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New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

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New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

May 11th, 2015 2:04 pm by Johnson City Press

The Racial Profiling Prevention Act was introduced in response to a number of incidents across the nation in the past year involving police officers killing unarmed black men.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

May 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Robert Houk

Personally, I think the CCL would have a better chance of convincing members of Congress to give free ice cream to every inmate on federal death row than it would getting them even to admit climate change exists.

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Opinion
Should posts on social media be grounds for dismissal?

Should posts on social media be grounds for dismissal?

May 18th, 2015 2:49 pm by Johnson City Press

You never know who might be checking out these sites.

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Outdoors Opinion
Tennessee must do a better job of protecting its rivers

Tennessee must do a better job of protecting its rivers

May 11th, 2015 3:40 pm by Johnson City Press

A leading environmental group has ranked two of Tennessee's rivers among the top 10 most "endangered" waterways in the nation.

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Opinion
Encourage your mom to take care of herself

Encourage your mom to take care of herself

May 11th, 2015 11:31 am by Johnson City Press

Mothers are there for us in sickness and in health. And sometimes mothers are so busy looking out for others, they fail to properly address their own health concerns.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Widowed mothers, roses and angry mobs

Widowed mothers, roses and angry mobs

May 11th, 2015 10:21 am by Robert Houk

Mothers had influence throughout Tennessee's political history.

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Business & Technology Opinion
Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

May 11th, 2015 10:07 am by Johnson City Press

Currently, local DSL and cable companies offer download speeds of up to 20 and 60 Mbps, respectively, but the upload speeds are often in the single-digits.

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Know what to do when a tornado alert is issued

Know what to do when a tornado alert is issued

May 7th, 2015 1:36 pm by Johnson City Press

With today's technology, it is now easier than ever before to keep up with the latest weather alerts. Smartphones and tablets keep us informed with a touch of a finger.

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Opinion
Congress shouldn't 'kick the can' on highway funding

Congress shouldn't 'kick the can' on highway funding

May 7th, 2015 12:42 pm by Johnson City Press

It appears another short-term remedy is in the works on Capitol Hill. That's bad news for states, which have been forced to compensate for dwindling federal highway funds, especially in Tennessee.

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Business & Technology Opinion Health
Sound Off: What are your questions about the Mountain States/Wellmont merger?

Sound Off: What are your questions about the Mountain States/Wellmont merger?

May 4th, 2015 2:28 pm by Johnson City Press

State officials will be able to hear from citizens who might have concerns and reservations about the merger. It will be the unenviable duty of the two systems to inform and educate the public about the deal.

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Opinion
Showing a pet love takes more than a pat on the head

Showing a pet love takes more than a pat on the head

May 4th, 2015 11:59 am by Johnson City Press

Pet owners should have their dogs and cats vaccinated against rabies.

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