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Men and mass shootings 25 years after Columbine

BY ROB OKUN Maybe there won’t be a copycat mass shooting to grotesquely mark the 25th anniversary of ...

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Earth Day calls attention to the trash we generate

Every day, we toss things into the trash – styrofoam cups and plates, plastic bottles and drinking straws, ...

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When anti-Israel activists shut down American streets, there must be consequences

America is a nation of law and order. Yet, more and more, we are seeing U.S. cities overrun ...

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Congress must demonstrate what it takes to succeed

BY GLENN MOLLETTE Life is fragile and doesn’t last long, so we should try to enjoy every day.  ...

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Celebrating community, one conversation at a time

BY MELINDA BURRELL Walking home one evening, I came to an intersection. A family and a couple were ...

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Arts thriving in Elizabethton community

Elizabethton is fast becoming known for its arts. The city will now be home to a couple of ...

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Survival without bombs or borders

BY ROBERT KOEHLER An enormous flash, a mushroom cloud, multi-thousands of human beings dead. We win! Nuclear weapons ...

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Courts, law enforcement must address domestic violence

District Attorney General Steven Finney in recent days has addressed the ongoing problem of domestic violence and repeat ...

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Sen Blackburn: Secretary Mayorkas is unfit  for office; the Senate must remove him

In 2019 – right before Democrats launched their baseless and partisan impeachment trial against President Trump – Democrat ...

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People vs. Planet: Buy local plants for your garden

To the Editor: Thanks to the Elizabethton Star and Jerry Agan for the important article “Spring into action: ...

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