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Deford death brings memory of a destructive tornado

Deford death brings memory of a destructive tornado

In a holiday weekend where several icons, most notably Gregg Allman and Chris Cornell, made their way to heaven, one will always be forever imprinted in my memory- Frank Deford.…

Fake news destroying my profession

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve struggled mightily this week with a topic for my column. You see I have been writing a column for nearly 30 years, and sometimes it is…

Words of wisdom from Bono, Black and others

Words of wisdom from Bono, Black and others

Commencement exercises for young men and women across the nation begin this week. It is a time for those earning their degrees from a college to graduate to adulthood and…

Stop the hysteria, Obamacare far from dead

Stop the hysteria, Obamacare far from dead

If William Shakespeare were alive today who would probably agree with me. The hysteria over the U.S. House of Representatives passage of an Obamacare replacement is “Much ado about nothing.”…

Internet Sensations Tajiri and Fiona Worth A Look

Internet Sensations Tajiri and Fiona Worth A Look

I’ve become an animal lover in my old age. I never had much time for pets but now we have three dogs and several cats. If my wife had her…

Mars settlements, anti- aging expected in 20 years

Mars settlements, anti- aging expected in 20 years

I wrote a piece a couple of years ago about advances being made in medical technologies that would greatly increase life expectancy for your children and mine. For instance my…

We’ve all had days like this

We’ve all had days like this

Last Saturday was one of those days where I should have stayed in bed. You’ve heard of two left hands? Well for a southpaw, Saturday was my right handed day.…

Flying a scary proposition

Flying a scary proposition

“Fly the friendly skies!” Are you kidding me? United, along with most American airlines are the opposite of friendly. Nothing depicted that more than the doctor that was drug off…

Overzealous officials tarnish game

Overzealous officials tarnish game

The best of college basketball was on full display Monday night. Two teams, the North Carolina Tarheels and the Gonzaga Bulldogs had won their way through a starting field of…

I’ve been a fool, how about you?

I’ve been a fool, how about you?

In a couple of days it will be April Fools” Day. It is also the birthday of a good friend- actually it is her 80th. I can only imagine what…