Tennessee’s decades-old and frequently maligned education funding formula, the Basic Education Program, may be in for some changes.

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While many people dread the hot and muggy “Dog Days of Summer,” we hope you will join other Americans today in observing National Dog Day.

Earlier this month, doctors with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answered one of the questions we in the public have been wonde…

While many people dread the hot and muggy “Dog Days of Summer,” we hope you will join other Americans today in observing National Dog Day.

A dangerous and possibly criminal situation earlier this month in Erwin highlights the problems inherent in Tennessee’s bail bonds system.

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Should trick-or-treating be regulated by localities?

Each year at this time, many parents in our region place calls to their local government asking what day trick-or-treating will be held and what are the hours. This question is particularly common when Halloween falls on a Sunday – as it does this year -- and parents would rather their children be able to trick or treat on Saturday. Most area cities and counties place no regulations on Halloween trick-or-treating.

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