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A rash of break-ins on Signal Mountain has some residents there wishing the city would follow in the footsteps of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., and install cameras to record the license plate of every vehicle that comes through town.

A Chattanooga State instructor says top administrators tried to intimidate teachers to vote in support of college President Jim Catanzaro during the faculty's recent vote of no confidence.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Effective Jan. 1, the shelter operated by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County no longer will adhere to its original "no-kill" mission.

After more than two years of debate between city officials and residents, officials in Chattanooga now can begin enforcing rules concerning animal permits.

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NASHVILLE — State Rep. Rick Womick, who hopes to unseat Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell in Dec. 10 leadership elections, is disavowing anonymous email images portraying Harwell and two key legislative allies as puppets on a string controlled by the House clerk.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A federal court has cleared the way for gay couples to be married in South Carolina.

NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam is raising questions about plans by two state Senate Republicans to repeal Tennessee's controversial Common Core education standards and create a new panel to make recommendations on their replacement.

ATLANTA — Georgia’s U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson kicked off the 2016 campaign on Monday, announcing his re-election bid surrounded by top Republicans at the state Capitol.

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was chosen as the new chairman of the Republican Governors Association Thursday afternoon, state Republican Party officials said.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may be elected chairman of the Republican Governors Association today during the organization's annual conference.

WASHINGTON — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.

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