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I am very sorry and extremely saddened by the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Protesters clashed, a young lady was killed and...
A recent New Yorker article, “Identity Crisis,” caught my attention because it addresses a longtime interest: what names we give...
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  Food trucks aren’t new, but they are enjoying a lot of popularity right now, which is good for everyone. The truck owners get to...
  What a great way to close out the summer season: The Cumberland County Fair is 10 days of food, fun and entertainment. It starts...
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  I come from a proud family that has been involved with public service for as long as I can remember. I wan to work hard for my city...
  Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high...
  At first, I thought we had vandals in the neighborhood. There were red, blue and yellow stripes painted all over our yards and...
  My fourth grade teacher, Mrs. DelGrande, required her class to write the annual summer vacation essay. Old habits die hard, so 57...
  Millions of Americans understand that something is profoundly amiss with our nation’s elective system. A big part of that trouble is...

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