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Hundreds Turn Out for Beaulieu of America Job Fair in Dalton
People lined up around the building this morning before doors even opened at the Beaulieu of America job fair. 150 jobs were up for grabs at the Georgia Department of Labor Career Center. Officials say the company is growing and they want to get up to full capacity. Video Video
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Announces New President and CEO
Bill Kilbride currently serves as Mohawk's Chief Sustainability officer. He retires from that position in July. Video Video
Subpoenas Issued To Haslam, Corker, Others Before NLRB Hearing on Volkswagen Union Vote
Lawyers with the United Auto Workers issued a subpoena for Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to testify at the upcoming NLRB hearing on then UAW vote at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant. Video Video
Volkswagen Issue Recall on Passat, Other Vehicles Over Fire Fear
Volkswagen has temporarily halted sales of about 25,000 cars in the US because of a fire risk. Video Video
Illegal Stop in Kimball Walmart Parking Lot?
Sources say this has been an ongoing problem since the parking lot got re-paved in 2011. Video Video
National Business News
US stock market finishes week mostly higher
Stocks are mostly higher on Wall Street as upbeat earnings news from several big U.S. companies encouraged investors. The Dow fell 16 points, while the Nasdaq composite rose nine points by the end of trading Thursday.
Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show
Who says America has lost its muscle? Dodge unveiled the 2015 Challenger, with a 6.4-liter, 485-horsepower V8 -- and Ford kicked off the show by putting a bright yellow 2015 Mustang on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building.
Gov't says case against Blackwater guard in jeopardy
The government has said its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy, saying a court ruling this month has effectively terminated the manslaughter, attempted manslaughter and weapons charges against him.
Record labels sue Pandora over older songs
Major record labels -- including divisions of Sony, Warner and Universal -- are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement, for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying any license fees.
NC gov's proposal doesn't address Duke ash pits
While North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is touting a proposal to strengthen government oversight of the state's coal ash dumps, it doesn't address one key issue -- What will happen to Duke Energy's ash pits.
Entertainment News
Aretha Franklin sues website over Patti LaBelle story
Editors at TheNewsNerd.com published the fake story on April 11, prompting the Queen of Soul to post a formal denial four days later, and now she is taking legal steps. According to the Detroit News, Franklin is filing a $10 million lawsuit.
Hamm teams with Casey Affleck for Sunday baseball clashes
Mad Men star Jon Hamm still dons his catcher's gear and plays baseball on Sunday mornings in a celebrity team headed by Casey Affleck. The actor was a top prospect before he turned his back on his favorite sport.
Paul Walker's mom asks guardianship bid to be dismissed
Tragic actor Paul Walker's mother has asked a judge to dismiss her petition for guardianship of his daughter Meadow. Cheryl Walker filed papers for temporary and permanent guardianship of the 15 year old in Los Angeles Superior Court last month.
Miley Cyrus axes more shows as she remains hospitalized
Miley Cyrus has postponed two more concerts on her Bangerz tour as she remains hospitalized. She has now added Friday's stop in her native Nashville, Tennessee and Saturday's date in Louisville, Kentucky to the list of shows she's had to reschedule.

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