Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
Constitutional amendments ignore legislative restraint

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Constitutional amendments ignore legislative restraint

October 20th, 2014 11:46 am by Robert Houk

It should never be easy to change the state's Constitution.

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Merrill Moore was truly one of a kind

October 13th, 2014 10:50 am by Robert Houk

In addition to being a true professional, family and friends also knew him as a kind and generous soul.

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The new Lamar Alexander wants to get things done'

October 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Robert Houk

Meet the new Lamar Alexander. He's much more conservative than the older model, who was conservative enough for most Tennesseans way back in the day.

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More green spaces, public art needed for Johnson City

September 29th, 2014 8:58 am by Robert Houk

Who would ever think of sandblasting the old Coke ad from the side of the building on Tipton Street?

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Cordell Hull doesn't get his due in Tennessee

September 24th, 2014 10:50 am by Robert Houk

Perhaps it's because the Democrat was the creator of the federal income tax, or maybe it's because he championed the formation of the United Nations.

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Tax rates go up as property values shrink

September 15th, 2014 12:01 pm by Robert Houk

It will soon be property tax collection time again in Tennessee. Local governments typically send out their tax bills in early October, but some (including Washington County) might be mailing those notices a bit later this year.

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Common Core continues to spark a divide

September 2nd, 2014 9:52 am by Robert Houk

The Republican Primary for state offices may be in the books, but the political infighting is far from over.

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Almanac, Blue Book still valuable resources

August 26th, 2014 12:02 pm by Robert Houk

I was pleased last week when our newsroom received an advance copy of the 2015 Old Farmer's Almanac, which will go on sale in a few weeks.

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Democrats say Charlie Brown is their man

August 18th, 2014 11:13 am by Robert Houk

Good grief! Charlie Brown is the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee.

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U-Haul, Model Mill signs of the times

August 11th, 2014 9:24 am by Robert Houk

Making sure downtown doesn't drown every time it comes a heavy downpour will continue the unprecedented investment and growth in the business district.

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Outsiders, tea partiers all part of big tent

August 4th, 2014 1:53 pm by Robert Houk

"Do you think Lamar is in trouble?"

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