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Are women always right? Are they impossible to please? Local columnist Jimmy Reed looks at several thoughts on those questions and offers an argument put forth by one of his students that seemed to even make females in the class side with him. (February 1, 2011, Page 4)

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    Another proposal from left field – Amendment 28

    Local columnist T.J. Ray suggests that we propose and pass a 28th amendment that would make the president a non-partisan executive after he or she is elected, taking the split that parties and their differences have caused in our country. After all, Ray says, doesn’t the president represent everyone? (February 1, 2011, Page 4)

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      Happy The Cat

      Those who write newspaper columns, local writer Jimmy Reed says, don’t know who reads them, where they live or how they’ll react. One of his recent columns, however, got a positive reaction with a reader giving Reed a couple of examples of God answering prayers. (January 25, 2011, Page 4)

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        Road to closing the achievement gap

        Local columnist Deidra Jackson takes a look at studies of newborns and young children and how they develop academically, pointing out that race and class aren’t as big of factors as parenting and the quality and quantity of speech in the home. (January 20, 2011, Page 4)

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          Poor Poodle

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed tells a humorous tale of French royalty and trying to do good. (January 18, 2011, Page 4)

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            Still, I Ask

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed wonders sometimes what and how God thinks, and he’s sure He has a sense of humor. While knowing that God knows best, Reed says he still asks for things. (January 11, 2011, Page 4)

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              Public meetings help produce public input

              Local columnist T.J. Ray writes that public input through attending public meetings – before decisions are made – is essential to making decisions about local programs and projects such as school and hospital expansion and growth. (January 11, 2011, Page 4)

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                Dead animals, harvest of fishy and fowl claims

                Dead birds and dead fish. Coincidence or incidental? That’s the question local columnist Deidra Jackson asks as she talks about a few ongoing stories with widespread coverage and widely varied explanations. Jackson urges us to seek the real truth and also to remember that we’re responsible for taking care of this Earth. (January 6, 2011, Page 4)

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                  Good Gossip

                  Bad gossip and good storytelling share, local columnist Jimmy Reed writes, a characteristic that makes one more injurious and the other more interesting. Reed relates a recent discussion with some of his students and makes the point that there’s no such thing as good gossip. (January 4, 2011, Page 4)

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                    Probation. Probation?

                    Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at several recent court cases, some high profile and others not so well-known, and observes how it seems that probation and not jail time is often the sentence. Is Lady Justice really blind, he asks. (December 30, 2010, Page 4A)

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