Government & Politics

NLRB Hearing Set for Monday in Chattanooga
UAW Complaints About State Inventives
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Holds Hamilton County Mayors' Roundtable
Mayors from Hamilton County got the chance to tell Congressman Chuck Fleischmann about issues affecting the community Thursday. Video Video
Early Voting Begins in Tennessee
There is a mail-in option for voters with special circumstances that prevent them from voting in person. Video Video
April Burgers with Berke at Lakeshore Grille
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke spent his lunch hour munching on burgers and getting to know his constituents. Video Video
Bradley County Shows Off New CPR Tool: Lucas 2
Bradley County EMS personnel have a new, high-tech way to keep you alive during an emergency. The Lucas 2 can do chest compressions on CPR patients. That means paramedics can concentrate on other tasks. Video Video
Tennessee "Open Carry" Law Struck Down in House Subcommittee
The measure sought to eliminate the state's background and training requirements for openly carrying guns in public, but would have kept the permit rules in place for concealed firearms.
USDA Recalls Dried Egg Products Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Nutriom LLC, a Lacey, Wash. establishment, is recalling an additional 82,884 pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday.
New Legislation to Change When School Buses Must be Expired
Representative Vince Dean (R- East Ridge) estimates this new legislation will save $56 million dollars in its first year. Video Video
Chattanooga Public Works to Track Vehicles for Real-Time Data to Residents
Chattanooga officials hope a big new investment in technology will help better inform residents. The new $131,000 investment means you'll know exactly where salt and sand trucks are working during snow events. Video Video
Tyson Chicken Nugget Recall
Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. Video Video
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NickAndros423 - 5:24 PM
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God help both the family and bus driver... what a tragic event.

tjones - 4/18/2014 11:10 PM
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I appreciate that WDEF published an article about our Basilica's beautiful windows, but this is very poorly written and obviously unedited. You have to do better than this. Where's the Ombudsman?

Shawnjuan02 - 4/18/2014 5:32 PM
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Here's my Cold Water Video http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=7ktgUqvJ7a4

kimmeydaigh - 4/18/2014 10:54 AM
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this is kimmey daigh i have posted a new photo to facebook on my profile she is the dog on the right

Here2Opine - 4/18/2014 7:33 AM
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He needs to do these meet and greets in the gang areas. Maybe if he spent more time dodging gang bullets like the rest of us, he would actually do more to prevent gang activity instead of just hiding the term "gang" from the tourism trade. It's not going away on it's own Berke.

NickAndros423 - 4/15/2014 8:54 PM
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"Freedom of speech is ok but when you talk about hate and all this it shouldn't be allowed,", lmao (rolls eyes). It's a little better than "ok"... and it's a critical right, obviously. And for it to exist at all, you have to give dummies the same right to it. I don't like the idea of those (alleged) jerks coming here, either; however, that they can speaks well for everybody's rights in the bigger picture. It's amazing, and kind of scary, that the only locals to ever be interviewed are the 'blinders on' people.

amandawa - 4/10/2014 2:42 PM
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BO IS STILL MISSING AS OF 4-10-2014!!

NickAndros423 - 4/10/2014 1:38 PM
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"Leash law", lol... what a joke. We have a leash law within city limits here in Chattanooga, for all the good it does. The whole situation is pretty pathetic on all fronts. Firstly, of course, are all the selfish, inconsiderate dummies who disregard it; and secondly and thirdly, calling animal control and/or the police when there's a problem is roughly akin to dialing 1-800-USELESS. Nine times out of ten, when calling animal control, you just get a recorded message stating they're not available at the time. Then, when you call the police, they just tell you to call animal control... a never-ending loop of incompetence, lmao. In my experience, dog owners are generally a selfish, inconsiderate lot to begin with. Well over half of them aren't in a situation to even responsibly own a dog, as far as providing for it--not just food, but with the proper attention given and space provided. But they do it anyway, and infringe their selfish stupidity on those around them. Since this has been allowed to become the status quo, tragedies like the one in this story are going to ultimately occur. I can't even imagine what the parents are going through... what a terrible thing to endure.

lmurphy - 4/10/2014 11:26 AM
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Love you guys bunches!!!

ninakyle - 4/10/2014 7:53 AM
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what does he look like?
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