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Fishing derby, pool party successful
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Town of Appalachia, the Special Projects Committee, corporate and other sponsors, and the volunteers who made the fishing derby and pool party picnic at App...
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I prefer Scotus to SCOTUS
Poor old me. I was at first confused when “SCOTUS” popped up like a summer rain shower on the social media and in news stories. Had the world, I wondered, suddenly taken a shine to John Duns Scotus...
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GOP should take Obamacare victory lap
The dream of Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney has now been realized. Their solution — their idea for universal health care — has been passed by both houses, sig...
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A beautiful lawn at any cost
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Pundits sizing up the drought have said that water is the new oil. They’re wrong, of course. Oil supplies merely send nations to war, while the water shortage pits neighbors ...
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Founding Fathers did one fine job
Last week before a Republican Conference meeting, a wonderful brass quintet from the U.S. Air Force Band was playing. As I was entering the room, they were playing one of the more popular songs of ...
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Memories
Joan Kilbourne Tompkins donated this photo to the Lonesome Pine School and Heritage Center. The undated photo shows a bathing suit promotion by sporting goods merchant Bill Fitchko the day of a bas...
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Gilley thanks birthday greeters
I would like to thank my family for the party at Heritage Church of God and the Rev. Ronnie Mutter for catering it and for all his assistance. I would like to thank Rhonda Amburgey and Patty Akers,...
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