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As a ‘buy now, pay later’ lifestyle becomes a trend, financial tension within the United States population rises with it 

By CHASE A. DAVIS  CHATTANOOGA ( – After the Great Recession, the idea of a traditional American lifestyle changed quite dramatically.   With the incorporation of credit on a national scale, also known as the “buy now, pay later” Plan, accessible to the public via companies like PayPal and Klarna, Americans …

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The Cost of Service with a Smile

Angry customer aggressively complains to service worker while they seem stressed by the situation

CHATTANOOGA, TN–( Imagine you’re an 18-year-old working their first serving job in the restaurant industry. You approach a table by greeting them with a kind, “Hello, how are you doing today?” just to be rudely interrupted by, “I’ll have a water and there better not be any ice!” What that …

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Gas or Class

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ( Gas or Class Many would consider soaring gas prices to be the current hottest topic across America today and it seems to have no end in sight.Gas prices hit a record low of $2.14 per gallon in 2016. The average gas price today is $4.99. In the …

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Officer In Lyoya Shooting Charged With Murder

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (–On Thursday Officer Christopher Schurr was charged with second-degree murder after fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya during a traffic stop. This shooting took place in April after Lyoya reached for the officer’s taser. The body cam footage shows the beginning of the traffic stop and the moment when …

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The Future of Roe v. Wade

By: Izabelle Bradley CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ( — In early May of 2022, the Supreme Court suggested striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. According to a draft majority opinion signed by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, “It is time to heed the constitution and return the issue of abortion to …

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Weinstein Finally Sentenced to Justice

CHATTANOOGA, TENN ( – On Thursday, an appeals court in New York held up infamous film producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction, serving Weinstein with a 23-year prison sentence. As women in America let out a sigh of relief, this long-time suspect finally faces the countless allegations against him. With Weinstein …

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