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Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

Moving Johnson City's election date will save tax dollars

November 4th, 2014 1:07 pm by Johnson City Press

Today is Election Day, so make sure your voice is heard. Polls in Washington County are open between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m..

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Should pseudoephedrine be a prescription drug?

Should pseudoephedrine be a prescription drug?

November 3rd, 2014 11:08 am by Staff Report

Despite a new law to limit the amount of pseudoephedrine Tennesseans can buy without a prescription, the manufacturing of methamphetamine continues to be a daunting problem in this state.

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Chamber of Commerce right in finally speaking up about Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber of Commerce right in finally speaking up about Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 30th, 2014 3:58 pm by Johnson City Press

Better late than never. That's the best way to sum up this week's decision by the Johnson City Chamber of Commerce's board of directors finally to endorse a merger between Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance.

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Should cities strictly regulate food trucks?

Should cities strictly regulate food trucks?

October 29th, 2014 4:14 pm by Johnson City Press

Tell us what you think. What kind of food truck regulations, if any, should local governments be allowed to enforce?

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Question of the Week: Should the Humane Society have total control over shelter?

Question of the Week: Should the Humane Society have total control over shelter?

October 20th, 2014 2:36 pm by Johnson City Press

"We've decided we'd like to run the entire shelter" - Jean A. Stanley, Humane Society secretary.

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Should the Chamber of Commerce take a position on Wellmont's partnership quest?

Should the Chamber of Commerce take a position on Wellmont's partnership quest?

October 20th, 2014 9:51 am by Johnson City Press

We want to hear from you. Should the Chamber of Commerce voice its opinion on a possible Wellmont/MSHA merger?

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Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

October 15th, 2014 12:00 am by Johnson City Press

Early voting for the Nov. 4 election begins today. This election includes four state Constitutional referendums, votes in Johnson City and Jonesborough to allow wine sales in grocery stores and a liquor-by-the-drink referendum in Erwin.

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Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

Should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

October 13th, 2014 10:12 am by Johnson City Press

Critics of Columbus Day say it is a holiday devoted to someone responsible for the death of countless indigenous people and the destruction of their native cultures.

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Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

October 13th, 2014 10:08 am by Johnson City Press

The idea of raising the federal gas tax, which has not increased since 1993, is welcomed by state and local officials, highway builders and transportation advocates who say the move is needed to improve this nation's aging and overburdened infrastructure.

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Be a true champion by giving to United Way

Be a true champion by giving to United Way

October 13th, 2014 10:05 am by Johnson City Press

Agencies served by the United Way need every penny they can get. Charitable contributions simply have not been able to keep with all the requests for assistance.

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