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Pulling up stakes: Campaign signs prohibited from public spaces

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

 It's settled once and for all. It's not OK to campaign at the courthouse or any county property — except 101 feet or more from polling locations.

Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday set that notion in stone after a kerfuffle last weekabout copies of a campaign letter posted in the Hamilton County-Chattanooga Courts Building.

Then county leaders found out that, in fact, there was no rule barring political campaigning on county property.

Commission Chairman Fred Skillern brought the resolution as a late item, not on the agenda passed last week, because he said it was an urgent matter that needed to get on the books.

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