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Local columnist Jimmy Reed, after watching his grandson improperly deal with a sneeze, writes about how so many people – not only youngsters –  just follow the lead of others even if what they’re doing is wrong. (May 1, 2012, Page 4)

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    Playoffs great; changing formats not so good

    High school baseball and softball playoff games can provide two or three hours of the most entertainment and excitement you could ask for. Finding out where and when those playoff games will be is another story. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the ever-changing playoff formats and wishes that a format could be settled on and stuck with for a few years. (April 30, 2012, Page 4)

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      Inmon back with more stories in ‘Camp Re-Form’

      Local author Gerald Inmon is back with more stories in his second book, “Camp Re-Form.” Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at Inmon’s book and some of the author’s thoughts about his characters and his writing. (April 27, 2012, Page 4A)

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        Avoiding sun can be about as harmful as sunbathing

        Sun or no sun – that’s the question EAGLE staff writer Alyssa Schnugg has had to answer all her life with her fair complexion. The conundrum has continued with the sun harming her skin but also helping provide valuable vitamins, and she writes about dealing with something that’s there almost every day. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

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          Thanks, social media; we’re plugged in but tuned out

          Local columnist Deidra Jackson sees it every morning on her commute to town – people conversing on their cellphones. Who are they talking to and what are they talking about – and is it really something that’s meaningful? Real moments and memories, she writes, are what’s really important. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Susan Kelly writes to thank all of the businesses and others who helped make the local Girl Scouts’ StoryWalk project a success, while Austin G. of Harlan, Iowa, writes to ask readers for help on his fifth-grade social studies project. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

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              Preparing for Double Decker Arts Festival

              It’s looking more and more like we’ll have almost-perfect weather for the 17th annual Double Decker Arts Festival this weekend, and Editor Don Whitten offers a list of things for festival-goers to take care of and get ready for. (April 25, 2012, Page 4)

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                Letters to the Editor

                John Arrechea writes about the history of Avent Park and the watershed in the area, and urges city leaders to consider a different answer for the problem. (April 25, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Job’s Job

                  Local columnist Jimmy Reed, while battling flu-like symptoms and other issues, was reminded of the real tribulations that Job went through and resolved to overcome any self-pity he might have had. (April 24, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Should ‘extras’ be limited at failing schools?

                    Would it help spark improvement at failing schools if students were barred from participating in sports, band and other extracurricular activities. Or would just limiting participation do more good? Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at one idea that’s being discussed to help motivate those in failing and struggling districts. (April 23, 2012, Page 4A)

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