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August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
ReporterHuckleberry Finn was published in 1885. It was controversial then, it's controversial now. A Mark Twain scholar is coming out with a new version. Alan Gribben has replaced the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers. "It's such a shame...
Tags: NAACP, Politics, Human Interest, Minority Groups, Roanoke County
May 17th I don't feel obligated I had a lovely dinner with a couple of friends recently. The food was so so, the company was great. When the checks arrived, we started talking about tips. I mentioned that I tip before the tax. My friend replied...
// Turnover is inevitable in television news. We're proud of the News-7 staffers who've chosen to remain for many years. We're also proud of those who have used the experience gained at Your Hometown Station® to move on to other endeavors. Any bragging...
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“The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.” - Mark Twain With the Winter That Would Not Go Away finally fading in our rearview mirror, we can at last enjoy some summertime. And summer means warmer...
Dear Amy: My boyfriend and I have been living together for 10 years. Both of us had previously been married. When we decided to live together, I was the one who purchased a home with my money. He moved in and indicated that he could only pay a certain...
The Hartford CourantChristopher Buckley, the Forbes editor, journalist and author whose books tackle political and cultural sacred cows with a satirical twist, will give a free talk Wednesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Road., Lakeville. Son...
Tags: Groton, Weight, Wesleyan University, Book, Bipolar Disorder
Re "Rebuked Mahony taking a higher profile," May 10 Cardinal Roger Mahony is back? Haven't we had enough? Mahony had his final swan song in Rome by participating in the March papal conclave at the Vatican. His resumption of presiding over...
(This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
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Volcano House, uniquely located on the edge of the active Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, has reopened after a multimillion-dollar restoration by its new owners. The hotel sits within the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It is located just...
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