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Republicans two-faced on public entitlements

Republicans two-faced on public entitlements

September 16th, 2013 9:24 am by Jennie Young

The only reason I can think of for seeking radical change for change’s sake is boredom.

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If children don’t get values from parents, they will find them elsewhere

If children don’t get values from parents, they will find them elsewhere

September 16th, 2013 9:10 am by Rebecca Horvath

When my oldest daughter, now 10, was a bit younger, Hannah Montana was all the rage among the “tween” and elementary-age crowd.

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Pre-K programs pay off for children and Tennessee

Pre-K programs pay off for children and Tennessee

September 9th, 2013 11:31 am by Dr. Rebecca Isbell

In Tennessee, some children come to the Pre-K classroom never having had a book read to them, never having seen their name in print and never having had the opportunity to work cooperatively with others.

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Despite struggles, rural life is worth it

Despite struggles, rural life is worth it

September 9th, 2013 11:29 am by Rebecca Horvath

I recently read an interesting article about women in rural America.

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Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

September 3rd, 2013 12:00 pm by Kenneth D. Gough

Not long after 9/11, I was on a business trip, a tough two-day out-and-back.

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Residents try to save energy, only to be punished for it

Residents try to save energy, only to be punished for it

August 30th, 2013 8:33 am by Lyn A. Govette

I found side-by-side articles on page 11A of Wednesday’s edition to be an interesting juxtaposition.

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Let’s shift focus from Zimmerman case and race

Let’s shift focus from Zimmerman case and race

August 26th, 2013 4:00 am by Rebecca Horvath

One of the biggest stories in recent news is the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty of murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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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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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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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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