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Global warming

Global warming

January 27th, 2014 9:08 am by JACK VAN ZANDT

It was a great idea. Show the world once and for all that global warming is a fact.

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Votes vs. photo ops

Votes vs. photo ops

January 27th, 2014 9:07 am by J. CHRIS HENRY

Sue Guinn Legg’s article, “Solving Hunger,” on Dec. 13, provided an excellent example of two critically important conceptions.

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Commissioners must get renovations back on track

Commissioners must get renovations back on track

January 27th, 2014 9:05 am by Johnson City Press

How many county commissioners does it take to screw in a light bulb?

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Tennessee Valley Authority doesn’t have it together

Tennessee Valley Authority doesn’t have it together

January 27th, 2014 9:05 am by ANDY DAVENPORT

The Tennessee Valley Authority cries for consumers to cut back on power use. TVA can’t generate enough.

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Should city do a corridor study on Walnut Street?

Should city do a corridor study on Walnut Street?

January 27th, 2014 8:59 am by Johnson City Press

A proposed redevelopment on West Walnut Street has generated a number of questions and criticisms from some residents of the Tree Streets neighborhood.

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Don’t get taken by an evil scam artist

Don’t get taken by an evil scam artist

January 27th, 2014 8:54 am by Johnson City Press

It may be a new year, but there’s still a number of old scams making the rounds.

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Good things happen when governments work together

Good things happen when governments work together

January 24th, 2014 8:46 am by BILL GAINES

For some time it seemed that the Unicoi County government and the government bodies of both Erwin and Unicoi were all headed in different directions — often oblivious of one another and sometimes, it seemed, working at cross purposes.

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Mandatory sentence isn’t answer to meth problem

Mandatory sentence isn’t answer to meth problem

January 24th, 2014 8:45 am by Johnson City Press

At a time when members of Congress, the judiciary and law enforcement are questioning the effectiveness of federal mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes, one Tennessee legislator is proposing we do the same at the state level.

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USPS gets more bad press for book policy

USPS gets more bad press for book policy

January 23rd, 2014 8:42 am by Johnson City Press

News that the U.S. Postal Service is now shredding undeliverable books meant for children under a program aimed at instilling the love of reading into Tennessee’s youth is both sad and infuriating.

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Vietnam veterans

Vietnam veterans

January 22nd, 2014 8:57 am by THOMAS WHITSON

I would like to comment on the Jan. 12 letter by Bertram S. Allen Jr. concerning Vietnam veterans. Lighten up Bert, it’s only a license plate.

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