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June 2016

WUTC DJ quits using British accent after Brexit

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WUTC DJ Richard Winham

Disc jockey and voice-over artist Richard Winham, heard on the local radio station WUTC, shocked listeners when he stopped using his distinctively urbane British accent after hearing the results of Brexit referendum, concerning the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. “This news got me shakin’ like a…

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“Make America White Again” candidate seeks to ban tanning salons

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Independent candidate Rick Tyler, who is in the race for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District, generated controversy due to a campaign billboard that read, “Make America White Again,” and he unveiled his plan to keep Tennesseans as pale as possible by first banning tanning salons. “I long to see the day…

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City Councilman Chris Anderson goes on Twitter tirade after being unable to sign in to MySpace account

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Just hours after a horrific shooting in an Orlando Nightclub, Chattanooga City Councilman Chris Anderson decided it would be a good idea to use social networking as a platform to air his grievances with a group of government officials. The aim of his attack was to point out the fact…

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Riverbend Festival ’16 – Prohibited and Allowed Items

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Riverbend (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/4UqSDB)

Planning on enjoying the sweet, sweet sounds of Riverbend ’16 on the Chattanooga riverfront this year? If so, please take note of the festival policies, including the following lists of prohibited and allowed items.   PROHIBITED ITEMS: * Backpacks * Pets * Skateboards * Bicycles * Laser pointers * Coolers…

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Riverbend makes deal to present 2016 Bonnaroo lineup 25 years from now

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Bonnaroo (Used under the CC-BY-SA-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/bWXzV4)

Organizers of the annual 9-day Chattanooga music festival Riverbend have signed a historic deal to present every act performing at the Bonnaroo festival this weekend at a future Riverbend Festival, 25 years from now. “We just saved ourselves a ton of effort,” said head Riverbend organizer Ginger Dewarr. “We can’t…

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