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In 1941 Congress declared July 4th a national holiday. We can’t be sure what Congress had in mind, but today, communities across the...
Super 8 (Rated PG-13)  4 Stars J.J. Abrams nostalgic look at the 1970’s owes much to the early science fiction/fantasy work of Steven Spielberg...
This Independence Day weekend, hoist “Old Glory,” put on your red, white and blue and join the North Carolina Symphony for an evening...
Uncle Sam’s birthday is fast approaching, and that only means one thing — it’s almost time for the greatest fireworks show of the year...
An agency of the state of North Carolina recently held a ludicrous meeting. Yes, I know that’s not particularly news-worthy. It’s a...
What is North Carolina’s most widely available summer pleasure that we often pass by without partaking? It is the bounty of delicious...
The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Dodger nine that day. The divorce score stood four to two with but one more inning to play. Is...
The United States is in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and there does not seem to be much light at tunnel’s end...
With the chant of USA, USA, USA ringing in their ears, the 60 plus Fayetteville delegates to the All-America City Awards waited...
I wanted to share something with everyone that is really bothering me. Trash! It takes no time going down the interstate and you see...
X-Men First Cass (Rated PG-13)  5 Stars I still refuse to forgive Bryan Singer for the twin betrayals of leaving the first X-Men...
President Obama’s Start-Up America Initiative has brought a lot of attention to the need for en-trepreneurship in our country as a...
Continued attention to National Safety Awareness Month in June al-lows us to focus again on senior safety. Nearly 90 percent of...
The dog days of summer are upon us. Sure, that’s usually more of a reference to August, but we’re not talking about the heat. We’re...
What’s actually more difficult to receive than an invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall? An invitation to sing at the National Cathedral in...
The City of Fayetteville has made a Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) manual available that focuses on developers and the...
Even for those of us who have grown up Googling, Yahooing and Binging our way to solutions for life’s many questions and challenges, it...
History, Science and Fun Await You In Raleigh If the summer heat has you scrambling for something cool to do, why not take a road...
Mr. Weiner! Oh, My Word! I first heard of “sexting” in the context of teenage girls who had snapped — shall we say “sophisticated?”— pictures of...
If you haven’t seen this wonderful video I suggest you do so immediately. Go to Facebook...
One is uptight East Coast, the other laid back West Coast, but between the two of them, they manage to make some beautiful music. We...
What is the best thing to do when it’s 95 degrees in Fayetteville? Go upstairs, set the air conditioner on stun and sob quietly until the...
There is no shortage of generosity in this town when it comes to supporting the many nonprofi ts that serve the area. Individuals and...
Education's Bottom Line Several weekends ago, I watched with much delight as some Dickson neighbors hosted an evening picnic in honor...
The Hangover Part II  (Rated R)  Three Stars I wanted to see Kung Fu Panda, but the Internet Movie Database had the times wrong. Darn...

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