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September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

A little safety reminder

Here are some safe driving tips from the National Safety Council:   Don't start the engine without securing each passenger in the car, including children and pets. Safety belts save thousands of lives each year! Lock all doors. More...

The education lottery

At the Flora-Bama Lounge straddled across the Alabama-Florida line on the Gulf of Mexico patrons can walk about twenty steps from the Alabama border and purchase a Florida lottery ticket, helping pay for the education of Sunshine State children. More...

Middle class being ignored

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It’s a family trait

You know, each family had its very own distinct, unique identity. And it’s very familiar to hear a grandmother explaining the quirky behavior of a grandchild, “It’s the (fill in surname) in him-on the other side.”   More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Radios and Linotypes don’t mix

October 2, 1940 Why, we ask you, does the first game of the World Series always come on Wednesday? It’s the day we get out the paper, and we have to hire a bunch of runners to report on every inning. More...