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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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Education funding

Education funding

January 22nd, 2014 8:55 am by JACK L. GRIFFITH

Recently the Johnson City Press ran an article on the opinion page about school vouchers. I would like to take this opportunity to express my opinion on this subject.

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Dennis Prager can’t handle historic fact

Dennis Prager can’t handle historic fact

January 22nd, 2014 8:54 am by ANDREW L. SPITZNAS

Can the editors of the Johnson City Press honestly not find a better spokesperson for the right than Dennis Prager?

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Those who injure others deserve tougher punishment

Those who injure others deserve tougher punishment

January 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

As Press staff writer Becky Campbell reported in Sunday’s paper, legislation will be introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly this year to toughen the penalties for those convicted of injuring someone while evading arrest.

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Should chemicals face stiffer regulations?

Should chemicals face stiffer regulations?

January 20th, 2014 10:17 am by Johnson City Press

The Christian Science Monitor reported last week that a massive chemical spill in Charleston, W.Va., which left more than 300,000 residents without safe drinking water for several days, has raised questions about the regulation of chemicals used in coal p

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School board service

School board service

January 20th, 2014 9:11 am by RONALD A. DYKES

Gov. Bill Haslam has declared this week to be School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee.

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