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Gov. Haslam invested in K12 education company at one time

Gov. Haslam invested in K12 education company at one time

September 9th, 2013 11:35 am by Chas Sisk / The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam owned a block of shares in K12 Inc., the education company behind a troubled online school in Tennessee, but sold the investment before taking office or weighing in on two bills that affected the company directly.

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Columns Community Voices

Pre-K programs pay off for children and Tennessee

September 9th, 2013 11:31 am by Dr. Rebecca Isbell

In Tennessee, some children come to the Pre-K classroom never having had a book read to them, never having seen their name in print and never having had the opportunity to work cooperatively with others.

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Columns Community Voices

Despite struggles, rural life is worth it

September 9th, 2013 11:29 am by Rebecca Horvath

I recently read an interesting article about women in rural America.

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Opinion

Social media and sign pollution in Sunday's Forum

September 9th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on social media and sign pollution in Johnson City.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Thunderstorm brings back memories, worries over tiny creatures

September 9th, 2013 11:11 am by Jan Hearne

The other night’s thunderstorm woke me and sent Sadie scrambling to the living room. (What dog doesn’t want to be close to its owner when lightning is flashing? Sadie, of course.)

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Crime
Fourth man charged in Johnson City attempted rape, home invasion and assault case

Fourth man charged in Johnson City attempted rape, home invasion and assault case

September 9th, 2013 10:04 am by Becky Campbell

Najier “Tim” Hugley, 21, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center about 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
In 1946, B. Carroll Reece became chairman of GOP National Committee

In 1946, B. Carroll Reece became chairman of GOP National Committee

September 9th, 2013 9:05 am by Bob Cox

In the spring of 1946, Republican legislators were lining up behind Representative B. (Brazilla) Carroll Reece of Tennessee to succeed Herbert Brownell Jr. as GOP National Committee chairman.

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Opinion
Should girls and boys be segregated on school buses?

Should girls and boys be segregated on school buses?

September 9th, 2013 8:47 am by Staff Report

As Press staff writer Nathan Baker reported last month, a policy put into place two years ago by the Johnson City Transit Authority forbids boys and girls from sitting together on the school bus.

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News Regional & National
In Jamaica, a twist on wine tours for pot lovers

In Jamaica, a twist on wine tours for pot lovers

September 9th, 2013 8:40 am by DAVID McFADDEN — Associated Press

Call them ganja tours: smoky, mystical — and technically illegal — journeys to some of the island's hidden cannabis plantations, where pot tourists can sample such strains as "purple kush" and "pineapple skunk."

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Crime
Man charged with vandalizing mother's East Watauga home

Man charged with vandalizing mother's East Watauga home

September 9th, 2013 7:27 am by Staff Report

The 21-year-old man was arrested Sunday on accusations that he caused more than $4,000 worth of damage to his mother's east Johnson City house and resisted police.

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