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Free Snowden

Free Snowden

February 10th, 2014 9:08 am by HERB FREDERICKSON

I believe Edward Snowden was torn in his decision to go forward with the National Security Agency information.

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Promise could be good for state’s students

Promise could be good for state’s students

February 10th, 2014 8:56 am by Johnson City Press

In his fourth State of the State speech Monday, Gov. Bill Haslam unveiled his Tennessee Promise plan to offer qualified students free tuition to state community and technical colleges.

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We must do more to protect water sources

We must do more to protect water sources

February 10th, 2014 8:47 am by Johnson City Press

“Only rain down the storm drain.” That’s the message state and local governments want Tennesseans to take to heart.

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Union wage hike

Union wage hike

February 7th, 2014 8:58 am by BOB PROBULIS

One aspect of President Obama’s executive order is receiving no attention.

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Living wage

Living wage

February 7th, 2014 8:57 am by STEVE STANISLOWSKY

The answer to the question of a wage increase is provided by a few available facts of life.

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Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

February 7th, 2014 8:56 am by LEE DANIELS

The recent guest commentary by Martin Kennedy (Jan. 29) regarding the proposal to require a doctor’s prescription to purchase over-the-counter allergy and cold medication was very informative.

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School superintendent should remain appointed position

School superintendent should remain appointed position

February 7th, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

When AASA, the School Superintendents Association, names its National Superintendent of the year at its national conference on education in Nashville next week, it’s a good bet that person will have been appointed to the job.

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Let market, not Blue Law say when alcohol can be sold

Let market, not Blue Law say when alcohol can be sold

February 6th, 2014 9:07 am by Johnson City Press

As legislation to allow local votes on the sale of wine in supermarkets is hurried to passage, we find it disconcerting that Tennessee lawmakers haven’t taken this opportunity to tackle other antiquated aspects of this state’s liquor laws.

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No more bailouts

No more bailouts

February 5th, 2014 9:00 am by FRANK SWART

The Obama administration is promising new subsidies to cover the losses private insurance companies are facing.

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Prager’s call for war

Prager’s call for war

February 5th, 2014 8:59 am by DR. DAVID L. FAGELSON

I hate to keep beating a dead horse, but Dennis Prager is so blinded by his right-wing ideology that he continues to deny reality.

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