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September 2015

VW halts “inflatable passenger” option for carpool lane users

in Business/Health

Automaker Volkswagen has halted plans to offer an “inflatable passenger” option in new cars for carpool lane users after allegations emerged from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the software running on 482,000 diesel cars – including the 2014 and 2015 Passat manufactured in Chattanooga – was essentially a “defeat…

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Knoxville imprisons Mayor Berke in Sunsphere after winning “Top Towns” battle

in Politics

After Knoxville defeated Chattanooga in the online “Top Towns” contest from Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine to determine the best outdoor city in the American South, it further asserted its dominance by imprisoning Mayor Andy Berke in the iconic Sunsphere. “How d’ya like them apples?” said Knoxville mayor Madeline Rogero, while…

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