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Top Tales for Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Gentle reader, here are some of the latest stories in Tennessee politics. The Hamilton County Democratic Party holds its annual Kefauver Dinner fundraiser tonight at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Imperial Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen,

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What is ‘nonpartisan’? A view behind the scenes of the Brainerd forum

Tuesday evening’s candidate meet-and-greet and forum was sponsored by the Brainerd Unity Group, which bills itself as a nonpartisan community organization. I am a member of the group, though I confess I’m not regularly active in it, and I’ve slacked

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The calm after the storm

Maybe we haven’t recovered fully from last week’s elections, but here are a few things that have happened since. Chattanooga elections may move Chattanooga City Councilwoman Deborah Scott is pushing to have the council, and then the voters, decide on

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Greg Vital concedes Senate race, will not ask for recount

Following is a statement from the Greg Vital campaign: Although it was a very close race, the election is over. The ballots are in and hopefully all the votes have been counted accurately. There is no need for a recount.

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Your weather on the tens

Sen. Andy Berke caused an upper-level disturbance in District 10 when he announced that he will not seek re-election. At first the drop in barometric pressure was slight, since it appeared that Rep. Vince Dean would move in and thus

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