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Thanks, EPB, for your unflinching efforts to embrace transparency with more noise and a smokescreen.

Gov. Bill Haslam seems poised to slide straight back into his chair in Tennessee's Capitol building this November and that's really too bad for Tennesseans.

The National Park Service recently spent nearly $50,000 to conduct an environmental cleanup assessment for Chattanooga's and Hamilton County's police firing range under the assumption that the range would be moved, the soil cleaned, and the land donated to the Park Service for the Moccasin Bend National Archeological District and the benefit of our community.

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"Trust us. We're from the government, and we're here to help."

It's interesting how the worm has turned.

The NFL and its contrite commissioner, Roger Goodell, are in full damage-control mode for the way they handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse case.

  • Sept. 26th, 2014  |
  • By Ron Hart
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If you want to see a grown man giggle, put him behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S.

REYHANLI, Turkey — As Syrian rebel commander Hamza al-Shamali describes the battle inside Syria, a few miles across the border, the immediate problem isn't defeating the Islamic State.

  • Oct. 2nd, 2014  |
  • By By David Ignatius
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Science fiction fans will recall the Borg, cybernetic mechanical/organic beings seeking the transformation, if not destruction, of the human race in “Star Trek, the New Generation.”

  • Oct. 2nd, 2014  |
  • By By Mike Chambers
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The only thing wrong with Corinne Hill's travel schedule is that she's not doing enough of it.

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Americans love a fight. That is how this country was built. We like it so much that it scares us. And ISIS wants to pick a fight?

Is Vladimir Putin or Dick Cheney the worst warmonger of our time? Think about it.

Our Nobel Peace Prize president had better earn the award or return the $1 million.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |
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Gov. Bill Haslam and other officials are seeking to create consistency among education standards, programs and testing.

Robin Smith's commentary, "Failure to identify right, wrong," got it wrong.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust presented a $10,000 check to the area Habitat for Humanity's Neighborhood Revitalization Program, A Brush with Kindness.

  • Sept. 28th, 2014  |
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