Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
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It's never too early to help with Christmas Box

It's never too early to help with Christmas Box

October 23rd, 2013 8:18 am by Staff Report

Registration for the 33rd annual Johnson City Press Christmas Box drive is under way.

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Ban paddling

Ban paddling

October 22nd, 2013 8:53 am by Staff Report

Hitting children with boards is not at all effective in any sense of learning school material nor in learning to behave well

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Why is the animal shelter taking so long?

Why is the animal shelter taking so long?

October 22nd, 2013 8:50 am by Staff Report

The Johnson City Animal Shelter’s intake of animals in September was the lowest in the past 15 years. Definitely good news, but it’s not a trend.

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Discipline children

Discipline children

October 22nd, 2013 8:47 am by Staff Report

Most of the media and most states are against spanking children. Most of the states allowing spanking are in the South.

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Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

October 21st, 2013 8:57 am by Staff Report

While there is no federal law requiring employers to provide employees with paid sick leave, some employers do offer such coverage as part of their benefits

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Support fire department

Support fire department premium content

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

The West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department records its 44th year of service in October.

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Roe’s hypocrisy

Roe’s hypocrisy premium content

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

After reading the story Oct. 18 on Congressman Phil Roe, I am reminded of the famous 1950s quotation: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? Have you no sense of decency?” Roe told the Johnson City Press one thing, then a month later he does the opposite.

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Too much time is spent fundraising

Too much time is spent fundraising premium content

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Whether you are a conservative, moderate or liberal, or whether you are a tea party member, Republican, Democrat or independent, we should all be able to agree on one thing — our politicians spend too much time and effort raising money from big business t

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Art can bring new life to downtown Johnson City

Art can bring new life to downtown Johnson City

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

It’s often been said that art can nourish the soul. It’s true. Art can provide meaning to life and give life to the meaningless.

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Football is big business; a great game to enjoy

Football is big business; a great game to enjoy

October 19th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Although it will not be played until September 2016, the matchup between the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech University at Bristol Motor Speedway is already being billed as the football game of the half century. That may not be an exaggeration.

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