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Budget cuts would harm most vulnerable citizens

Budget cuts would harm most vulnerable citizens

January 27th, 2015 9:12 am by Johnson City Press

It's "about the dignity" of Tennesseans, who despite their disabilities, are "still citizens with full rights" in this state.

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Should law enforcement use military surplus?

Should law enforcement use military surplus?

January 26th, 2015 12:24 pm by Johnson City Press

We want to know what you think.

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A Washington County policy is needed for incentive packages

A Washington County policy is needed for incentive packages

January 26th, 2015 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

There is just one thing that troubles us about this deal. County officials have not publicly disclosed the identity of this company.

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Sound Off: Should students buckle up on school buses?

Sound Off: Should students buckle up on school buses?

January 22nd, 2015 9:59 am by Johnson City Press

A cost analysis of a seat belt bill introduced in 2004 determined that it would cost $84 million to retrofit all school buses in Tennessee.

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Newspapers are a trusted source for public notices

Newspapers are a trusted source for public notices

January 22nd, 2015 12:00 am by Johnson City Press

Our track record speaks for itself.

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Elected officials meeting in secret is what really stinks

Elected officials meeting in secret is what really stinks

January 19th, 2015 11:05 am by Johnson City Press

Open government is the best government. And as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said in regards to keeping stink out of government: "Sunlight is the best disinfectant."

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Beware of the many IRS scams of the tax season

Beware of the many IRS scams of the tax season

January 19th, 2015 10:46 am by Johnson City Press

Never give out your personal information over the phone or Internet unless you have initiated the contact.

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Should ETSU's 'Greeks' live on campus?

Should ETSU's 'Greeks' live on campus?

January 19th, 2015 9:50 am by Johnson City Press

Off-campus fraternity houses have periodically been a point of contention for residents who live in that area. Neighbors have often complained of noise, litter and parking congestion linked to the fraternity houses.

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Help the United Way achieve its worthy goals

Help the United Way achieve its worthy goals

January 13th, 2015 11:26 am by Johnson City Press

The 17 local health and human service agencies served by the United Way of Washington County could certainly benefit now from some Tennessee generosity.

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Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

January 13th, 2015 9:20 am by Johnson City Press

The Oregon Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes met last night in the first College Football Playoff championship game. It was the culmination of a four-team playoff system that began this season to determine the champion of I-A college football.

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