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Opinion
Jacob's Ride calls attention to E. coli contamination

Jacob's Ride calls attention to E. coli contamination

April 16th, 2015 11:31 am by Johnson City Press

The Jacob Francisco Memorial Century Bike Ride & Awareness Walk includes a 2.5-mile non-competitive walk from East Tennessee State University along the Millennium Trail that runs adjacent to Brush Creek and West State of Franklin Road.

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Opinion
Amending motorcycle helmet law is a bad idea

Amending motorcycle helmet law is a bad idea

April 16th, 2015 11:26 am by Johnson City Press

Studies indicate that wearing a helmet can help motorcyclists reduce their risk of head injury in crashes by up to 85 percent. Federal highway safety officials have even reported a helmet can help protect a rider from brain injury by up to 88 percent.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Letters   are still a mainstay of newspapers

Letters are still a mainstay of newspapers

April 14th, 2015 10:58 am by Robert Houk

A daily reading of our letters is more than enough to start a lively discussion in the workplace.

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Opinion
How would you grade living in Johnson City?

How would you grade living in Johnson City?

April 14th, 2015 10:21 am by Johnson City Press

Send us a letter. Comment on this article.

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Columns Community Voices Opinion
Data on caesarean births in the United States are alarming

Data on caesarean births in the United States are alarming

April 10th, 2015 11:15 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Childbirth has devolved to a "paper or plastic?" level many women argue they have a right to decide their delivery method simply because it happens to their body, ignoring basic biology.

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Opinion
Take steps to keep the bears away

Take steps to keep the bears away

April 10th, 2015 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

The black bear population here in Northeast Tennessee has reached a 100-year high, which means more bears are showing up on backyard patios and even in busy commercial districts.

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Opinion
WETS needs your support to stay on the air

WETS needs your support to stay on the air

April 10th, 2015 9:53 am by Johnson City Press

More than half the funding for WETS comes from listener support.

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Crime Opinion
Tennessee lawmakers continue to protect cockfighting

Tennessee lawmakers continue to protect cockfighting

April 10th, 2015 9:19 am by Johnson City Press

State legislators have routinely declined to get tough on cockfighting, even after hearing testimony from federal agents who say Tennessee is part of the infamous "Cockfighting Corridor," where criminals who engage in this blood sport flock to ply their h

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Opinion
Learn to do your part to help prevent child abuse

Learn to do your part to help prevent child abuse

April 6th, 2015 9:41 am by Johnson City Press

Unfortunately, this is a problem that we see nearly every day in every community in this country.

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Opinion
Should alcohol be banned for repeat DUI offenders in Tennessee?

Should alcohol be banned for repeat DUI offenders in Tennessee?

April 6th, 2015 9:26 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee lawmakers are debating a bill to ban the sale of alcohol to anyone with three or more convictions of driving under the influence.

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