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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Tax hike is not inevitable - not yet at least

June 9th, 2014 8:53 am by Robert Houk

Johnson City leaders appear to be moving toward a property tax hike. Recent hearings on the city's new budget have been full of fiscal doom and gloom. Tears of woe have drenched the walls of the Municipal and Safety Building.

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Opinion
What do you think about Blue Plum?

What do you think about Blue Plum?

June 9th, 2014 8:49 am by Johnson City Press

As we've note earlier, it's no easy undertaking to put on an event like Blue Plum. That's why we are asking readers today to send us your thoughts on the festival. Tell us what you like and dislike about Blue Plum.

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