Johnson City Press Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Senate reform bill full of disconcerting factors

Senate reform bill full of disconcerting factors

August 19th, 2013 1:00 pm by U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

If there’s one thing I’ve learned since being elected to Congress, it’s that Washington doesn’t do big well.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Clever outlaw with city connections had crime spree in 1917

Clever outlaw with city connections had crime spree in 1917

August 19th, 2013 12:05 pm by Bob Cox

Walter Blevins, alias Walter Curtis, alias Walter Dean, a criminal with Johnson City connections in 1917, rivaled the exploits of Jesse James with his attention-grabbing experiences and daring adventures.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Roe says House will not be rushed on immigration

August 19th, 2013 11:30 am by Robert Houk

With Congress on its summer break, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, took time Wednesday to stop by the Press to discuss important issues and talk a little politics.

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Columns Community Voices
Faithful should support reform that includes taking responsibility

Faithful should support reform that includes taking responsibility

August 19th, 2013 11:18 am by Alejandro Vazquez

The faith community has a golden opportunity to rise above the controversies that divide us and embrace the family values that unite us. That opportunity is immigration reform.

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Community Columns Mystery Diner
Family style dining done right at Farmer’s Daughter

Family style dining done right at Farmer’s Daughter

August 16th, 2013 3:40 pm by Staff Report

I am not a big fan of so-called “family style” restaurants. The “family style” moniker is misused, intentionally or otherwise, to give an impression of “just-like-home-cooking-around-a-big-table” setting.

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Little Stony Creek: One Beautiful Valley

August 15th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Near Dungannon, Virginia ­— an easy drive from Johnson City ­— is the Little Stony Creek Valley.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

CASA benefit golf tourney gets boost

August 15th, 2013 9:49 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Northeast Tennessee’s eighth annual benefit golf tournament has been designated a round-one qualifier for The Big Tournament, the world’s largest amateur charity golf tournament, to play out Nov. 21-22 in Las Vegas.

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Columns Community Voices
West Coast landscape not so unlike that of East Tennessee

West Coast landscape not so unlike that of East Tennessee

August 12th, 2013 5:35 pm by Sydney Franklin

I recently took a trip that led me down the length of California from Sonoma County to Orange County to the Mexican border.

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Columns Community Voices
Common Core will change education, one way or another

Common Core will change education, one way or another

August 12th, 2013 5:27 pm by Rebecca Horvath

This year, education is changing in Johnson City and across the country. In short, TCAP testing is out and Common Core is in.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Atlanta girl in L.A.: ‘Country come to town’

August 12th, 2013 5:22 pm by Jan Hearne

There’s a saying I grew up with — “country come to town” — but I never thought it would apply to me.

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