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Thinking green(ways) in Knox and beyond

Betsy Pickle
Features columnist

There’s a reason Ellen Zavisca and her colleagues are big on greenways.

“People in this country have been hearing for years, decades, that we need to be more physically active,” Zavisca said last week to the Sierra Club’s Harvey Broome Chapter. “And yet if you look at the trends of the percent of the population that’s getting no leisure-time physical activity, it’s pretty flat. The percent of the population that has regular exercise or does regular organized exercise … is pretty flat, despite all our exhortations and programs. …

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