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Long time Hamilton County Commissioner Fred Skillern dropped the gavel for the last time today.

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City and county officials have abandoned plans to move the local law enforcement firing range from its decades-old home on Moccasin Bend to a proposed $5 million indoor shooting range on East 12th Street.

The Chattanooga City Council voted Tuesday to keep future retirees who are re-employed by the city from dipping into their current retirement while contributing to a new city pension.

For a sixth go-round, builders, developers and Chattanooga officials will meet to talk about the weather — rain specifically.

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Just days before TennCare leaders head to court over accusations that state failures have created months-long delays in coverage, the agency’s director faced questions from lawmakers about the unfinished computer system that led to those delays.

NASHVILLE — A Republican state lawmaker on Tuesday called Gov. Bill Haslam a “traitor to the party” over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.

NASHVILLE — Scandal-ridden U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais on Monday was finally able to bring his Aug. 7 GOP primary election to a successful close after state Sen. Jim Tracy announced he won't challenge the razor-thin results and conceded defeat.

State Sen. Jim Tracy's campaign has only a few more days in which to concede or push for a recount in his race to unseat U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in Tennessee's 4th Congressional District.

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A day after the ISIS extremist group released a filmed execution of an American journalist, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker blamed ineffective U.S. foreign policy for helping create a power vacuum in Syria and Iraq and said President Barack Obama needs a clear objective in the Middle East.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker called on Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce members Wednesday to seek a unity candidate with big vision for the 2016 Republican presidential primary — right before mentioning his ability to bring people together and make his decades-old vision of Chattanooga a reality.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia.

AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry has been booked on two felony counts of abuse of power for carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors.

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