Monthly Archives: May 2011

This is Memorial Day

The grilled food, motorsports, lakeside recreation, and all are great; but please remember the reason for this holiday. A nation thanks those who have given their lives in service.

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Chattanooga Chamber advocates ‘rich talent pool’ in superintendent search

In a letter from CEO Tom Edd Wilson, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce implores the Hamilton County Board of Education to “cast a wide net” in its search to replace outgoing Superintendent Jim Scales. Click the link below to

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Three is a crowd—better bring 40,000 of your best friends

Well, that’s a wrap…ture. The 2011 session of the 107th General Assembly has ended, and as Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey pointed out in a released statement, the final gavel came down earlier than it usually does. Lt. Gov. Ramsey (R-Blountville)

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Mister Popularity

Former U.S. Senator, television and film star, and (was he really a?) 2008 presidential hopeful Fred Thompson has joined an effort to institute a national popular vote system. Here’s the press release: WASHINGTON – Senator Fred Thompson was named national

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A few GOP hopefuls debate

The Hill has the details.

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