Johnson City Press Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Decriminalization of drug use, addiction treatment would help most

Decriminalization of drug use, addiction treatment would help most

December 5th, 2013 9:40 am by DR. ANDREW SPITZNAS

I commend the Press for its balanced and informative article on the debate over the legalization of marijuana in Tennessee. As a medical professional and concerned citizen, I do however take issue with some of the statements made by the proponent and oppo

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Obtaining, retaining quality teachers should be priority

Obtaining, retaining quality teachers should be priority

December 5th, 2013 9:35 am by Johnson City Press

Recruiting and keeping excellent teachers could well be the biggest challenge school districts in this nation face in the coming years. And it will be particularly vexing a problem for school systems in our region.

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Grammar project

Grammar project

December 5th, 2013 9:29 am by COLE BENEDICT

I am a high school student who is trying to finish an Honors English project in which I have to find 66 specific examples of grammar concepts.

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USO fundraiser

USO fundraiser

December 5th, 2013 9:26 am by CHANCES VARSON

Today, I received the annual appeal from the United Service Organizations for funds to supply members of our armed services with cellphones so that they may call home during the holidays.

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Danish ‘goodies’

Danish ‘goodies’

December 5th, 2013 9:25 am by KEN AUER

This is in reference to a column on the Insight page Nov. 17 that was written by a retired language arts teacher. As a retired businessman, I was so impressed with her description of the good life in Denmark that I was getting ready to pack my bags and em

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Since several stomp on progress, entire country is falling behind

Since several stomp on progress, entire country is falling behind

December 5th, 2013 9:23 am by LAURA MORIN

As an observer of history, our country is in real trouble

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Pet overpopulation makes no-kill idea a utopian dream

Pet overpopulation makes no-kill idea a utopian dream

December 5th, 2013 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

There is a local group pushing for a “no-kill” shelter in Johnson City. As Press staff writer Tony Casey reported last month, the organization is asking the Johnson City/Washington County Animal Control Board to make the new shelter one that doesn’t kill

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Guest Commentary: Republicans refuse to obey Constitution by abusing process

Guest Commentary: Republicans refuse to obey Constitution by abusing process

December 3rd, 2013 4:55 pm by Alan Woodruff

"The Senate Republicans just don’t want to do what the Constitution requires them to do. They would rather engage in divisive partisanship than fulfill their oath of office" — Alan Woodruff.

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Should Tennessee allow voters to decide on marijuana?

Should Tennessee allow voters to decide on marijuana?

December 3rd, 2013 11:08 am by Johnson City Press

We want to hear from you. Should Tennessee lawmakers allow voters to decide a referendum on medical marijuana?

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Drug Court will help solve several problems

Drug Court will help solve several problems

November 25th, 2013 10:26 am by Johnson City Press

Washington County Sessions Court will soon implement a new program that promises to help misdemeanor offenders who wish to shed the shackles of drug dependency.

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