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Better Broadband Lowers Unemployment Rates, Study Says

Chattanooga’s community owned and operated fiber network resulted in significant gains in local employment, data suggests.
Karl Bode
6.6.19
Features

The City That Was Saved by the Internet

Job opportunities are drying up in towns without broadband. Chattanooga, Tennessee turned around its fortunes by building the fastest internet in the United States.
Jason Koebler
10.27.16
Chattanooga

This Guy Has the Fastest Home Internet in the United States

Five ISPs offer 10 gigabit per second internet connections. So far, it looks like only one person in the US has bought one.
Jason Koebler
10.27.16
Chattanooga

FCC Won’t Appeal Municipal Broadband Defeat to Supreme Court

After court defeat, municipal broadband fight shifts to Congress and the states.
Sam Gustin
8.29.16
Chattanooga

US Appeals Court Protects State Broadband Laws Literally Written By Big Telecom

A court has killed an FCC challenge to anticompetitive telecom laws all over the country.
Jason Koebler
8.10.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About Suspected Chattanooga Shooter Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez

The 24-year-old Jordanian was a high school wrestler whose senior yearbook quote read, "My name causes national security alerts. What does yours do?"
Allie Conti
7.17.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Lone Gunman Reportedly Killed Four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee, This Morning

The shooter is dead as well, though details about his identity and motives haven't been confirmed just yet.
Tati Esposito von Mueffling
7.16.15
Features

Chattanooga Gospel: TUT's Corner Stories Are Bringing a New Spirit to Hip-Hop

Meet the Tennessee rapper behind this year's thrilling mixtape 'Preacher's Son' and watch a video for his new song, "Throwed."
Kyle Kramer
7.7.15
Stuff

Who Was the Worst Cry-Baby of the Year?

The mom who called the cops because her kid was watching porn? The pastor who refused to bury a gay man? The cops who arrested a 90-year-old for feeding the homeless?
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.23.14
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Guy Got Fired For Dancing

This week: A guy got fired for dancing on the job and someone allegedly burned down a bakery because the police wouldn't help him get in his car.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
6.27.14
Interviews

Isaiah Rashad: Motion Activated

We spoke to the TDE signee about his debut project, practicing practice and suicidal thoughts.
Slava Pastuk
3.6.14