Johnson City Press Saturday, August 23, 2014
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Attorney general says lottery-ticket pooling operations prohibited in Tennessee

Attorney general says lottery-ticket pooling operations prohibited in Tennessee

June 9th, 2014 11:25 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Pools at the office and among friends are still OK.

Comments
News Regional & National
Are you concerned about sleep-deprived truckers on the highway?

Are you concerned about sleep-deprived truckers on the highway?

June 9th, 2014 11:04 am by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.

Comments
Community Columns Hometown Blogs
Walker Godfrey

Hometown Blog: Summer at last

June 9th, 2014 10:52 am by Walker Godfrey

After the perilously long months of bitter wind, tedious homework, robotic state-mandated tests, we have all made it.

Comments
Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: School aide feeds 4th-graders dog treats as 'cookies'

Off the Wall News: School aide feeds 4th-graders dog treats as 'cookies'

June 9th, 2014 10:37 am by Associated Press

About 75 fourth-graders received the pet treats during recess.

Comments
Crime Regional & National
Memphis cop charged with trying to rob Make-A-Wish family

Memphis cop charged with trying to rob Make-A-Wish family

June 9th, 2014 10:36 am by Associated Press

Memphis police say an off-duty officer has been charged with trying to steal $1,500 from a family about to leave on a trip sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Comments
Opinion
Do you support new EPA rules?

Do you support new EPA rules?

June 9th, 2014 9:35 am by Johnson City Press

The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled standards last week that will force this country's power plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent in 16 years.

Comments
Opinion
Ecotourism benefits environment, economy

Ecotourism benefits environment, economy

June 9th, 2014 9:16 am by Johnson City Press

June has been designated Great Outdoors Month, and we here in Northeast Tennessee have a lot to celebrate.

Comments
Columns Community Voices
Herbicide use is destroying butterfly population

Herbicide use is destroying butterfly population

June 9th, 2014 9:12 am by Frances Lamberts

"When you see an old field," writes ecologist Craig Holdrege, "the robust common milkweed plants stand out among the much sleeker grasses, asters or goldenrods."

Comments
Columns Community Voices
Columnist recounts the life of his special dad

Columnist recounts the life of his special dad

June 9th, 2014 9:02 am by Murvin H. Perry

Next Sunday is Father's Day - a day dedicated to the appreciation of the men who provide moral and material support for the next generation.

Comments
Opinion
According to city leaders, the sky is falling

According to city leaders, the sky is falling premium content

June 9th, 2014 9:00 am by FRANK HAWKINS

Here we go again, the city administration is putting out the fleece to convince us taxpayers that we have to have a tax increase or the sky will be falling.

Comments