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Littlefield recites legacy, to mixed reviews

[View the story "Littlefield recites legacy, to mixed reviews" on Storify] Littlefield recites legacy, to mixed reviews Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield delivers final State of the City address Storified by TennesseeTicket· Tue, Mar 12 2013 04:48:33 Missy Crutchfield, chair of

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One day historians will recall this as the beginning of an era

Recall election blogger Joshua Spivak has a story in the Los Angeles Times about the recent sharp increase in the number of recall initiatives. The recall’s increasing popularity and effectiveness is directly connected to technology. Campaigning, fundraising and, critically for

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Rehear ye, rehear ye

Attorneys for Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield had asked the Tennessee Court of Appeals to rehear the appeal of last year’s Circuit Court ruling that enjoined the Hamilton County Election Commission from certifying a recall petition. The Court of Appeals ruled

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When will Chattanooga get a new mayor?

The short answer to the title question? April 15, 2013. Now, but here are some confounding evidential specimens and alternative theories. Meander with me, will you? Dude: Oh, man, my thinking about this case had become very uptight.

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Election Commission certifies recall petition, sets vote

Reports on Twitter by those in attendance at this morning’s Hamilton County Election Commission meeting say that the commissioners voted 3-1 to certify the petition to recall Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield, and subsequently voted 4-0 to set an August 2012

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