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Judge says petitioners can join recall lawsuit

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CHATTANOOGA (Times Free Press)-- A judge ruled Friday that one of the men pushing for a recall of Mayor Ron Littlefield can intervene in a lawsuit the mayor has filed to stop the recall.

Circuit Court Judge Jeff Hollingsworth ruled that Jim Folkner, who heads the group Citizens to Recall Mayor Littlefield, can become a party in the lawsuit, which Littlefield filed to stop a recall election from occurring during the Nov. 2 general election.

As a party to the suit, Folkner has all the same legal rights as the mayor.

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