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August 27, 2009 RSS feed / Editorials

Be careful with flu symptoms

As reported in this week's paper, health officials around the region are just going ahead and assuming that the flu outbreak we are currently experiencing is swine flu. More...

Stupid TV commercials

From the Editor's Desk

We really don't watch much TV around the house anymore. The only thing that makes me not cancel satellite is TIVO. Without easy prerecorded shows, it would be pointless, as we rarely have a whole hour to do something like watch TV. More...

Earmarks live on in recession

Would you believe that our own congressional delegation requested 150 earmarks for private companies, and that (gasp) there were political contributions involved? Of course you wouldn't. More...


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Bring back hollering

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

August 26, 1959 Last week there was a piece in the papers about a man in a small Georgia town who gets out in his yard every morning and starts hollering. From what I could gather it's just plain, old-fashioned, country hollering. More...