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Board of Education’s rushed decision was irresponsible

Board of Education’s rushed decision was irresponsible

August 23rd, 2013 1:00 pm by State Sen. Rusty Crowe

I can’t tell you how disappointed I was last week when the Tennessee State Board of Education voted to link the standardized test that students take each year to the potential termination of a teacher’s license.

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

The outdoor life lends a unique perspective

August 23rd, 2013 12:30 pm by Johnny Molloy

Out here, I live by the sun, transported by muscle, feeling the vastness of the natural world ... my milieu.

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Columns Good Neighbor

Bone marrow drive to honor teen

August 23rd, 2013 10:39 am by Staff Report

The Cooperative Appalachian Marrow Program will conduct a bone marrow donor-recruitment drive in honor of 15-year-old Triston Smith on Sunday at Grace Freewill Baptist Church.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Neighbor: Bone marrow drive to honor teen

August 23rd, 2013 9:28 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Cooperative Appalachian Marrow Program will conduct a bone marrow donor-recruitment drive in honor of 15-year-old Triston Smith on Sunday at Grace Freewill Baptist Church.

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Columns Community Voices
Mudslinging, questionable remarks need to be addressed

Mudslinging, questionable remarks need to be addressed

August 19th, 2013 2:00 pm by Larry French

While I’m not in the habit of answering emails or responding to letters written to the editor when someone disagrees with an opinion column I’ve written (since it is an opinion, and therefore open for debate); this time, refraining from additional comment

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Columns Community Voices
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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