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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2017, 8:59 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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Good Will Rogers

Good Will Rogers

on August 15, 2017, 9:52 AM / in Opinion, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Eighty-two years ago today, beloved American sage Will Rogers and internationally famous test pilot Wiley Post died in a plane crash after taking off from Barrow, Alaska. We could certainly use Rogers now. When word reached the mainland, there was an outpouring of national — and bipartisan –grief. On Capitol Hill, both the […]

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Bill Cahir

Bill Cahir

on August 14, 2017, 8:25 AM / in People

Good morning, it’s Monday, August 14, 2017. Eight years ago today, word reached Washington that one of the best men this nation had sent overseas in the aftermath of 9/11 had been killed in combat. His name was William John Cahir, and he was a United States Marine. A Penn State graduate, former congressional staffer, accomplished newspaper reporter known on […]

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Peyton Shows off Prize Fish… Then Dierks Bentley Notices What’s in Background

Peyton Shows off Prize Fish… Then Dierks Bentley Notices What’s in Background

on August 14, 2017, 7:44 AM / in People

Peyton Manning may be one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history, but he’s also a down-to-earth guy. A recent photo taken by country music star Dierks Bentley showed Manning doing something many Americans love: Fishing on a beautiful day. However, the musician quickly noticed something special about the snapshot — and now the photo is going viral, fast. At […]

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Halle Berry’s Cries of Racism Fell on Her Schoolmates’ Ears… So They Set the Record Straight

Halle Berry’s Cries of Racism Fell on Her Schoolmates’ Ears… So They Set the Record Straight

on August 14, 2017, 6:16 AM / in National News, People

BY BENJAMIN ARIE  /   Conservative Tribune It’s no secret that race relations have been a challenge during America’s past… but some people seem intent on exaggerating their struggles in order to gain attention. That’s exactly what Hollywood celebrity and Oscar winner Halle Berry appeared to do, after the star complained about her supposed “racist” classmates during high school. The “X-Men” actress and […]

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Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer’s

Glen Campbell dies at 81 after battle with Alzheimer’s

on August 9, 2017, 7:52 AM / in People

By ADAM TSCHORN  /  Los Angeles Times Glen Campbell, the multiple Grammy-winning country-pop singer, guitarist and TV personality whose half-century career was capped by a singular last act after he went public with his advancing Alzheimer’s disease, died Tuesday. He was 81. Possessed of a crystalline tenor voice and boy-next-door good looks, Campbell sold more than 45 million records and […]

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Meet Natalie

on August 6, 2017, 7:48 AM / in People

On the day she was supposed to start kindergarten, Natalie, who was then 5 years old, was found to have rhabdomyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer. Her family came to St. Jude for the best chance at beating the disease. To everyone that supports St. Jude … we got to celebrate an entire year of her life and many, many more birthdays to […]

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Family Announces Legendary British Actor Has Died

on August 5, 2017, 7:47 AM / in People

By V. Saxena  /   Western Journalism English actor Robert Hardy, who played Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter film series, died Thursday at the age of 91, his children Paul, Emma and Justine said in a statement. His children did not mention the cause of death but rather outlined their father’s impressive seven-decade “giant career in theatre, television and film.” “From the early start, […]

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Randi B. Rich

on July 26, 2017, 7:53 AM / in People

Randi B. Rich, age 65 of Jackson passed away Monday afternoon at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete. More will come later.

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Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s widow, dies at 90

Barbara Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s widow, dies at 90

on July 26, 2017, 7:23 AM / in People

Barbara Sinatra, a philanthropist and widow of singer Frank Sinatra, died of natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, on Tuesday. She was 90. Barbara Sinatra, a former model and Las Vegas showgirl, was still married to Zeppo Marx, the youngest member of the Marx Brothers comedy team, when she started the relationship that turned into her 22-year […]

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Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

on July 17, 2017, 9:16 AM / in People

Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor who starred in television’s Mission: Impossible, North by Northwest, Ed Wood, and Crimes and Misdemeanors, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 89. Over the course of his career, Landau, who served as the West Coast co-artistic director of the Actors Studio, was nominated for three Academy Awards, and Emmy-nominated five times. He was a […]

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George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dies at 77

on July 17, 2017, 9:12 AM / in People

George A. Romero, the writer and director who made the 1968 zombie film Night of the Living Dead, died in his sleep Sunday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Romero “leaves behind a loving family, many friends, and a filmmaking legacy that has endured, and will continue to endure, the test of time,” according to a statement […]

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Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers caught in rip current

Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmers caught in rip current

on July 12, 2017, 10:18 AM / in National News, People

More than 40 good Samaritans formed a human chain to wade into the Gulf of Mexico off of Panama City, Florida, to rescue swimmers caught in a powerful rip current over the weekend, according to news reports that circulated Tuesday. Two elementary-school-age boys on boogie boards got caught in the current, then their mother, grandmother, and uncle swam out to […]

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Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain

Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain

on July 12, 2017, 7:54 AM / in People

Story by Madison Hever Erin Hester was on her way to work after a lunch break when a soldier got out of his car in the pouring rain to salute a funeral procession as it drove by in Vine Grove, Kentucky last week. “As soon as he got out of the car, it made me tear up,” Hester told Fox News. […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. […]

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Watch President Trump retrieve a Marine’s cover

on July 10, 2017, 6:12 AM / in National News, Opinion, People

There is nothing that so endears us more than when we see the simple acts of compassion performed by those in positions that would need to do so normally. The President saw the need to aid a soldier, it was a simple act and the President moved to help. There will be many that will make fun of the President, […]

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Grace White Sherwood

Grace White Sherwood

on July 10, 2017, 5:40 AM / in History, People

Grace White Sherwood (c. 1660 – c. 1740), called the Witch of Pungo, is the last person known to have been convicted of witchcraft in Virginia. A farmer, healer, and midwife, she was accused by her neighbors of transforming herself into a cat, damaging crops and causing the death of livestock. She was charged with witchcraft several times; at her eventual trial in 1706, Sherwood was […]

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What Camera’s Are For

What Camera’s Are For

on July 4, 2017, 6:55 AM / in People

Camera’s catch the moment and that may be planned or simply an accident. For the next couple of days we will show you a few pictures from around the world catching a single moment of life. Thanks to Bill….

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