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5:10pm

Thu May 12, 2011
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Ringgold brings back Depot entertainment programs this weekend

Ringgold, GA – From a media release:

City Manager Dan Wright said that while the 9 p.m. - daylight curfew continues in the aftermath of the tornado, arrangements are being made to accommodate those leaving the Sensational Second Weekends programs at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41.

"People from our community and the entire region need the opportunity to walk away from the destruction, sit down and enjoy and evening of family entertainment," Wright said. "We feel it is important that these regular opportunities return as quickly as possible."

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1:40pm

Mon May 9, 2011
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Salvation Army Teams Up With FEMA in Recovery Efforts

Salvation Army Teams With FEMA in Recovery Efforts

Julie Steele

Chattanooga, TN – Starting Today the Salvation Army will be teaming with The Federal Emergency Management Agency to better serve those affected by the recent storms in the area. On Friday we spoke with David Costello, public information officer for the Salvation Army.

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10:16am

Sun May 8, 2011
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Disaster Food Stamps Available For Tornado Victims In Bradley, Greene, Hamilton & Washington Counties

Chattanooga, TN – eleased on Fri, May 06, 2011 - 3:23 pm under

* Human Services
* Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

DHS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS BEGINS MAY 9

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12:00pm

Fri May 6, 2011
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Catoosa County services continue to assist affected residents

Catoosa County, GA – From the Catoosa County and Ringgold Joint Information Office:


Area services continue to assist affected residents
New Volunteer Coordinator Line created, Help line hours change

As Catoosa County and Ringgold moves operations from the emergency operations command at the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office later this week, the continuing efforts of coordinating services of volunteers throughout the clean-up and the rebuild continues, according to Catoosa County Manager Mike Helton and Ringgold City Manager Dan Wright.

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11:56am

Fri May 6, 2011
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Volunteer Opportunities In Our Area

Chattanooga, TN – From the United Way:

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11:53am

Fri May 6, 2011
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SBA Ready To Help Small Businesses Affected By Storm Damage

Chattanooga, TN – From an SBA Media Release:

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Karen G. Mills issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Tennessee that were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and flooding that occurred from April 25 - 28, 2011:

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4:00pm

Wed May 4, 2011
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United Way 211 Disaster Services

Chattanooga, TN – There's so much going on right now in terms of places to get help, specific types of donations needed at certain places, and other disaster relief information that it's difficult to stay updated. But the United Way is collecting and distributing the latest info on the Web and through its phone bank.

The United Way's 2-1-1 Disaster Services Update page is at:

http://www.uwchatt.org/www/docs/13.3120/2-1-1-disaster-services-update.html

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3:58pm

Wed May 4, 2011
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Tornado, Flooding Victims Should Register with FEMA

Chattanooga, TN – From FEMA:

Tennesseans affected by recent storms and flooding are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) immediately.

President Barack Obama has declared four Tennessee counties - Bradley, Greene, Hamilton and Washington - federal disasters and eligible for federal assistance. Persons in this area should immediately register with the FEMA by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).

Persons in emergency situations should immediately call 9-1-1 or their local Emergency Management Agency.

3:56pm

Wed May 4, 2011
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FEMA begins making contact with residents

Catoosa County, GA – From a recent media release:

According to Catoosa County Manager Mike Helton FEMA representatives will begin to make initial visits to damaged homes in the area by Thursday.

"Each and every resident who suffered any damage to their home should register," he said. "Even if you were nearby and your house was not touched you might discover six months from now you have some serious roof leaks that were not apparent initially. If you have not registered you will not be able to go back and receive assistance.

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4:15pm

Fri April 15, 2011
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Interview With Roy Blount Jr

Roy Blount Jr

Michael Edward Miller

Chattanooga, TN – Just before the AEC Conference on Southern literature, acclaimed humorist and author Roy Blount Jr. stopped by our studios. He discussed his love of language, his love of cornbread, being in a band with Stephen King and Dave Barry, and being a panelist on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!

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2:56pm

Mon April 4, 2011
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30 Days 30 Ways

Chattanooga, TN – Have you noticed trash littering up your community? One Leadership Chattanooga group project encourages you to do something about it. In fact they are offering 30 different ways you can do something about litter this month. 30 Days 30 Ways provides a website with links to local resources and valuable information to raise awareness about litter and encourage you to do your part to reduce litter.

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7:35pm

Thu March 31, 2011
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Underground Comedy Scene Brings Doug Stanhope To Chattanooga

Underground Comedy Brings Doug Stanhope To Chattanooga

Michael Edward Miller

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11:46am

Fri March 25, 2011
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Texting, Video Games Before Bed Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

Texting, Video Games Before Bed Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

Michael Edward Miller

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12:24pm

Thu March 17, 2011
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E-Book Revolution Arrives At Chattanooga Public Library

E-Books Now Available at Chattanooga Public Library

Michael Edward Miller

Chattanooga, TN – If you own an iPhone, an iPad, or a Barnes and Noble Nook, you'll be happy to hear this: The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library now has e-books available for download.

From the library's Web site:

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12:19pm

Thu March 17, 2011
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Story Center to Archive Personal Histories

Story Center to Archive Personal Histories

Michael Edward Miller

Chattanooga, TN – Fans of StoryCorps, take note: Among the exciting new elements in the exhibits at the Chattanooga History Center's new facility, will be Story Center, similar to StoryCorps-- it's a special place where visitors can leave personal oral histories and scan family documents. Julie Steele recently spoke with Daryl Black of the Chattanooga History Center.

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