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Remembering the values veterans fought for

Remembering the values veterans fought for

October 27th, 2013 12:00 am by Murvin Perry

During the weekend of Oct. 11-13, I was privileged to participate in the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., for veterans to view the monuments and memorials dedicated to the veterans of America’s wars

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Fighting a summer war in retirement land

Fighting a summer war in retirement land

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dan Kyte

I’ve returned to my favorite rocking chair on the back porch. In the evening, the fall seasonal cricket and tree frog sounds lull me to remembrances of my grandparents’ old home place and its porches.

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Things I miss the most

Things I miss the most

October 14th, 2013 9:09 am by Larry French

Every year about this time, nostalgia creeps in and I harken back — for whatever the reasons — to consider once again the list of things I miss the most.

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National debt remains a growing problem

National debt remains a growing problem

October 13th, 2013 12:00 am by Kenneth D. Gough

Earlier this year, the Congressional Budget Office projected that the deficit this year would be $642 billion, and the deficit over the next 10 years will come in at $6.3 trillion.

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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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