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Opinion
Polar bear numbers

Polar bear numbers

November 18th, 2013 10:00 am by RON McCARLEY

In 2008, the polar bear was the first animal listed as “threatened” based upon projected global warming, even though its population has almost tripled in the last 50 years.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Reflecting on JFK, role television had the week after his death

November 18th, 2013 9:37 am by Jan Hearne

It is a late fall afternoon; I am in sixth grade. Sister Marie Therese, the principal, is on the intercom. “Will you get out of here?!,” she snaps at a student. We giggle. There is a pause, then she tells us the president has been shot.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Will wine bill be bottled up once again?

November 18th, 2013 9:33 am by Robert Houk

The president of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association says his organization plans to stand by its man in the wine-in-grocery-store fight.

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Opinion
Winston Churchill’s wisdom still valuable today

Winston Churchill’s wisdom still valuable today

November 18th, 2013 9:30 am by COLIN BAXTER

In a time of divisiveness within our country and fragmented world, it was heartwarming to see both Democrats and Republicans come together to install a bust of Sir Winston Churchill in the U.S. Capitol

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News Regional & National
White House pushes to loosen Gitmo transfer rules

White House pushes to loosen Gitmo transfer rules

November 18th, 2013 9:26 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison.

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Opinion
Do you think Oswald acted alone in JFK assassination?

Do you think Oswald acted alone in JFK assassination?

November 18th, 2013 9:08 am by Johnson City Press

Friday will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. A special commemoration service will be held in Dallas, including a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m. — the actual time JFK was shot.

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Outdoors
Tennessee gun season for deer opens Saturday

Tennessee gun season for deer opens Saturday

November 18th, 2013 7:40 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached.

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News Crime
Woman accused of lying to police after I-26 crash in Johnson City

Woman accused of lying to police after I-26 crash in Johnson City

November 18th, 2013 7:31 am by Staff Report

Brittany Berlin Knight was charged with false reporting and leaving the scene of an accident.

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Crime
Johnson City police say man hid in creek bed after fleeing crash scene

Johnson City police say man hid in creek bed after fleeing crash scene

November 18th, 2013 7:13 am by Staff Report

Ryan Jarad Cate was arrested about 4 a.m. Sunday after the crash at the intersection of West Market and Delaware streets.

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News Regional & National
Virtual medicine: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

Virtual medicine: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

November 18th, 2013 7:00 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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