Johnson City Press Sunday, March 1, 2015
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It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

January 30th, 2015 1:27 pm by Johnson City Press

A loophole allows a driver to simply pass the bottle to a passenger if he or she is stopped by a law enforcement officer. It also costs Tennessee between $6 million and $12 million annually in federal highway funds.

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Project X disclosure: Open government does not come with caveats

Project X disclosure: Open government does not come with caveats

January 29th, 2015 10:20 am by Johnson City Press

Silence is not always golden. In fact there are times when it can be outright dangerous.

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Show respect when you fly the American flag

Show respect when you fly the American flag

January 27th, 2015 9:16 am by Johnson City Press

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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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