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September 2013

Mayor Berke upset that Obama stopped “Liking” his Facebook posts

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Mayor Andy Berke

Eight weeks after President Obama’s trip to Chattanooga to visit the Amazon fulfillment center, Mayor Andy Berke expressed disappointment that Obama has apparently stopped “Liking” his posts on the Facebook social network. “I don’t understand it,” said Berke, getting choked up while attempting to remain composed. “I thought we really…

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Bearded hipster community tapped for Civil War reenactment

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Left: Bearded hipster (Used under the CC-BY-2.0 license, source: flic.kr/p/aaZRFD). Right: Civil War soldiers (Used under the CC-BY-SA-2.0 license, source: flic.kr/p/5uv9hK)

Local historian Lester Goggin, one of the head organizers of the reenactment of the American Civil War Battle of Chickamauga, scheduled to commemorate its 150th anniversary, was facing a crisis several weeks ago. “We were looking at the number of participants, and we were nowhere close to having enough authentic-looking…

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R. Kelly to debut new album “Black Depends” about senior fetish at Track 29

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R. Kelly (Used under the CC-BY-SA-2.0 license. Source: http://flic.kr/p/6fGpBz)

R&B singer and recording artist R. Kelly has announced that next month, at the Chattanooga venue Track 29, he will debut his new album, Black Depends, by performing it in its entirety. The controversial, court-embattled singer is known for his intense fetishes for elderly women and urolagnia, which are the…

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Taco Bell introduces “Burger Taco” to Chattanooga test market

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Taco Bell's new "Burger Taco" (Left photo used under the CC-BY-2.0 license. Source: http://flic.kr/p/2WUtH)

One month ago, the fast food Tex-Mex restaurant Taco Bell introduced a breakfast taco, consisting of a U-shaped waffle filled with eggs and sausage, to test markets including Chattanooga, and now, in a similar manner, it has unveiled a new product in the Scenic City. The new menu item, called…

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BREAKING: Lake Winnepesaukah Announces Partnership with Six Flags Over Georgia for World’s Longest Water Park

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During a press conference this morning at Lake Winnepesaukah’s “Wet Spot” location of Soak Ya, a representative from the amusement park announced a partnership with Six Flags to build the world’s longest waterpark.  The announcement came just a few days after Six Flags Over Georgia unveiled plans to open its…

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