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Early childhood obesity rates still disturbing

Early childhood obesity rates still disturbing

August 9th, 2013 9:58 am by Staff Report

We’ve made little progress in reducing early childhood obesity in this state.

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Common Core and size of county commission in Thursday's Forum premium content

August 8th, 2013 9:28 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the size of the county commission and common core.

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Proper immunization saves lives; don’t ignore science

Proper immunization saves lives; don’t ignore science

August 8th, 2013 8:36 am by Staff Report

It’s amazing to learn there are still parents in this country who refuse to have their children vaccinated against a number of communicable diseases.

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Carter County Mayor, Washington County Commissioners and more in Sunday's Forum

August 5th, 2013 10:04 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the Mayor of Carter County, the naming of Founder's Park, Obamacare and the actions of some Washington County Commissioners.

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Drivers: Watch for students as school year begins

Drivers: Watch for students as school year begins

August 5th, 2013 9:42 am by Staff Report

Students in Johnson City and Washington County will be returning to classes this week. City students will begin the new school year with a half-day Monday, and county students will start with a half-day Tuesday.

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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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