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Community Voices: Always be mindful of the words you use

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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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Data on caesarean births in the United States are alarming

Data on caesarean births in the United States are alarming

April 10th, 2015 11:15 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Childbirth has devolved to a "paper or plastic?" level many women argue they have a right to decide their delivery method simply because it happens to their body, ignoring basic biology.

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Easter brings back many happy childhood memories

Easter brings back many happy childhood memories

April 6th, 2015 9:53 am by Bonnie Simmerman, Community Voices Columnist

When I was a child, I did not get elaborate Easter baskets supposedly brought by the Easter Bunny.

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State lawmakers are the true takers' in Nashville

State lawmakers are the true takers' in Nashville

March 23rd, 2015 4:54 pm by Jennie Young, Guest Columnist

With the governor, the state's hospital groups and almost two-thirds of the state's population on our side, we're a sorry lot if we can't send them back for a do-over.

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Vietnam: 'The most disastrous and ill-conceived war the United States has ever been involved in'

Vietnam: 'The most disastrous and ill-conceived war the United States has ever been involved in'

March 10th, 2015 1:43 pm by Larry French, Community Voices Columnist

"While rewriting history is impossible, we certainly should have learned from our mistakes. Unfortunately, this has not been the case" - Larry French.

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Tying the knot can make for a long and happy life

Tying the knot can make for a long and happy life

February 3rd, 2015 9:54 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Marriage isn't something to be entered into lightly; it's designed and purposed to be a lifetime covenant.

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MSHA chief: Insure Tennessee is not Obamacare

MSHA chief: Insure Tennessee is not Obamacare

February 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Alan Levine, Mountain States CEO

A vote for Haslam's reforms, Insure Tennessee, is a vote for applying conservative principles to a 50-year-old program that still occupies a 1965-era chassis.

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Je Suis Charlie, but don't just stop there

Je Suis Charlie, but don't just stop there

January 26th, 2015 9:44 am by Mahmood Sabri, Johnson City

"Anyone messing with Mohammad is essentially hitting the Muslims in an extremely vulnerable spot, something absolutely non-negotiable" - Mahmood Sabri.

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Community Voices: When a literary life takes a turn to fiction

Community Voices: When a literary life takes a turn to fiction

January 19th, 2015 11:17 am by Shuly Cawood, Community Voices Columnist

Love was abstract, something we could imagine because of Judy Blume books and pop songs on the radio.

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What I Know: Renewable energy is here to stay

What I Know: Renewable energy is here to stay

January 19th, 2015 10:53 am by Jennie Young, Guest Columnist

The sun and wind are threats because they're, well, everywhere.

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A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

December 23rd, 2014 10:36 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Most of us have a couple of folks on our list who are difficult to buy for. He already has everything, she's tough to please, she's picky, or he doesn't have any hobbies.

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