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Love one another and co-exist as best we can

Love one another and co-exist as best we can

July 29th, 2015 10:30 am by Editorial Board

Before Christians point fingers at homosexuals, they should look at their own lives and gauge how Biblical they really are. And before homosexuals point fingers, they should offer understanding and empathy they themselves have sought for so long.

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Fun Fest must improve accessibility

Fun Fest must improve accessibility

July 28th, 2015 11:30 am by Letters to the Editor

Thirty-nine handicapped parking spaces for the Saturday evening concert were grossly inadequate. Our 5:15 p.m. arrival found them all taken.

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Crowe's bid to let state workers discriminate is wrong

Crowe's bid to let state workers discriminate is wrong

July 27th, 2015 12:04 pm by EDITORIAL BOARD

Sen. Rusty Crowe of Johnson City believes state employees who oppose marriage equality should have the right to refuse any state service to same-sex couples. And that doesn't just mean a refusal to issue a marriage license.

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Smoke and mirrors media is dumbing down America

Smoke and mirrors media is dumbing down America

July 26th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

We have an increasingly misinformed populace which leads to bad public policy, which trickles down to children and damages their education. And it can cost lives; there still are parents who refuse to vaccinate their children

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There will always be guns in America - lots of them

There will always be guns in America - lots of them

July 25th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

Clearly, if all the guns were gone then no one would be killed by one, but that can never happen, because our Constitution allows us to own guns for our protection

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Republicans coming out of the woodwork to seek presidential nomination

Republicans coming out of the woodwork to seek presidential nomination

July 24th, 2015 11:00 am by Editorial Board

There seem to be more GOP presidential candidates than a voter can shake a stick at. Voters must wonder why some of them are even bothering.

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Heritage employees victimized

Heritage employees victimized

July 23rd, 2015 10:19 am by Letters to the Editor

Heritage lied to my husband and some 60 other employees each and every day since the beginning of April and continues to do so every time it is confronted with the unpaid wages.

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GOP and Democrats use CPD to shut third-party candidates out of debates

GOP and Democrats use CPD to shut third-party candidates out of debates

July 22nd, 2015 10:15 am by Editorial Board

The Independent Party candidate still might not find himself or herself on the presidential debate stage. That's because the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has ensured that only members of the two major parties will participate in debates.

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Letters: The time is right for secession

Letters: The time is right for secession

July 21st, 2015 11:30 am by Letters to the Editor

The way things are going, we are no longer entitled to the rights of Americans. I truly and firmly feel the time is right to begin the process of secession and find a place where we are truly free to practice and live as Americans.

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Guest editorial: Times-News editorial fails to recognize true horror of child porn

Guest editorial: Times-News editorial fails to recognize true horror of child porn

July 20th, 2015 10:00 am by Stacy Estep Munsey, Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney

The July 14 editorial, "System has gone overboard with child porn sentences," diminishes the extremely serious nature of child pornography while failing to do even the most basic research on the case.

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