Monthly Archives: October 2014

Siler makes a seven dollar holler

In a release, Cheri Siler asks supporters to kick in $7 apiece to her campaign to help buy ads in the Democrat’s election bid for the Tennessee state Senate 7th District race against Republican Richard Briggs. In the last report … Continue reading

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Ashe goes to Ukraine

Victor Ashe, former Knoxville mayor and ambassador to Poland, went over to Ukraine to observe elections. He sent us a report yesterday. Here goes: Kyiv, Ukraine – Ukrainians went to the polls on October 26 to elect a new parliament … Continue reading

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State GOP calls Ball liar. Hard to tell

Got this in the inbox from the state GOP. The only context to add here is that the forum the release speaks of was closed to the public and not televised, so it’s very difficult to add objective context to … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum tonight at West H.S. – Briggs called “evil”

Commissioners Jeff Ownby and Amy Broyles are crossing the aisle to bring joint town hall meetings to the community and have their first one scheduled for 6 p.m. today at West High School. The theme tonight: Campaigns and Elections. Cheri Siler, … Continue reading

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Wanna fist-bump with Burchett?

Times are rare when you can see Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett shake hands with folks, but this is one of those occasions – constituent meetings with the mayor. He’ll go to the fist bump as a default, but will … Continue reading

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Your Kiffin roundup

Your 13th House District Democratic state Rep. Gloria Johnson was the subject of an ad that compared her to Lane Kiffin – the heartbreaker, failer-upperer and former UT football coach who left in the cover of night. According to Georgiana Vines, quoting Johnson, … Continue reading

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Brown goes cruisin, Ownby drops weight and other Commissioner tidbits

Cruisn’ Knox County Commissioner Mike Brown just got back from a Mediterranean cruise that included stops in Italy and Spain and other spots in the Hinder Sea. But travelling isn’t his thing, he said. And after his first cruise, he said he’d … Continue reading

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