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More needed to make kids count in Tennessee

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More needed to make kids count in Tennessee

July 24th, 2015 12:06 pm by Johnson City Press

Sadly, the KIDS COUNT report found 27 percent of children in this state are living in poverty, which is a 5 percent increase from 2008.

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E-textbooks can lighten the load for students

E-textbooks can lighten the load for students

July 27th, 2015 11:57 am by Johnson City Press

Parents are now doing back-to-school shopping, and backpacks are no doubt at the top of many of their shopping lists.

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National Ice Cream Month brings Americans closer

National Ice Cream Month brings Americans closer

July 27th, 2015 11:34 am by Johnson City Press

There are many things that divides us as a country, but polls say at least 90 percent of Americans agree on one thing: We like ice cream

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Should school consolidation be studied?

Should school consolidation be studied?

July 27th, 2015 9:41 am by Johnson City Press

Does the idea have merit, or is studying it a waste of time?

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Opinion Health
Bone marrow donors help save lives

Bone marrow donors help save lives

July 24th, 2015 11:51 am by Johnson City Press

Without donors, many Americans in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant would not be with us today.

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Opinion Jonesborough
End of sewer moratorium is good news for Jonesborough

End of sewer moratorium is good news for Jonesborough

July 22nd, 2015 9:06 am by Johnson City Press

It means Jonesborough can continue to grow and meet the demands of its citizens.

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What's the hurry? Slow down on city streets

What's the hurry? Slow down on city streets

July 20th, 2015 3:47 pm by Staff Report

So many Americans seem to be in a hurry these days. That's particularly true on the highways, where many drivers routinely ignore the posted speed limits.

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Volunteers needed at new animal shelter

Volunteers needed at new animal shelter

July 20th, 2015 3:44 pm by Johnson City Press

It takes more than money and staff to operate an animal shelter. These facilities cannot operate without the hard work and dedication of volunteers

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Did justices rule correctly on lethal injections?

Did justices rule correctly on lethal injections?

July 20th, 2015 12:41 pm by Johnson City Press

Two dissenting justices said they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.

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Interstate work is needed in Johnson City

Interstate work is needed in Johnson City

July 16th, 2015 9:45 am by Johnson City Press

It's likely to take longer to convince the Tennessee Department of Transportation there are other interstate projects east of Knoxville in need of funding.

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Christmas Box collections off to a needed early start

Christmas Box collections off to a needed early start

July 13th, 2015 4:45 pm by Johnson City Press

We know there are many here in Northeast Tennessee who are struggling to make ends meet and who will be asking for our help this holiday season.

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