Johnson City Press Friday, November 21, 2014
Columns Community Voices
Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

March 10th, 2014 9:17 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A terrible disease recently struck close to home. A neighbor, the 30-something nephew of one of my wife's best friends, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Opinion
Unions corrupt

Unions corrupt

March 10th, 2014 9:11 am by HARVEY CRAIN

Much has been said about the failure of the union to organize the workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. Many are decrying the loss and blaming it on the Republicans. If that be true, it sure raises my regard for them.

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Opinion
Representatives don't want to help workers

Representatives don't want to help workers

March 10th, 2014 9:09 am by LARRY PROFFIT

Tennesseans should remember that our representatives are not alone in their beliefs.

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Opinion
Camera bill has merit, deserves honest debate

Camera bill has merit, deserves honest debate

March 10th, 2014 9:08 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee law requires all drivers to come to a complete stop for a stopped school bus and remain stopped until the bus retracts its stop arm and continues on its route.Tennessee law requires all drivers to come to a complete stop for a stopped school bus

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Columns Community Voices
Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

March 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Jennie Young

Last year, our state legislature considered a bill familiarly called the "ag-gag" bill, which sought to prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal abuse, unsafe working conditions and environmental violations on industrial farms.

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Crime Local News
City resident charged with being habitual motor offender behind the wheel

City resident charged with being habitual motor offender behind the wheel

March 10th, 2014 9:02 am by Staff Report

Police initially pulled over a vehicle driven by Holly Hughes, 24, when it was spotted traveling down Milligan Highway on Sunday night without headlights on. They then discovered she was a habitual motor offender who was not supposed to be driving at all.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

A frightening tale I, luckily, lived to tell

March 10th, 2014 9:00 am by Jan Hearne

Not too long ago my sister asked, "Do you remember the night Bev (my eldest sister) almost shot you?"

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

The year 1974 is one worth remembering

March 10th, 2014 8:56 am by Robert Houk

Wednesday will mark the 40th anniversary of a remarkable vote in the Tennessee House of Representatives that helped to shape the entire Northeast Tennessee region as we know it today.

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News Local News
Full steam ahead for Tweetsie Trail

Full steam ahead for Tweetsie Trail

March 9th, 2014 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

A construction report from Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola left jaws on the floor at Tuesday night's monthly Rails-to-Trails task force meeting.

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News Local News Election 2014
Four vie for District 2 County Commission seats

Four vie for District 2 County Commission seats

March 9th, 2014 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Candidates for Washington County's 2nd District County Commission seats are qualified and looking forward to the May 6 Republican primary and the Aug. 7 county general election.

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