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Oh, SNAP! Three squares for the price of a mocha

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke today said that he will be taking the SNAP challenge during the week of Nov. 4th—and that he’s bringing his wife and staff along in the challenge. Hunger is a reality for many in our community,

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4th Avenue shooting punctuates Chattanooga crime study decision

On the same afternoon that the Chattanooga City Council approved funding for a major crime-reduction initiative proposed by Mayor Andy Berke, a shooting on one of the city’s more troubled streets sent a victim to the hospital, where he is

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Turning Chattanooga bluer?

It’s just a minor detail, I suppose, but I couldn’t get out of any activists was which races would be targeted, or who would be running for any of them. I was told that some announcements would be coming later

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State Democrats: ‘Yes we Kaine’

The Tennessee Democratic Party held its annual Jackson Day Dinner fundraiser in more modest quarters than in times past, but several hundred supporters were encouraged to look to better future days, according to this Tennessean report (paywall warning). Chattanooga Mayor

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Berke answers some budget questions

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