Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
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When a writer takes on doubles tennis

When a writer takes on doubles tennis

July 1st, 2013 10:08 am by Shuly Cawood

My tennis teacher called me a year ago. “We need a sub for a ladies’ doubles match tomorrow. I think you should play.”

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Marketplace Fairness Act would level playing field for local small business

Marketplace Fairness Act would level playing field for local small business

June 28th, 2013 8:55 am by Linda Bowman O’Dell

We’re lucky to live where we do. It’s a great place to raise a family. And it’s a great place to be in business

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Johnson City does not need methadone clinic

Johnson City does not need methadone clinic

June 27th, 2013 11:32 am by Susan Barry

Eleven years ago, Doug Varney (then the CEO of Frontier Health and who is now the commissioner of the state Department of Mental Health) and I talked to city commissioners.

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Obama failed to give the ‘Iron Lady’ her due respect

Obama failed to give the ‘Iron Lady’ her due respect

June 24th, 2013 9:25 am by Rebecca Horvath

For people around my age, Margaret Thatcher was an iconic figure of our formative years.

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President Richard Nixon made wise remarks, offered good health care fix

President Richard Nixon made wise remarks, offered good health care fix

June 24th, 2013 9:06 am by Larry French

Dismissive attitudes, intimidation, arrogance, incompetence, a looming IRS scandal, Justice Department subpoenas, Benghazi and Lois Lerner’s lame attempt at the Fifth Amendment.

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Big Brother is watching

Big Brother is watching

June 17th, 2013 9:00 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A little thought experiment: You’ve gone to the big game in Knoxville along with, oh, 100,000 other fans.

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Thinking of Dad on this Father’s Day

Thinking of Dad on this Father’s Day

June 16th, 2013 12:00 am by Bonnie Simmerman

As we celebrate Father’s Day, memories of my dad come to mind.

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Hope for downtown

Hope for downtown

June 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by Sydney Franklin

Look past the peeling paint and faded windows.

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Reflecting on what Gettysburg must have been like for soldiers

Reflecting on what Gettysburg must have been like for soldiers

June 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by Charles Moore

I’m perched near the peak of Little Round Top in Gettysburg National Military Park. One hundred and fifty years ago, 6,000 men and boys died on this 2-square mile of Pennsylvania rock for some vague notion — country, love, hate, honor.

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Epiphanies, floods and —relative – success

Epiphanies, floods and —relative – success

May 28th, 2013 4:00 pm by Kenneth D. Gough

Let’s assume, just for the fun of it, that President Obama and all the Democrats in Congress suddenly have an epiphany and declare that their legislative agenda is all wrong

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