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Quote for Today December 27th

Quote for Today December 27th

on December 27, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional […]

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Quote for Today December 26th

Quote for Today December 26th

on December 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is an English author of short […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

on December 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented popularity, and by the twentieth […]

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Merry Christmas From Lucy….

on December 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Dear Ones, Every year at this time, we hear the word of God expressed through the prophet Isaiah. Whether proclaimed in Handel’s “Messiah” or seen on  cards, the words of Isaiah 9 are heard. Almost every interpretation of this verse and every sermon composed on the subject limits the scope of the verse to a proclamation that CHRIST, the everlasting […]

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German Wonderland

on December 20, 2017, 8:20 AM / in People

Remember the two brothers, in Germany , who had a wonderful model railway that was something to see? This is an update of their German Wonderland. A short review, it was started by two brothers as a place to show their hobby began to grow by leaps &bounds. Soon they were joined by other ‘Model Railroad Clubs’ and other craftsmen. […]

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Christmas Quote for December 20th

Christmas Quote for December 20th

on December 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney,” a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

on December 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. Henny Youngman Henny Youngman was a British-born American comedian and violinist famous for his mastery of the “one-liner“. His best known one-liner was “Take my wife…please”. In a time when many comedians told elaborate anecdotes, Youngman’s routine consisted of telling simple one-liner jokes, occasionally […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

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

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” Thomas S. Monson He is an American religious leader and author, and the sixteenth and current President of The Church of […]

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Former Shelby County GOP chairman Bill Giannini dies in wreck

Former Shelby County GOP chairman Bill Giannini dies in wreck

on December 17, 2017, 8:53 AM / in People, State News

Our prayers to the family. The preliminary report released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Friday states local Republican leader Bill Giannini was killed when his car crossed the median and crashed head on into another vehicle on Interstate 40 in Decatur County. Giannini, 49, whose home is listed in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., died in the Thursday afternoon accident near mile marker 125 […]

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Meet Ian

Meet Ian

on December 17, 2017, 7:03 AM / in People

Ian is an artistic boy who likes to design and build things with Legos. In November 2012, Ian’s family was devastated when tests in Mexico, where his family lives, revealed he had a rare brain tumor. After Ian underwent surgery to remove the tumor, his family turned to St. Jude for help. In November 2012, in their home country of Mexico, […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

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

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. Lucinda Franks Lucinda Franks is a former staff writer for The New York Times, and she has written for The New […]

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8 Ways Divorce Attorneys Approach Relationships Differently

8 Ways Divorce Attorneys Approach Relationships Differently

on December 15, 2017, 9:03 AM / in Opinion, People

Kelsey Borresen  |  HuffPost Married divorce lawyers have an interesting perspective on relationships. Sure, they’ve seen things get ugly for their clients, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re pessimists who’ve lost all faith in love. In fact, their careers have arguably made them better partners. They know what unhealthy relationship habits look like, and they can try to avoid them in their own lives. Below, […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. Dr. Seuss   Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children’s books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss . He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul. Caroline Kennedy She is an American author, attorney, […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on December 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.   ~Mary Louise Cecilia “Texas” Guinan She was an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. Guinan was one of seven siblings born in Waco, Texas to Irish-Canadian immigrants Michael and Bessie (née Duffy) Guinan. She attended parochial school at the Loretta Convent in Waco. When she was […]

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Former U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in Cold War dies

Former U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in Cold War dies

on December 12, 2017, 7:51 AM / in People

Former U.S. soldier Charles Jenkins, who defected to North Korea while drunk in a bizarre Cold War drama, has died at age 77, Japan’s NHK broadcaster reported Tuesday. Jenkins was a young Army sergeant stationed at the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea when he got drunk and crossed into North Korea in what he would later describe as the “biggest […]

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

on December 12, 2017, 7:46 AM / in People

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday in a San Francisco hospital. He was 65. Lee was the first Asian American to lead the San Francisco government. He was appointed by the Board of Supervisors in 2011 to replace former mayor Gavin Newsom after his election as the state’s lieutenant governor. Lee was then elected to a full term […]

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Local dentist appointed president of IAMDI

Local dentist appointed president of IAMDI

on December 11, 2017, 7:18 AM / in People

Randy Staples, DDS, has been appointed president of the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, succeeding Dr. David Powers of Temecula, California, IAMDI announced in a press release. “I would like to thank my peers worldwide for their support and confidence. I look forward to growing our numbers and playing a role in changing the lives of our doctors and […]

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Christmas Quote December 11th

Christmas Quote December 11th

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

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally […]

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Christmas Quote December 7th

Christmas Quote December 7th

on December 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans Dale Evans was an American writer, film star and singer-songwriter. She was the second wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers. At age 14, she eloped with her first husband, Thomas F. Fox, to whom she bore one son, Thomas F. Fox, […]

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