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Editorial: Caywood is speaking for Bradley residents
Whether Bradley County Commissioner Terry Caywood is successful in his campaign to strengthen local environmental codes will depend on the level of support he receives from his governing body colle...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pass the Tennessee Wilderness Act for all
There are a lot of signs that fall is just around the corner. The leaves are starting to show the first hints of change, and kids are back in school. It’s a good time to reflect on the amazing outd...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewpoint: Staying fit includes working your brain
As a fitness enthusiast and neurosurgeon, I appreciate the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, that attention needs to extend to arguably our most essential organ — the brai...
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Two dream industries: Whirlpool, Cormetech
Two longtime, and widely respected, Bradley County manufacturers recently made this newspaper’s front-page headlines, and it had nothing to do with hiring, layoffs, accidents, groundbreakings, shut...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewpoint: Overseas memories from a day of tragedy
It’s now been 13 years since we filed on board the United Flight 001 at Heathrow Airport in London bound for Dulles International outside Washington, D.C. Things were very routine and I was enjoyin...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: A poem that embraces life, hope and people
Some believe poetry is the word of life; like the hand that pens it, the heart that embraces it and the bosom that cradles it, hope is its eternal message. It sharpens the senses. It soothes the tr...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Cry Out America gives us all a rebirth of hope
Partially reprinted from Sept. 10, 2013
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewpoint: Keeping emergency preparation in mind
September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority. National Preparedness Month reminds us that we al...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four ways to support in a fight with cancer
Shy about asking, “What’s the etiquette for supporting my loved one, friend or colleague in their battle against cancer?” Many people simply avoid the question altogether, and offer nothing. It’s O...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Battling Alzheimer’s at a grassroots level
Many will recognize the quote, but won’t be able to put a finger on its origin. Many will scratch their heads in frustration with a name on the tip of their tongues, but still won’t remember who sa...
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viewpoint: Parent engagement a major school need
Make the 2014-15 academic year an opportunity to open a door to a healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom. Research reveals that when parents are more a...
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering teachers who made a difference
I recently wrote a note to my teacher. Sounds very ordinary until you learn that I’m 75 years old and my teacher is 100. And we’re typical of today’s seniors, older but active. You may have a teach...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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