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November 2015

City changes bike lanes to Berke lanes

in Politics/Sports/Rec
Berke lanes (Modified under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/8PE8zx)

The City of Chattanooga announced that it was going to convert the protected bike lanes on Broad Street to “Berke lanes” to be used by Mayor Andy Berke, his family and members of his staff, using any mode of transportation of their choosing. In a written announcement, it was explained…

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Hurricane Katrina evacuees forced to leave TN

in Politics
Hurricane Katrina damage in August 2005 (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/2j6FCT)

After Governor Bill Haslam asked the federal government to block the placement of Syrian refugees–who are fleeing violence and unrest caused by ISIS–in Tennessee today, the state government also passed emergency legislation to force all Hurricane Katrina evacuees currently living in Tennessee to leave the state. “Hurricane Katrina churned the…

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River City Company purchases Walnut Street Bridge with #blacklivesmatter banner. Plans condos and artisanal restaurants

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After a Black Lives Matter movement banner was seen on the Walnut Street Bridge this weekend, a representative from River City Company accounted plans to purchase the bridge with sign and develop a mass of 7 story condos and hip restaurants that serve free-ranged hand cut ice. “We have seen…

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Food City tests grocery delivery via hot air balloon

in Business/Food/Drink
Hot air balloons (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/gAMBVQ)

Supermarket chain Food City tested a new grocery delivery service that utilizes hot air balloons earlier today in the Chattanooga region, where it had recently acquired and converted 29 Bi-Lo supermarkets. This revolutionary new service takes Food City to another level, after it had previously offered its GoCart Curbside Pickup…

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