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Grand Ol' Prejudice

By Rachel Birdsell I have always been in favor of free speech and would hate to see our country without it. But, sometimes people let things fly out of their

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Businesswoman: 'Show up, Be Bold, Play Big'

Staff Report Kim Hodous, a stay-at-home mom turned CEO and motivational speaker, has now added the title of Author of the Year as named by the Academy of Best-Selling Authors.

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Don't Forget The Others

By Claire Ala Feeling overwhelmed by the Obama or Romney campaigns? The media has focused the presidential election on either a Democratic or Republican candidate. However, Obama and Romney aren’t

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Splendor In The Grass Cuttings

By Amy Alkon I married a domineering man 20 years my senior. We have two college-age kids. I’ve spent the past 22 years (half my life) navigating his ill-temperedness and


Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

Staff Report It’s not every day one of the greatest and most popular bands of all time releases a documentary film soon to be shown around the world, and in

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Scorpio – Transformation & Reorientation

Esoteric Astrology as news for week October 18-24, 2012 On Thursday, California, the entire west coast and many regions of the U.S. will experience the Great Shakeout — drills to


Rock N' Roll For The Masses

Lot 44 attempts to bring Rock N’ Roll back to the masses with their debut album “Do What I Want.” The band understands the music industry in a way that few newly-formed bands do.


Making Ripples

By Amanda Bancroft Looking for a spooky way to light your home and yard this Halloween? Consider the eerie illuminations of candles, lamps, and solar lights. Many people carve Jack-o-Lanterns

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The New Clean Energy Economy

By Terrah Baker Clarity came to local, independent architect and energy legislation advocate Mikel Lolley after conducting experiments on his own investment property. Why were contractors still building the same


Movies In The Obscure

By Blake Wilkins I recently revisited Charlie Kaufman’s directorial debut “Synedoche, New York” (2008). Kaufman is the mastermind screenwriter behind such works as “Being John Malkovich,” “Adaptation,” and the brilliant