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Should we save the penny?
If you’re like me, the question of whether the United States should do away with the humble penny is not a particularly stirring one. Either way. I can take the penny or leave it. Or, as those stor...
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Media mis-reports Flight MH17
Just days after the tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine, Western politicians and media joined together to gain the maximum propaganda value from the disaster. It had to...
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Is it too late to remember World War I?
Kudos to the nation’s newspaper editors for making a valiant effort to prepare us for the upcoming (July 28) 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Fred Mertz got his “doughboy”...
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Reaching new heights in hypocrisy
Liberal mega-donor Tom Steyer, failing to raise any significant outside money for his global warming Super PAC, turned to one of his San Francisco neighbors for a million dollar check. It was Herb ...
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Memories
The officers of the 1963 Powell Valley High School Spanish Club — Los Conquistadores — were Del Masters, Wayne Breeding, Joe Toney and Geanne Poole. Photo from the Lonesome Pine School and Heritage...
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Robinette remembers Buffalo School
(The July 10 Memories photo of Buffalo School in 1944 stirred the memories of one the students pictured, Bruce Robinette, the retired executive director of Lenowisco. Robinette offers his recollect...
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A perfect time to redefine Wise County
With Wise County in the midst of a year-long update of its comprehensive plan, may I suggest starting with a question that many folks don’t want to face but is facing us already: What will Wise Cou...
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