment to give back to the community and help children. Manson led several workshops for youngsters, including ones for making sock puppets and origami animals, and he was also seen…

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