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Finishing Camp…. Rules of the Party

Finishing Camp…. Rules of the Party

on December 30, 2015, 6:15 AM / in People

Jackie reminded us of this many years ago… and we thought we should pass it on….. It is THAT time of the year – folks out shopping for that *perfect* gift – well, here is one that you don’t have to go OUT for : A gift to attend any one of the Final Touch Finishing School classes is a […]

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Former Harlem Globetrotters start Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Former Harlem Globetrotters start Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

on December 28, 2015, 7:52 AM / in Basketball, National News, People

Meadowlark Lemon, a beloved former leader of the Harlem Globetrotters, died at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sunday. He was 83. Lemon joined the comedic basketball troupe in 1954, and served as one of its key showmen until 1978. He was often called the “Clown Prince” of basketball during his more than 16,000 games with the Globetrotters. Lemon, born […]

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Christmas Quote December 23rd

Christmas Quote December 23rd

on December 23, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Our children await Christmas presents like politicians getting in election returns: there’s the Uncle Fred precinct and the Aunt Ruth district still to come in. Marcelene Cox

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Jimmy Carter’s grandson dies suddenly at age 28

Jimmy Carter’s grandson dies suddenly at age 28

on December 21, 2015, 7:33 AM / in National News, People

Fox News A grandson of former President Jimmy Carter died suddenly at a Georgia hospital early Sunday. The 39th president confirmed the family tragedy at the same Sunday school class where two weeks earlier he announced that there were no signs of the cancer that had recently been discovered on his brain and liver. Carter said that Jeremy Carter, 28, […]

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Special Quote for Today

on December 18, 2015, 6:30 AM / in People

While I am in agreement with the carrying of protective items (guns) I really am not into all this *What Would Jesus Do* rhetoric that is being tossed around so much. I guess it is because I hold Jesus Christ in a far more reverent manner than many do. I already know what he would do – I think the […]

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Mark Zuckerberg pledges 99 percent of his Facebook shares to charity

on December 2, 2015, 8:13 AM / in National News, People

Notice to all those organizations out there… he is not exactly blindly giving it away…. He and his family will be directing it. Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares to charity, “during our lives.” The couple made the pledge in a letter to their newborn daughter, […]

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Linda Butler

on December 1, 2015, 9:02 AM / in People

The loss of friends and family can be both devastating and at the same time joyous because Jesus clearly said that there is life after death. John said “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 29, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” Lee Iacocca Lido Anthony “Lee” Iacocca is an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, being let go from Ford Motor Company, and his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s. He served as President and […]

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Quote for Today

on November 26, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 25, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.” H.L. Mencken, the Baltimore Evening Sun, […]

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Quote for Today November 21st

on November 21, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a great wail of agony went out from my soul.”  Victoria Woodhuff, 1838 to 1927 leader of women’s suffrage movement Victoria Woodhuff was an American leader of […]

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GONs refused to serve only the unserved

on November 20, 2015, 2:29 PM / in Opinion, People, State News

Posted in the Cleveland Daily Banner Posted Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:00 pm To The Editor: The Government Owned Network advocates tell us that they are only a few hundred feet away from rural Bradley County residents, and if state law were changed, they would gladly serve them. The trouble with that narrative is that it just isn’t true. In […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 20, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley David Brinkley was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997. From 1956 through 1970, he co-anchored NBC‘s top-rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report, with Chet Huntley and thereafter appeared as […]

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Thoughts from Jackie

Thoughts from Jackie

on November 12, 2015, 6:29 AM / in Opinion, People

As I was getting ready for the day this morning my thoughts were about how many years ago things were manufactured to LAST for a long time. Be it hardwood floors (real wood not a cooked up bunch of waste material), clothing,  cars, toasters, you name the item and back then it was all made from REAL material and made […]

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Robin Williams wife says depression is not what drove him to suicide

Robin Williams wife says depression is not what drove him to suicide

on November 4, 2015, 8:18 AM / in People

Robin Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider Williams, says she does not blame him “one bit” for committing suicide. The actor and comedian was not driven by depression, but by his struggle with diffuse Lewy body dementia, a disorder often confused with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s, she told ABC News’ Amy Robach in her first interview since the actor and comedian’s death in […]

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Grandfather of the Year Award

Grandfather of the Year Award

on November 3, 2015, 6:01 AM / in People, State News

MCSO: Grandfather left girl, 5, in desert with loaded gun 12 News, Phoenix A 62-year-old man was arrested after allegedly leaving his 5-year-old granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded handgun, cocked and ready to fire. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says that Paul Rater from Buckeye left his home Sunday night with his granddaughter and four-and-a-half hours later the […]

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Actress Maureen O’Hara dies aged 95

Actress Maureen O’Hara dies aged 95

on October 25, 2015, 8:49 AM / in People

Family confirms ‘Quiet Man’ star died peacefully on Saturday in her sleep The actor Maureen O’Hara, famed for her flaming red hair and her role in The Quiet Man, has died aged 95. Her family confirmed in a statement that she passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Boise, Idaho on Saturday morning surrounded by family. Born […]

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Yogi Berra, Yankees Icon and MLB Hall of Famer, Dies at 90

on September 23, 2015, 6:29 AM / in People

Yogi Berra, the beloved baseball player who became known as much for mind-bending aphorisms like “It ain’t over till it’s over” as for his Hall of Fame career as a catcher, has died, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday. He was 90. Berra, a fixture of 10 New York Yankees world championship teams who won three MVP awards and later managed […]

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‘Adventures of Superman’ actor Jack Larson dies at 87

‘Adventures of Superman’ actor Jack Larson dies at 87

on September 21, 2015, 8:26 AM / in People

  Jack Larson, an actor, playwright, producer and screenwriter best known from the classic 1950s comic book series “The Adventures of Superman,” died Sunday in his Brentwood home. He was 87 years old. Born in 1928 in Los Angeles, Larson’s film debut was in the 1948 war movie “Fighter Squadron.” Intent on becoming a Broadway actor, he only reluctantly took the role as […]

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Writing through the pain

Writing through the pain

on September 12, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Announcements, People

What seemed like a bad bout with allergies for 13-year-old Cassy, ended with a terrifying discovery — a brain tumor. Then, her journey with St. Jude began. Cassy discovered writing as a way to cope. Now, she’s creating a new chapter in her future. Learn where she’s finding inspiration.

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