My contemporaries remember Martin Luther King standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, announcing in his great gospel voice, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the
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The conventions are entertaining (kind of like professional wrestling) television with both sides making promises they can’t keep while demonizing the other with fear tactics. Both parties are guilty and you hear this 24/7 since the repeal of the
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Pokémon Go has players off their sofas and moving around outdoors. Fans of the game say this a good thing because it has resulted in people getting exercise and socializing with other players.
Officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs say the number of suicides by veterans has been decreasing nationwide. They credit programs the VA has implemented since 2007 with helping to reduce the number of veterans who take their own
Jul 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM
I have always respected the police. Throughout the years, I have had friends that were police officers. I even had a friend give me a ticket. I deserved it.
Now that we are smack in the middle of the national party conventions, this might be a good time to remind voters that there are things other than a race for president on the ballot this year.
A sign of the future for taxpayers is more than a vague exemption for seniors on property taxes. It’s more likely we’ll see more increases in property taxes, fees, renewals and tolls.
It took a few moments for the results to sink in, but eventually bedlam erupted in the town hall following the mayoral vote count.
You don’t have to be a doctor or even a paramedic to aid someone in a medical emergency, but it does help to have a basic knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. That’s where a lifesaving course can make the difference.
The Sixth Amendment calls for a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury. So it’s difficult for laymen — average citizens who don’t have personal contact with the court system — to understand why it often takes so long to bring some
Jul 22, 2016 at 12:00 AM
The coup in Turkey exposed the dangers of basing nuclear weapons there, or any country that is unstable. The Turkish commander at Incirlik, in fact, was arrested for his involvement in the coup.
“Uh, there’s a moose coming your way,” shouted an unknown hiker from up ahead, who, by the sound of his voice, had seen a million more moose than I have in my life.
A survey commissioned by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has found 13 percent of state residents and businesses do not have access to broadband internet.
Editor’s note: The deadline to submit a letter pertaining to the Aug. 4 election is July 27.
A new law went into effect on July 1 aims to crack down on drivers who text and drive in Tennessee. Those convicted of texting behind the wheel will now face a much tougher penalty for engaging in this dangerous behavior.