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Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke seeks to give Delta Queen the boot

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

Other cities want it. The National Trust is on the verge of naming it a National Treasure.

Yet Mayor Andy Berke wants the Delta Queen out of downtown Chattanooga by Sept. 30.

The historic and iconic riverboat that arrived in Chattanooga to much fanfare in 2009 is being unceremoniously evicted, according to records from Berke's office.

"The city has properly ordered that the vessel be removed," states a Sept. 10 temporary berthing agreement signed by City Attorney Wade Hinton.

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