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Your vote for Obama or Romney won’t count

Next week’s column will probably be devoted to why you should vote. I will tell you how much your vote counts-blah, blah, blah, blah. In reality, however, your vote is…

End of fall

It was over 70 degrees outside today, but even though tomorrow (Thursday) is supposed to be even warmer, you know this just can’t last much longer. In fact I was…

Champions

When I was in high school I went out for football. To be a starter all I had to do was beat out Art Branstatter. Since I was 6’ tall…

Provotie the dog

In Georgia recently,  a case has come up involving a dog. A pit-bull to be exact. A county in Georgia has filed a petition to have the pit-bull destroyed. Not because…

Indian summer?

I don’t know if this is Indian Summer or not, but I like it. The colors, although starting to fade away already, are still beautiful. It makes me want to…

To be honest…

To be honest with you I was shocked last week, when we broke Jerami Young’s story. Young was tasered several times in front of his home and in a jail…

Murphy’s Law hits the Maurers

Wow, what a week it has been around the Maurer household. As most of you know, the man of the house is slowly recovering from hip replacement surgery – and…

Refineries, not Arabs hijacked gas prices

Something’s missing in this year’s presidential campaign. Candidates Obama and Romney talk about all sorts of issues- granted not in great detail, but at least they talk about them. Just…

Important memos

OK, all you mom’s out there….for your shopping list, “bread, milk, eggs, acrylic acid….” that’s right. Don’t forget the acrylic acid. It turns out that’s the main ingredient in disposable…

You can sure tell it is October

October is definitely here again. I am not talking about the weather, although it is completely “fall” out there with peak colors reported all over the center of northern and…