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Community Voices: A 'no' vote on amendments would send a message to Nashville

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Community Voices: A 'no' vote on amendments would send a message to Nashville

October 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Larry French, Community Voices Columnist

Tennessee's elected officials continue to have agendas, usually in opposition to their constituent's way of thinking.

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Remembering the grim fate of Robert Young's trees

Remembering the grim fate of Robert Young's trees

November 24th, 2014 11:50 am by Larry French. Community Voices

Eleven years ago - come December - the war against the trees began. And in less than two years, it was over.

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Food safety tips for this holiday season

Food safety tips for this holiday season

November 24th, 2014 9:44 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

As consumers, we have no control over potential problems in the processing or packaging of food we purchase.

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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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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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Remembering party lines, wall phones and rotary dialing

Remembering party lines, wall phones and rotary dialing

September 29th, 2014 9:59 am by Dan Kyte, Community Voices Columnist

The radio was our main source of communication with the outside world.

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Late night thoughts while listening to 'MacArthur Park'

Late night thoughts while listening to 'MacArthur Park'

September 15th, 2014 2:46 pm by Larry French, Community Voices Columnist

Much like American literature, American music has been shaped, in part, by the history of the country that produced it.

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A few modern updates to 'The Good Wife's Guide'

A few modern updates to 'The Good Wife's Guide'

September 15th, 2014 11:52 am by Cindy DeVane, Community Voices Columnist

A good wife always knows her place.

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Vol fever grips Tennessee

Vol fever grips Tennessee

September 15th, 2014 11:50 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices Columnist

Suddenly, we heard an eruption of cheers from somewhere across the way, then another and another. We soon discovered the source of all the excitement - the Volunteers were winning a big game.

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Summer means baseball and a game well played

Summer means baseball and a game well played

August 18th, 2014 11:34 am by Rebecca Horvath

Many things define summertime, but few are as American as baseball. There's nothing like the sound of the crack of a bat hitting a ball, hearing the crowd roar or watching a crafty pitcher baffle hitters over and over.

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Community Voices: Tennessee GOP has abandoned the poor and rural hospitals

Community Voices: Tennessee GOP has abandoned the poor and rural hospitals

August 18th, 2014 11:21 am by Judy Garland

How very deeply wrong is any decision that threatens the functioning of such an exemplary unit in our local hospital, particularly when motivation is ugly and partisan. This mustn't stand.

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