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Umoja festival all about bringing people together

Umoja festival all about bringing people together

August 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Good food, good music and good stories will be in the offering today at the 17th annual Umoja Festival in downtown Johnson City.

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Grant's Lemonade Stand, IRS and more in Friday's Forum

Grant's Lemonade Stand, IRS and more in Friday's Forum

August 9th, 2013 10:09 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the number of county commissioners, Grant Stout's lemonade stand and more.

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Should state consider a vehicle miles traveled tax?

Should state consider a vehicle miles traveled tax?

August 9th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

There has been talk in recent years about Tennessee raising its share of the gas tax, but state legislators have shown no political will to follow that course.

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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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