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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Local Columnists

A letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Local columnist T.J. Ray writes a letter to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Democratic National Committee telling them that he doesn’t need any correspondence or surveys from her political party — or any party, for that matter. (November 14, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Thank You!

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a visit to Arlington National Cemetery as he relates the story of Audie Murphy in World War II and urges everyone to thank veterans for their sacrifice and service. (November 11, 2014, Page 4)

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      Making something — a real wonder

      Have you ever thought about all that goes into making something? Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a simple item — the toothpick — and follows it from the woods into your mouth. (November 6, 2014, Page 4A)

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        Bureau-Creeps

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look a government bureaucrats and the way they often abuse their power. (November 4, 2014, Page 4)

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          Dealing with manners, unwanted customs

          Local columnist T.J. Ray finds examples every day of changes in customs that have to do with manners and acceptable behavior, and wonders when, or if, we will do something about it. (October 31, 2014, Page 4A)

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            Inadvertent 911 call not good, but comforting

            Local columnist T.J. Ray tells of a confusing, but ultimately comforting, meeting with a local law enforcement officer after he accidentally hit a 911 button on his telephone recently. (October 23, 2014, Page 4A)

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              Gittin’ Sumpin’ Fuh Nuttin’

              Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a dream he had about government debt and spending and how it affected a hog farmer he knew in years past. (October 21, 2014, Page 4)

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                Thou Art

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed gives an inside look at how things go at the beginning of the semester in a creative writing course he teaches. Reed teaches students early on that they need to write tight before they can write right. (October 14, 2014, Page 4)

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                  Deadly Sins change names, but still the same

                  Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at “The Seven Deadly Sins” — lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride — and notices they are all still problems, even though we may call them by different names these days. (October 13, 2014, Page 4)

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                    On The Inside

                    Local columnist Jimmy Reed, in observing some of his students, is reminded of a lesson he learned years before about how people can be beautiful where it really counts — on the inside. (October 7, 2014, Page 4)

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