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Pedestrians, drivers should always mind safety rules

Pedestrians, drivers should always mind safety rules

August 26th, 2013 2:53 pm by Staff Report

It’s no secret that many Johnson City streets are not very pedestrian friendly.

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Should Rebekah raccoon be returned to human roommate?

Should Rebekah raccoon be returned to human roommate?

August 26th, 2013 2:45 pm by Staff Report

Mark “Coonrippy” Brown became an Internet star last year when he posted a video of himself (dressed in bib overalls) on YouTube dancing with his raccoon roommate, Gunshow, to Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools.”

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Traditions continue at Appalachian Fair in Gray

Traditions continue at Appalachian Fair in Gray

August 23rd, 2013 11:03 am by Staff Report

The Appalachian Fair in Gray remains an enduring seasonal benchmark in Northeast Tennessee

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The U.S. Constitution, Washington County Commission size and more in Friday's Forum

The U.S. Constitution, Washington County Commission size and more in Friday's Forum

August 23rd, 2013 11:02 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the size of the Washington County Commission, corporate control of the U.S. and the Constitution.

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ETSU offers region much to take pride in

ETSU offers region much to take pride in

August 22nd, 2013 8:16 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University Pride Week kicks off today and we can’t think of a better time to call attention to how important the university is to Johnson City and the entire region

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Don’t belive what you read on the Internet

Don’t belive what you read on the Internet

August 22nd, 2013 8:14 am by Staff Report

These are really the dog days of summer. It doesn’t matter if you describe them as steamy, muggy or stifling, these days are truly humid. Strangely, these sultry days are a favorite time of year for scammers.

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Carbon monoxide detectors, radon testing saves lives

Carbon monoxide detectors, radon testing saves lives

August 19th, 2013 1:00 pm by Staff Report

The Washington County Detention Center is now being equipped with carbon monoxide detectors.

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Taxes, safe drivers and more in Sunday's Forum

Taxes, safe drivers and more in Sunday's Forum

August 19th, 2013 11:43 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the safe drivers program, adding another tax and polar warming.

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Should cursive writing still be taught in school?

Should cursive writing still be taught in school?

August 19th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

As many as 41 states no longer require local schools to teach cursive writing.

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More buckled up leads to fewer fatalities

More buckled up leads to fewer fatalities

August 17th, 2013 7:00 am by Staff Report

Buckling up saves lives. Tennessee Department of Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons believes that’s one of the reasons the number of fatalities from car crashes in Northeast Tennessee is down 16 percent this year from the same period in 2012.

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