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Chattanooga goes after NGOs and churches for overdue water fees

March 9th, 2010 12:00 am by Cliff Hightower

Going after about $128,000, the city of Chattanooga has sued 31 nongovernmental agencies for overdue water quality fees, including churches and nonprofits, the mayor said Monday. "We've filed suits against a number of nonpayers," Mr. Littlefield said. "It

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9 illegal immigrants accused of fraud

March 9th, 2010 12:00 am by Monica Mercer

CHATTANOOGA A local federal judge calls it the most "bizarre, Alice-in-Wonderland" scenario he ever has encountered in the world of government prosecutions.The U.S. attorney's office for the Eastern District of Tennessee is prosecuting nine illegal immig

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Tenn. Hospitality Association fires CEO for e-mail comparing Michelle Obama to a chimp

March 9th, 2010 12:00 am by Wire and regional reports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The political fallout is continuing for a man who, as CEO of the Tennessee Hospitality Association, sent out an e-mail comparing first lady Michelle Obama to a chimpanzee.On Monday, the association's board voted unanimously to ter

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Carter County officers nab burglary suspect after his car gets stuck

March 8th, 2010 12:00 am by John Thompson, Johnson City Press

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Elderly man killed in Morristown crash

March 8th, 2010 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Morristown Citizen Tribune a 90-year-old man was killed Saturday in a T-bone crash on Andrew Johnson Highway at North Liberty Hill Road in Morristown.Spencer G. Brooks, of Morristown, was pronouned dead after being taken to

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Tennessee state parks generate more than a billion dollars

March 8th, 2010 12:00 am by Morgan Simmons

Tennessee's state park system is a billion-dollar industry that is especially beneficial to rural economies where jobs are needed most.Those are among the findings of a recent study that analyzes the economic benefits of Tennessee's 53 state parks. Conduc

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