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Insurers to create GoFundMe campaigns for policy holders before price hikes

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Health insurers in Tennessee have announced that they will automatically create individual GoFundMe campaigns for each ObamaCare exchange plan policy holder for convenience, after it was announced that Tennessee regulators had approved large increases in individual rates for 2017. Tennessee’s largest health insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, was approved for…

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Local gangs agree to truce over bathroom bread thawing

in Business/Culture/Food/Drink/Health

After weeks of relentless violence, representatives from Chattanooga area gangs have agreed to a cease fire. Members say the shocking revelation of a local restaurant thawing out their sandwich bread in bathrooms have rendered members in a disgusted state where the willpower to continue drive-by shootings and stabbings has stopped.…

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Local girlfriends release study linking semen consumption with cancer

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Research lab (Used under the CC-BY-SA-2.0 license. Source: flic.kr/p/xg4zco)

The results of a scientific study were released today by a group of local girlfriends, in cooperation with the UT College of Medicine in Chattanooga, linking the consumption of semen with an increased risk of cancer. The study’s results were published on the same day that a completely different study…

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VW halts “inflatable passenger” option for carpool lane users

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Inflatable passenger (l), VW logo (r)

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

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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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