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Mother’s faith a bond across time
Sunday will be celebrated as Mother’s Day here in Cherokee County and around most of the world. Card shops, flower shops and gift shops will all be busy this week as children rush out to buy that s...
May 06, 2015 10:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congress, country must face choices, consequences
New U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) made his first speech on the Senate floor last week since taking office in January, and it was full of cogent points. “I am outraged by Washington’s dysfunction, ...
May 05, 2015 07:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial celebrations prompt a trip down memory lane
You are going to have to give me a little scat room today. I am having an attack of the nostalgias. Going down someone else’s Memory Lane can be as boring as a lecture on the life cycle of guppies ...
May 05, 2015 07:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mother still hugs at the heartstrings
It’s that time of year when we honor our mothers. I want to do that today by sharing these excerpts from “Tie Me to Your Apron Strings Again,” the book I wrote about my mother, Mildred Waters Snyde...
May 05, 2015 07:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Democrats’ nominee be a patrician blacksmith?
America’s smallest state — one Nevada county is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantati...
May 06, 2015 10:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wife of the party
WASHINGTON — The life of the wife of a presidential candidate can sometimes be like the government. Taxing. You wake up and blink through that first cup of coffee, trying to register that the Polit...
May 02, 2015 09:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary blames the cops
Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today. No one would be marching for Freddie. No one would be using Fr...
May 02, 2015 09:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Debunking Obama’s bilious Baltimore babble
It’s never enough. American taxpayers have surrendered billions and billions of dollars to the social-justice-spender-inchief. But it’s never, ever enough. The latest paroxysm of urban violence, lo...
May 02, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Isakson - He’s ‘The Hardest-Working Man in D.C.’
ATLANTA — The late soul singer James Brown used to call himselfThe Hardest-Working Man in Showbiz.Now another Georgian, a U.S. senator, is proving to be the hardestworking man in his line of work. ...
May 02, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maddening Truths
WASHINGTON — “Wolf Hall,” the Man Booker Prize-winning historical novel about the court of Henry VIII — and most dramatically, the conflict between Thomas Cromwell and Sir Thomas More — is now a TV...
May 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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