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When reform is needed, tax-free weekend is gimmick

When reform is needed, tax-free weekend is gimmick

August 5th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

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Do you think Common Core can improve education?

Do you think Common Core can improve education?

August 5th, 2013 8:46 am by Staff Report

Police chiefs from cities across Tennessee met in Kingsport last month to voice their support of Common Core, a set of standards for student proficiency in math and English.

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Drive carefully, obey signs in work zones

Drive carefully, obey signs in work zones

August 5th, 2013 8:26 am by Staff Report

As you can tell by all the orange cones and “detour” signs around Johnson City, there are a number of street improvement, storm sewer and utility construction projects underway

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Taxpayers will feel the pinch from school plans

Taxpayers will feel the pinch from school plans

August 1st, 2013 10:13 am by Staff Report

The Washington County Board of Education has a big decision to make tonight. You might even call it momentous since it sets the course of the county school system for generations to come

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Fracking, guns, road repair and more in Wednesday's Forum

Fracking, guns, road repair and more in Wednesday's Forum

August 1st, 2013 10:07 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on financial chaos, guns and police, fracking and road repair.

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City should not take six months to finally act on King Springs Road

City should not take six months to finally act on King Springs Road

August 1st, 2013 10:04 am by Staff Report

King Springs Road in Johnson City has been closed since heavy rain in January caused a portion of the highway to crumble into nearby Sinking Creek

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County Commission needs to be watched more by citizens

County Commission needs to be watched more by citizens

July 29th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

It has often been said that laws are like sausages — it’s best not to see them being made.

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Unicoi County animal shelter, new state laws and more in Sunday's Forum

Unicoi County animal shelter, new state laws and more in Sunday's Forum

July 29th, 2013 9:11 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on Unicoi Animal Shelter, Trayvon Martin, low income medical patients and more.

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Should law enforcement use equipment to collect plate info?

Should law enforcement use equipment to collect plate info?

July 29th, 2013 9:04 am by Staff Report

Officials from local police and sheriff’s departments say they are not among law enforcement agencies now using automatic readers to collect data from the license plates of motorists their officers encounter.

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AEDs can save lives, should be registered

AEDs can save lives, should be registered

July 29th, 2013 8:57 am by Staff Report

Automated electronic defibrillators, when used properly, have saved lives.

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