Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

June 3rd, 2014 8:49 am by SANDRA GARRETT

The Johnson City Power Board made a commitment of $50,000 a year to East Tennessee State University's performing arts program for the next 10 years. That's less than 66 cents per metered customer (households, businesses, etc.) per year. If that amount is

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Support Carriger

Support Carriger

June 2nd, 2014 9:30 am by TOM and JOYCE PARDUE

With the county elections now over and the state races coming into focus, we thought it would be appropriate to comment on just how fortunate we are to have Phil Carriger running for the state House of Representatives

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Should service animal rules be made more clear?

Should service animal rules be made more clear?

June 2nd, 2014 9:10 am by j

Just what is a service animal and where are they allowed to go?

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Columnist Thomas Sowell manipulates, ignores the facts

Columnist Thomas Sowell manipulates, ignores the facts

June 2nd, 2014 8:54 am by BILL SMITH

When doctors treat their patients, they provide remedies that have been shown to be effective in multiple clinical trials. In other words, they thoughtfully consider the facts and then choose an appropriate course of action. In contrast, when politicians

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Closing Legion Pool should be last option

Closing Legion Pool should be last option

June 2nd, 2014 8:52 am by Johnson City Press

Closing Legion Street Pool is a very bad idea, and we hope Johnson City leaders will explore other options before even contemplating draining this city's only public outdoor swimming pool.

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Bugs are back, could be carrying disease

Bugs are back, could be carrying disease

June 2nd, 2014 8:44 am by Johnson City Press

Ouch, they're back!We are, of course, talking about those pesky mosquitoes. And while most Americans consider mosquitoes to be nothing more than a nuisance, they do pose a real public health threat that can prove deadly for some.

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The people's money

The people's money

May 30th, 2014 10:45 am by LARRY TREADWAY

I have been following the debate concerning the Johnson City Power Board's donation to a performing arts center since it started. I believe that this money belongs to the people who purchase power from this utility.

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Customer rebates

Customer rebates

May 30th, 2014 10:00 am by JOHN C. SMITH

To begin with, the Johnson City Power Board's $500,000 donation in 2006 to the East Tennessee State University School of Pharmacy has nothing to do with the Power Board's latest donation decision. That was then, this is now - two totally different scenari

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Power Board's mission

Power Board's mission

May 30th, 2014 9:45 am by HAROLD WILSON

In my view asking if the donations the Johnson City Power Board makes support economic development is not the most important question

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Help ratepayers first

Help ratepayers first

May 30th, 2014 9:30 am by JIM WILSON

I read recently in the Johnson City Press about the $500,000 donation from the Johnson City Power Board to East Tennessee State University's performing arts center. I am a senior citizen on a fixed income and I feel outraged that the Power Board has that

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