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Parents should talk to teens about distracted driving

Parents should talk to teens about distracted driving

June 6th, 2014 8:42 am by Johnson City Press

What will it take to get teenagers to learn texting and driving don't mix? Current efforts to get that message to teen drivers seem to have fallen short.

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Drug courts will help curb drug abuse

Drug courts will help curb drug abuse

June 5th, 2014 8:38 am by Johnson City Press

Prescription drug abuse has long been a problem in our region, where painkillers have replaced heroin and cocaine as recreation drugs of choice. It is a problem that costs Tennesseans millions of dollars annually in inflated health care bills and crowded

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Casual, inappropriate dress

Casual, inappropriate dress

June 4th, 2014 9:30 am by SHARON RAYE

I recently attended a high school graduation and was shocked at what the people were wearing.

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Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

June 4th, 2014 8:53 am by ROBERT CLAY

Ron McCarley's letter on May 9 vilifying environmentalists of causing millions of deaths by opposing genetically engineered "golden rice" and spraying of DDT is typical of the right-wing's use of half-truths, simplistic treatment of complex issues and out

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Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

June 4th, 2014 8:50 am by Johnson City Press

The city's Board of Education has voted down a controversial change to its conflict of interest policy that would have barred city school employees from coaching for school systems that Johnson City competes against.

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Global warming

Global warming

June 3rd, 2014 11:41 am by DENNIS O'HARE

While America dawdles, even the tiny nation of El Salvador has a government department devoted to climate change issues.

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City spending

City spending

June 3rd, 2014 9:30 am by JUNE MILLER GOUGE

I've read the proposed budget cuts and it appears that Legion Street Pool is on the chopping block. Has the city considered what the children who frequent the pool will do this summer? There will be no place for them to swim.

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Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

June 3rd, 2014 8:49 am by SANDRA GARRETT

The Johnson City Power Board made a commitment of $50,000 a year to East Tennessee State University's performing arts program for the next 10 years. That's less than 66 cents per metered customer (households, businesses, etc.) per year. If that amount is

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Support Carriger

Support Carriger

June 2nd, 2014 9:30 am by TOM and JOYCE PARDUE

With the county elections now over and the state races coming into focus, we thought it would be appropriate to comment on just how fortunate we are to have Phil Carriger running for the state House of Representatives

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Should service animal rules be made more clear?

Should service animal rules be made more clear?

June 2nd, 2014 9:10 am by j

Just what is a service animal and where are they allowed to go?

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