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Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

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A recent Associated Press article posed this question: What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital?

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

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The word is lagniappe. Discovering this word was like finding a rare ruby in a field or getting a gift at Christmas you did not want but learn…

BASKETBALL: Darlington fights for win over Christian Heritage

BASKETBALL: Darlington fights for win over Christian Heritage

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Three players reached double digits for Darlington on Saturday as the Tigers traveled to Christian Heritage and pulled out a 49-47 win against…

WRESTLING: Local teams get one final tune-up before area tournaments at the Darlington Classic

WRESTLING: Local teams get one final tune-up before area tournaments at the Darlington Classic

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Darlington’s traditional wrestling tournament has always been held with the intention of being a springboard for the postseason and teams took…

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers get by East Georgia State

GHC BASKETBALL: Lady Chargers get by East Georgia State

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Sydney Garnigan made two big shots down the stretch and Taylor Farley sank a 3-pointer in overtime Saturday as the Georgia Highlands women sur…

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Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

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A recent Associated Press article posed this question: What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital?

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

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The word is lagniappe. Discovering this word was like finding a rare ruby in a field or getting a gift at Christmas you did not want but learn…

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

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We have just ended what we call the season of giving, Christmas.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Respect the office if not the man

GUEST EDITORIAL: Respect the office if not the man

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Donald J. Trump, the billionaire businessman, will recite the presidential oath today. Each inauguration is a demonstration to the rest of the…

GUEST COLUMN: What we can learn from Washington’s Farewell Address

GUEST COLUMN: What we can learn from Washington’s Farewell Address

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With the inauguration of a new president, it seems timely to study the words of the first one, who set the mechanism of our presidential proce…

GUEST COLUMN: Between you and I, the English language is, like, awesome!

GUEST COLUMN: Between you and I, the English language is, like, awesome!

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Awesome, indeed! Were it not, the English language could not have withstood so much abuse and manipulation since the Angles introduced it to J…

Mike Lester's Cartoon

Mike Lester's Cartoon

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GUEST EDITORIAL: A gaping security hole

GUEST EDITORIAL: A gaping security hole

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Since the Transportation Security Administration was created in 2001 after the 9/11 attacks, its most high-profile focus has been on protectin…

GUEST EDITORIAL: Trump and the environment

GUEST EDITORIAL: Trump and the environment

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Federal environmental policy often produces conflicting results. On one hand, the Environmental Protection Agency has promulgated a Clean Powe…

GUEST COLUMN: ‘Bob’s your uncle’ for the inauguration

GUEST COLUMN: ‘Bob’s your uncle’ for the inauguration

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“Good Morning Britain,” aired on ITV, Britain’s oldest TV network, came back this week for their third interview with me. The program is seen …

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

GUEST EDITORIAL: A low-cost alternative to EpiPen emerges

GUEST EDITORIAL: A low-cost alternative to EpiPen emerges

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The clamor over the cost of Mylan’s EpiPen has generated a reaction in the health care market. The CVS pharmacy chain announced last week that…

EDITORIAL: Georgia’s clout increases with Graves’ chairmanship

EDITORIAL: Georgia’s clout increases with Graves’ chairmanship

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Georgia’s clout in Congress has increased with the appointment of Rep. Tom Graves to chair the Financial Services and General Government Subco…

Clay Bennett Cartoon

Clay Bennett Cartoon

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GUEST COLUMN: Questions that I was asked as a policeman

GUEST COLUMN: Questions that I was asked as a policeman

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As a policeman I was asked all kinds of questions. Some were asked trying to find out an answer. Some were asked by people trying to be smart.…

Mike Lester's Cartoon

Mike Lester's Cartoon

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GUEST EDITORIAL: As President Obama exits, how do we judge his legacy?

GUEST EDITORIAL: As President Obama exits, how do we judge his legacy?

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Guest editorial

COLUMN: Crackin’ crawdads and the Twin Towers

COLUMN: Crackin’ crawdads and the Twin Towers

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I’m addicted to crawdads.

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

GUEST COLUMN: Some convenient omissions from Obama’s farewell

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Tuesday night, exactly 2,899 days after his 2008 election victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park, President Obama returned to his adopted home…

Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks

Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:18 remaining and the Chicag…

USC holds off Arizona State 82-79 to snap 2-game home skid

USC holds off Arizona State 82-79 to snap 2-game home skid

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elijah Stewart scored 29 points, making seven of Southern California's 14…

Bookies make Patriots a 3-point pick with record over/under

Bookies make Patriots a 3-point pick with record over/under

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers like the New England Patriots by a field goal over the Atlanta F…

Canada, Burke lift No. 13 UCLA women past USC 71-67

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA women's basketball team did it again.

Super Bowl will pit Brady's Patriots against Ryan's Falcons

Super Bowl will pit Brady's Patriots against Ryan's Falcons

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A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the S…

Curtains for Steelers defense in 36-17 AFC title game loss

Curtains for Steelers defense in 36-17 AFC title game loss

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — LeGarrette Blount burst through the line at the Pittsburgh 19, slip…

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

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According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marsh…

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

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A LaFayette man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend has a criminal arrest record for drugs, officials said.

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has recovered a 1996 Dodge Ram Truck reported stolen from Dawson County, Ga.