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Should the Chamber of Commerce take a position on Wellmont's partnership quest?

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Should the Chamber of Commerce take a position on Wellmont's partnership quest?

October 20th, 2014 9:51 am by Johnson City Press

We want to hear from you. Should the Chamber of Commerce voice its opinion on a possible Wellmont/MSHA merger?

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Question of the Week: Should the Humane Society have total control over shelter?

Question of the Week: Should the Humane Society have total control over shelter?

October 20th, 2014 2:36 pm by Johnson City Press

"We've decided we'd like to run the entire shelter" - Jean A. Stanley, Humane Society secretary.

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Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

October 13th, 2014 10:12 am by Johnson City Press

Critics of Columbus Day say it is a holiday devoted to someone responsible for the death of countless indigenous people and the destruction of their native cultures.

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Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

October 13th, 2014 10:08 am by Johnson City Press

The idea of raising the federal gas tax, which has not increased since 1993, is welcomed by state and local officials, highway builders and transportation advocates who say the move is needed to improve this nation's aging and overburdened infrastructure.

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Be a true champion by giving to United Way

Be a true champion by giving to United Way

October 13th, 2014 10:05 am by Johnson City Press

Agencies served by the United Way need every penny they can get. Charitable contributions simply have not been able to keep with all the requests for assistance.

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Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

October 13th, 2014 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

As we've noted in this space many times before, going it alone has simply become too expensive for city leaders to justify.

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Is it time for a referendum on medical marijuana in Tennessee?

Is it time for a referendum on medical marijuana in Tennessee?

October 6th, 2014 11:49 am by Johnson City Press

A bill to legalize marijuana for medical use in Tennessee stalled in the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

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Columns As I See It Opinion Election 2014
Robert Houk

The new Lamar Alexander wants to get things done'

October 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Robert Houk

Meet the new Lamar Alexander. He's much more conservative than the older model, who was conservative enough for most Tennesseans way back in the day.

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A spay/neuter program is  essential for a no-kill shelter

A spay/neuter program is essential for a no-kill shelter

October 3rd, 2014 12:44 pm by Johnson City Press

A no-kill shelter is truly a worthwhile goal, but until this area's out-of-control animal overpopulation is dealt with, space makes it a difficult one to achieve.

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Should the United States be doing more to treat Ebola?

Should the United States be doing more to treat Ebola?

September 29th, 2014 9:51 am by Johnson City Press

Press staff writer Tony Casey reported last week that a native of Liberia, who is now living in Johnson City, is doing what he can to raise money for Ebola relief.

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Speeding continues to be a dangerous problem

Speeding continues to be a dangerous problem

September 29th, 2014 9:26 am by Johnson City Press

Speeding is a particular concern of residents in neighborhoods that are often used as "cut-throughs" by motorists who don't live there.

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