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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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Faithful should support reform that includes taking responsibility

Faithful should support reform that includes taking responsibility

August 19th, 2013 11:18 am by Alejandro Vazquez

The faith community has a golden opportunity to rise above the controversies that divide us and embrace the family values that unite us. That opportunity is immigration reform.

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West Coast landscape not so unlike that of East Tennessee

West Coast landscape not so unlike that of East Tennessee

August 12th, 2013 5:35 pm by Sydney Franklin

I recently took a trip that led me down the length of California from Sonoma County to Orange County to the Mexican border.

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Common Core will change education, one way or another

Common Core will change education, one way or another

August 12th, 2013 5:27 pm by Rebecca Horvath

This year, education is changing in Johnson City and across the country. In short, TCAP testing is out and Common Core is in.

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