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A mother’s view on education reform

A mother’s view on education reform

October 13th, 2013 12:00 am by Abbey Andrews

It is no shock that all parents want what’s best for their child. As a mother, I am pleased to say that Gov. Bill Haslam and state Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman also want what’s best for our kids.

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Learning to sew reaps many rewards and clothes

Learning to sew reaps many rewards and clothes

October 7th, 2013 9:25 am by Bonnie Simmerman

Learning to sew was an integral part of family life for most girls in the early years of our country.

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Health care reform must address realities of uninsured

Health care reform must address realities of uninsured

September 30th, 2013 9:26 am by Judy Garland

I first got involved in health care reform soon after the last big cut to TennCare.

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Commissioner says he seeks clarification, not confrontation

Commissioner says he seeks clarification, not confrontation

September 27th, 2013 8:38 am by Mark Ferguson

Thomas Paine was right when he said: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” As a Washington County commissioner, I can attest to that old saying.

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‘Juice’ is back, but is that bad?

‘Juice’ is back, but is that bad?

September 25th, 2013 8:37 am by Jacob Aaroen

Over the past year or so, Major League Baseball has been the center of attention for all the wrong reasons.

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Obama bumbled his way through one crisis after another

Obama bumbled his way through one crisis after another

September 23rd, 2013 10:40 am by Kenneth D. Gough

All in favor of going to war with Syria, raise your hands. I see no hands.

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Day trip to Damascus was eventful 50 years ago

Day trip to Damascus was eventful 50 years ago

September 20th, 2013 9:02 am by Anne Sherrill

“There’s a cease fire in Damascus and the border’s open from eight to four tomorrow. Do you want to go?” It was Bob, our tour leader, calling my friend Barbara Woods and me to find out who among our group was a true adventurer.

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Saturday’s walk to benefit ministry’s food pantry

September 19th, 2013 8:25 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Jonesborough Area Ministerial Association will host the third annual Hunger Walk for its food pantry at Persimmon Ridge Park Saturday morning in downtown Jonesborough.

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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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