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Should gun carry permits be issued to legally blind?

Should gun carry permits be issued to legally blind?

September 16th, 2013 8:50 am by Staff Report

The Des Moines Register reported last week that Iowa law allows the state to issue gun-carry permits to residents who are legally or completely blind.

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Huge commission’s games have cost county taxpayers

Huge commission’s games have cost county taxpayers

September 15th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” That line from Shakespeare’s “Henry the Sixth” has been used to ridicule, castigate and bemoan (generally unfairly, we might add) practitioners of the law for several centuries now.

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Turn down music and save your eardrums

Turn down music and save your eardrums

September 13th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

Here’s something people young and old should keep in mind when listening to music on their smartphone, iPod or other MP3 player: Blasting those tunes through your headphones can result in hearing problems.

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Rebekah raccoon, trusting Obama and more in Friday's Forum

Rebekah raccoon, trusting Obama and more in Friday's Forum

September 13th, 2013 8:35 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on abuse by CNAs, trusting Obama about Syria and returning Rebekah raccoon.

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Soldiers with traumatic brain injuries need long-term care

Soldiers with traumatic brain injuries need long-term care

September 12th, 2013 9:23 am by Staff Report

Last month, President Obama announced a comprehensive national plan to better diagnose and treat veterans for post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries and other mental health issues.

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Taxes, handwriting and more in Wednesday's Forum

Taxes, handwriting and more in Wednesday's Forum

September 11th, 2013 9:09 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on taxes, the consequences of United States military actions and handwriting.

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Was sentence against those who abused patients just?

Was sentence against those who abused patients just?

September 11th, 2013 9:03 am by Staff Report

It just doesn’t seem right. That’s the feeling many readers have expressed after a judge decided the nursing home workers convicted of abusively teasing patients in their charge should serve no jail time.

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Readers share thoughts on Syria in Tuesday's Forum

Readers share thoughts on Syria in Tuesday's Forum

September 10th, 2013 8:15 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on Syria.

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Social media and sign pollution in Sunday's Forum

September 9th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on social media and sign pollution in Johnson City.

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Should girls and boys be segregated on school buses?

Should girls and boys be segregated on school buses?

September 9th, 2013 8:47 am by Staff Report

As Press staff writer Nathan Baker reported last month, a policy put into place two years ago by the Johnson City Transit Authority forbids boys and girls from sitting together on the school bus.

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