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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

The new state Senate is nothing like the old days

November 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by Robert Houk

There were certainly partisan divides two decades ago, but nothing like the acrimony seen on Capitol Hill today.

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Columns Local News Running Around
Tony Casey

Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Best practices' needed for state child care services

November 10th, 2014 11:42 am by Robert Houk

Gov. Bill Haslam will continue to have a problem convincing members of the Republican-controlled state General Assembly that Common Core is not a President Obama-hatched plot to turn our schoolchildren into Islamic terrorists.

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Community Columns Good Neighbor
Operation Kindness

Operation Kindness

November 7th, 2014 6:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

ETSU Football Coach Carl Torbush will be the guest speaker at Monday night's benefit dinner.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

No regrets in leaving recent UT game at halftime

November 6th, 2014 1:21 pm by Tony Casey

On Nov. 1, after trailing the University of South Carolina Gamecocks by two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Volunteers raged back to pull off an unlikely road victory in overtime.

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Columns Community Voices
Jennie Young: Tennessee abortion amendment is purely a legislative power grab

Jennie Young: Tennessee abortion amendment is purely a legislative power grab

November 3rd, 2014 9:57 am by Jennie Young, Community Voices Columnist

We're all pawns in an ugly game - including our blithely unaware legislators - unless we choose not to be.

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Columns Community Voices
Murvin Perry: Abortion control amendment would correct bad Supreme Court decision

Murvin Perry: Abortion control amendment would correct bad Supreme Court decision

November 3rd, 2014 9:52 am by Murvin Perry, Community Voices Columnist

As what one critic calls the most dishonest political ad continues to air on television - financed with a $1.5 million from giants in the abortion industry, most of it from outside Tennessee - it's time set the facts about Amendment 1 in order.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Challenger says Alexander not showing his true self

November 3rd, 2014 9:46 am by Robert Houk

For many weeks now, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has been telling Tennessee voters that if they elect Gordon Ball, the Democrat will be "one more vote for Obama."

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Windy adventures: The unseen weather factor

October 31st, 2014 9:10 am by Johnny Molloy

Knowing the wind forecast before you set out on your adventure can turn this unseen factor into your ally instead of your enemy.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

A few ponderings on paid lobbyists and elected judges

October 29th, 2014 4:39 pm by Robert Houk

Does the city of Johnson City really need a paid lobbyist on Capitol Hill?

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