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Looking Backward 11.7.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 3, 1988   Open house was held at the Ava Head Start Center on Sunday, Oct. 23. The Head Start program moved this past August into a newly reno­vated building on N.W. 10th Street that ...

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What About This . . .? 11.7.2013

By Wayne William Cipriano Like many in Douglas County, unfortunately not all, we had a spectacular year so far.  Now, it’s the best season of all – Autumn!  The bugs are inactive, the sweltering heat is gone, it’s cool and ...

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What About This . . .? 10.31.2013

By Wayne William Cipriano Have you ever noticed how older guys shop at the supermarket? Women of all ages who find shopping to be a productive as well as socially-rewarding activity start at the corner of the store nearest the ...

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The Snoop 11.7.2013


When the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cardinals for the World Series title last week, we were reminded it was the first time the Red Sox had won the World Series at home since 1918. Then, last Thursday morning I ...

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Smith Report 11.7.2013

Congress Should Not Receive Special Treatment When I am home in Missouri one of the most frequent complaints I hear about Congress is that its members live under a different set of rules than the rest of America. The idea ...

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