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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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Infrastructure updates great news for Washington County

Infrastructure updates great news for Washington County

August 16th, 2013 8:45 am by Staff Report

A couple of stories in our paper this week have given us reason to be confident in at least two aspects of our local infrastructure.

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Help United Way continue to do good work in community

Help United Way continue to do good work in community

August 15th, 2013 9:25 am by Staff Report

The official start of United Way of Washington County’s annual fundraising campaign is Aug. 15.

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Common Core education standards in Tuesday's Forum

Common Core education standards in Tuesday's Forum

August 14th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on Common Core.

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Has wet weather impacted your life this summer?

Has wet weather impacted your life this summer?

August 13th, 2013 8:27 am by Staff Report

This summer has seen above-normal rainfall in Northeast Tennessee. These rainy days have made this a busy time for lawn care companies and others who mow grass.

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Health care cost and Melungeon origin in Sunday's Forum

Health care cost and Melungeon origin in Sunday's Forum

August 12th, 2013 5:39 pm by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on Melungeon origin and the need for a single-payer system for health care.

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