Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Sue Guinn Legg

Good Neighbor: Summer Feeding programs start Monday

May 28th, 2015 8:43 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest Food Bank's summer feeding programs for the one in four children in Northeast Tennessee who live in poverty and are at greater risk of hunger when their schools are in recess are set to roll on Monday.

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Columns All About Abby
All About Abby: Supporting your local economy by staycationing

All About Abby: Supporting your local economy by staycationing

May 27th, 2015 3:48 pm by Abby Hathorn

Summer, to me, isn't about going to the beach, getting a tan, or partying.

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Columns Community Voices
Community Voices: Always be mindful of the words you use

Community Voices: Always be mindful of the words you use

May 26th, 2015 1:39 pm by Bonnie Simmerman, Community Voices Columnist

"With all the electronic devices we have now, words are seldom lost" - Bonnie Simmerman of Jonesborough.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Insure Tennessee gets a hearty  'Amen!' from state residents

Insure Tennessee gets a hearty 'Amen!' from state residents

May 26th, 2015 9:17 am by Robert Houk

"Politicians have health insurance. Why can't the working people of Tennessee have health insurance?" - Dr. Patrick MacMillan.

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Columns Local News Outdoors Running Around
The benefits of having a lake monster

The benefits of having a lake monster

May 21st, 2015 10:46 am by Tony Casey

The Tennessee Valley Authority could use a monster, or the inkling of a monster, right now in Boone Lake, to bring out boaters, explorers, scientists and recreational types.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

May 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Robert Houk

Personally, I think the CCL would have a better chance of convincing members of Congress to give free ice cream to every inmate on federal death row than it would getting them even to admit climate change exists.

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Columns All About Abby
All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

May 19th, 2015 9:36 am by Abby Hathorn

My big concern here is not so much that the group was smoking - it is more about the fact they had little respect for the people nearby during their smoke break.

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Sports Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

You had Michael Jordan. I had Haile Gebrselassie. - VIDEO

May 14th, 2015 8:57 am by Tony Casey

I consider the bubbly, small-bodied man the greatest distance runner the world has ever seen. How do I formulate my opinion on this when Gebrselassie is not the owner of the coveted 5,000 and 10,000-meter world records, nor the half and full marathon worl

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Good Neighbor: Rise Up! seeking KaBOOM! volunteers, Folks for Farms coming to Down Home

Good Neighbor: Rise Up! seeking KaBOOM! volunteers, Folks for Farms coming to Down Home

May 14th, 2015 8:39 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City's Rise Up! after school and youth mentoring program is continuing to recruit volunteers to help with the construction of a new KaBOOM! playground going up Wednesday at the Rise Up! center on East Millard Street known as The Refuge.

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Columns All About Abby
Are media creating the 'American Idiot'?

Are media creating the 'American Idiot'?

May 11th, 2015 5:32 pm by Abby Hathorn

Let's stop the degradation and be "American Intellects" rather than "American Idiots".

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