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Vietnam veterans

Vietnam veterans

January 13th, 2014 11:05 am by BERTRAM S. ALLEN JR.

In a recent letter, Herbert D. Zeigler Jr. writes he was bothered that he was not permitted to validate his military service through having a Vietnam Veteran license plate on his car.

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Life on Mars is science fiction

Life on Mars is science fiction

January 13th, 2014 11:04 am by DENNIS O’HARE

Despite humans’ love of fantasy, fiction and fable, the duty of science is to expose or dispel fantasy as such.

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State fund needed to help people harmed by disasters

State fund needed to help people harmed by disasters

January 13th, 2014 11:01 am by Johnson City Press

As we noted in this space back in June, one issue left unresolved in the first half of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly was a bill to give state tax breaks to victims of the 2012 flood in Washington County.

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Fly Tennessee flag correctly with pride and respect

Fly Tennessee flag correctly with pride and respect

January 13th, 2014 10:50 am by Johnson City Press

Are you flying the Tennessee state flag correctly? Is that decal of the state’s iconic three stars from the flag you’ve attached to the rear window arranged in the proper configuration? Odds are the answer is no to both questions.

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Does Snowden deserve clemency for his actions?

Does Snowden deserve clemency for his actions?

January 13th, 2014 8:48 am by Johnson City Press

Privacy groups, critics of the National Security Agency and the editorial boards of two prominent newspapers have launched campaigns calling on President Barack Obama to offer some sort of clemency to whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Mom was right: soap, warm water the best

Mom was right: soap, warm water the best

January 10th, 2014 8:57 am by Johnson City Press

A recent announcement from the Food and Drug Administration should give us all reason to pause as we enter the cold and flu season.

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State voters need to decide Senate races

State voters need to decide Senate races

January 9th, 2014 10:37 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee legislators are expected to resume debate on a number of hot-button issues left unresolved from last year when the General Assembly reconvenes Tuesday.

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If using heaters, take extra precautions

If using heaters, take extra precautions

January 8th, 2014 8:46 am by Johnson City Press

Holy Polar Vortex! That’s all that needs to be said about the frigid temperatures now gripping our region.

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Does ‘guns in parking lots’ law need clarification?

Does ‘guns in parking lots’ law need clarification?

January 6th, 2014 3:37 pm by Johnson City Press

Tennessee lawmakers say they plan to tweak a law they passed last year allowing state residents with handgun carry permits to keep firearms in their vehicles regardless of where they are parked.

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Obama’s blunders

Obama’s blunders

January 6th, 2014 3:32 pm by KENNETH ALBERT EHMKE

How in the world could lies, cover-ups and innuendos from the top on down be a way to run a railroad?

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