Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Visit the library and read a few books this summer

Visit the library and read a few books this summer

July 8th, 2013 9:20 am by Rebecca Horvath

For most kids, summer is a welcome break from the rigors of school, homework and extra-curricular activities.

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Learning to understand the politics of resentment

Learning to understand the politics of resentment

July 8th, 2013 8:51 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A psychologist friend and I often have lunch and talk politics. Nice guy, with insights on the human mind that my engineer brain skipped right by in my formative years.

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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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