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Country comes to town (and TV) with Country Music
October 15, 2019

(Ran originally in Sunday October 6 editions of The Times and The News-Star.) Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns is…

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When your team gets knocked out and you just need to complain …
October 10, 2019

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers It happens to everybody’s favorite baseball team, except one, every year. It’s that day when the…

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AN UPTOWN BRUNCH TO CELEBRATE ‘DOWNTON’
October 1, 2019

(Ran originally in Sunday editions of The Times and The News-Star September 29, 2019.) Every now and then you step out…

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ACTING SQUIRRELY, or DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME
September 25, 2019

This originally ran in the September 22, 2019 Sunday editions of The Times and The News Star. My spousal unit and…

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ON A MINIATURE MULE, RIDING THROUGH THE HEARTLAND
September 17, 2019

(Appeared originally in Sunday editions of The Times and The News-Star, September 15, 2019.) The sentences were so fantastic, so completely…

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An easy fix to the NFL’s latest problem
September 17, 2019

By JOHN JAMES MARSHALL/Designated Writers It may be a law, it could be a rule, or maybe just an axiom, but…

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A LIGHT ALWAYS SHINES BRIGHT AT BLACK BEAR
September 11, 2019

(Ran originally in Sunday 9-8-2019 editions of The Times and The News-Star.) You wouldn’t know it by the temperature this week…

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GOODBYE, GOODBYE, TO THE SANDWICH AND THE RYE
August 27, 2019

Originally ran in Sunday editions of The Times and The News-Star Sunday, August 25. She’s still standing there, a ghost of…

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#LinkingLincoln: A HOME GAME FOR EVERYONE
August 20, 2019

(Ran originally in Sunday editions of the August 18 Times and News-Star.)  This is more about history to be made than…

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It’s Not The Heat, It’s…Wait; It IS The Heat!
August 13, 2019

Ran originally in The Times and The News-Star Sunday, August 11, 2019 editions. There you are in the middle of mowing…

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