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Amanda Terkel

Chattanooga Voters Reject Law Extending LGBT Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Chattanooga, Tennessee, overwhelmingly rejected an ordinance Thursday that would have extended equal protections and benefits ...

Crosses for Equality

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 07.25.2014 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

A group of Christians gathered at Renaissance Presbyterian Church (USA) in Chattanooga to construct "Crosses for Equality" to show their support of a non-discrimination and domestic partnership ordinance.

CityLove: Tour Chattanooga by Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Grant Stevens Some of my favorite things...#coolidgepark #tennesseeriver #lookout mountain #deltaqueenriverboat #fallleaves #marketstre...

CityLove: Chattanooga Edition

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Chattanooga hasn't always been so beautiful. In 1969, the federal government declared that Chattanooga had the dirtiest air in the nation, and since then, the city has been on a mission to clean up its image.

To Save the Internet We Need to Own the Means of Distribution

David Morris | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
David Morris

With the announcement by the FCC that cable and telephone companies will be allowed to prioritize access to their customers only one option remains th...

Dave Jamieson

Messy Union Battle Comes To An End

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business

The United Auto Workers union announced Monday that it withdrew its challenge to the closely watched Volkswagen union election that took place in Tenn...

At Tennessee Volkswagen Plant, National Opposition to UAW Signals a New Normal

David Uberti | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
David Uberti

From billboards linking the UAW and Detroit to a state senator's warnings that unionization could threaten the plant's tax incentives, the battle lines between pro- and anti-union forces extended far past the Chattanooga factory floor where about 1,500 workers toil each day.

Dave Jamieson

Senator Declares Himself 'Public Enemy Number One' Of Labor Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United Auto Workers union may feel that Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) interfered in its election at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga ea...

Dave Jamieson

After Huge Loss, Unions Score Payback On Tennessee Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Bill Haslam (R) and other Tennessee Republicans scored a major victory earlier this month when the United Auto Workers lost their c...

Dave Jamieson

After Devastating Loss, Union Makes Huge Move Against GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- After a narrow and devastating loss at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant last week, the United Auto Workers union has asked the federal l...

Volkswagen Enters The United Auto Workers Fray

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business

* Labour influence key to VW's strategy * Workers on Friday voted against representation by UAW union * VW labour repre...

Scary Chattanoogan Billboards: Swaying 86 People With Mystery Money and Veiled Threats

Kevin Walsh | Posted 04.17.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

Yesterday in Tennessee, in a narrow vote swung by just six percent, the United Auto Workers' efforts to unionize the Chattanooga Volkswagen workers fell short, 712-626. The 'yes' votes began to fade away in the final two weeks due to a barrage of billboards like the following...

GOP Denies Workers' Right to Unionize

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans believe, for example, that business should be free from the kind of government regulation that would prevent chemical companies from spewing poison into West Virginia drinking water. When it comes to freedom for workers, though, the GOP is all about squelching that.

Same-Sex Couples in the South

James Mahon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
James Mahon

Three Tennessee towns now recognize same-sex couples. In a landmark decision for the so-called "buckle" of the Bible Belt, Chattanooga joined Knoxville and Collegedale with a city council vote recognizing same-sex spouses of city employees for benefits.

Editor Fired Over Anti-Obama Headline

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Media

An editor has been fired for telling President Obama to "shove it" in a headline. Drew Johnson, who led the editorial page at the Chattanooga Times...

The One Thing Obama Neglected To Mention On His Jobs Tour

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

Inequality is not simply a question of spending power. It has physical dimensions, not least urban geography that includes an unbridgeable chasm between working opportunities and the places where people live.

Dave Jamieson

Obama To Talk Up Good Jobs... At Warehouse Staffed By Temps

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will visit an Amazon fulfillment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Tuesday as part of his national jobs tour, acco...

What Good Is a Gigabit?

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Jake Brewer

At 1 billion "bits per second," a gigabit is 200 times faster than today's U.S. average of roughly 5 million bits per second. But the question remains: what can we actually do with that kind of speed?

Volkswagen's U.S. Assembly Plant: Building the Passat, and VW's Future

Karl Brauer | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Karl Brauer

The commitment to build an all-new U.S. automotive factory reflects a much grander long-term goal for Volkswagen: sell 800,000 cars a year in the U.S. by 2018.

Peter S. Goodman

Beyond Reach: How Limited Public Transportation Keeps Poor People From Working

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- In the two months since he lost his job driving a delivery truck for a door company, Lebron Stinson has absorbed a bitter geogra...

Chowin' Down In Chattanooga

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

If a hearty breakfast or brunch is what you're in search of, The Bluegrass Grill might be your choice.

WATCH: Mom's Disney Surprise Disaster

Posted 12.21.2011 | Comedy

Forget everything you've learned from TV, the Internet and all of those ridiculous commercials. Not all children, in fact, want to go to Disney World....

David Lohr

Police: Body Found In Tennessee Creek Was Intentionally Weighted Down

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2011 | Crime

Authorities in Tennessee have identified a man who was found dead in a creek two weeks ago and was intentionally weighted down. Now they are trying to...

Dentures Returned From Beyond The Grave

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- A Tennessee man's body is being exhumed to remove dentures that belong to another man after a mix-up at a Chattanooga hospital. ...

Lucas Kavner

Bonnaroo Reports Tenth Death Since 2002

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn., one of the most popular music festivals in America, was held from June 9-12 of this year. Rapper Emi...