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Presidents Day

Presidents Day

February 17th, 2014 9:11 am by Larry French

Having addressed the question years ago as to whether all presidents deserve recognition on Presidents Day, I've come to the justifiable conclusion this issue needs to be revisited and revised.

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Be mindful of others when weather changes schedule

Be mindful of others when weather changes schedule

February 17th, 2014 9:08 am by Rebecca Horvath

This winter's weather has been unusually harsh, with frequent snowfalls and highs often reaching only the teens. With lows in the single digits and below local schools have been forced to close or delay the start of the school day several times.

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Good advice to live by: ‘Be open: let life happen’

Good advice to live by: ‘Be open: let life happen’

February 10th, 2014 9:15 am by Shuly Cawood

“Be open,” that’s what my friend Tsafi used to say. “Just let life happen.”

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Real problems can’t be solved with such farcical elements

Real problems can’t be solved with such farcical elements

February 10th, 2014 8:53 am by Kenneth D. Gough

As we all know, the three necessities of life are food, clothing and shelter.

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Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

February 3rd, 2014 11:42 am by Jennie Young

One of the defining moments of Mitt Romney’s campaign for president in 2012 was televised on the grounds of the billionaire owner of Papa John’s Pizza.

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Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

February 3rd, 2014 11:39 am by Rhonda Chafin

The Farm Bill is in the final stages of being passed by the Senate on Tuesday.

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Super Bowl can be a super time with family and friends

Super Bowl can be a super time with family and friends

February 3rd, 2014 11:36 am by Rebecca Horvath

After several weeks of winter and its accompanying dreariness, a bright spot for many folks is the Super Bowl.

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Nordic nations offer a positive example of social democracy

Nordic nations offer a positive example of social democracy

January 27th, 2014 9:15 am by Jennie Young

This space recently featured a piece I wrote describing Denmark’s social democracy policies. I expected and hoped to stimulate discussion.

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Education, budget will continue to be top priorities

Education, budget will continue to be top priorities

January 20th, 2014 9:42 am by House Speaker Beth Harwell

We have kicked off another legislative session, and I am looking forward to coming together with my colleagues to work on the issues important to Tennesseans.

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Republican majority a success in cutting taxes, improving education

Republican majority a success in cutting taxes, improving education

January 20th, 2014 9:41 am by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey

With every new year comes a new legislative session. This year, I am excited once again to serve the people of Tennessee by presiding over the state Senate.

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