Archive for March 8th, 2018

Move Over, Oprah: Here’s Some REAL Advice For Girls

on March 8, 2018, 10:43 AM / in Opinion, People

RedState.com I love Oprah Winfrey. There is no way to quantify the how her hard work and persistence has changed the face of our culture, for women, women of color and all of us. She is smart, accomplished and a savvy businesswoman. All of her financial comfort is well earned and her accolades are deserved. However, because she has accomplished […]

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Nashville faces special election for mayor

Nashville faces special election for mayor

on March 8, 2018, 6:47 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE — Mayor David Briley has five months before a new name could potentially take over as mayor of Nashville. The job officially opened Wednesday, even though Mayor Briley took over the duties. Anyone who does decide to run has a tight campaign to finance and run before the special election in August. “It’s a big election anyway because it […]

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Her deck, once red with heroes’ blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe…”- Old Ironsides

Her deck, once red with heroes’ blood, Where knelt the vanquished foe…”- Old Ironsides

on March 8, 2018, 6:40 AM / in History

“Old Ironsides” is the nickname of the three-masted frigate USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the world still afloat. Muslim Barbary Pirates of North Africa had captured the American ships Polly, Betsey, Maria, Dauphin, and Philadelphia. The USS Constitution was sent to fight the Muslim pirates in the First Barbary War, 1803, the Battle of Tripoli Harbor, 1804, and […]

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5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

on March 8, 2018, 6:26 AM / in International News

The secret is out. By JAMIE DUCHARME THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON Time Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others enjoy far greater longevity. Five places, in particular, fall into the latter category. They’re known as Blue Zones—named for the blue circles researchers drew to […]

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Abundant Supply

Abundant Supply

on March 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You give them drink from your river of delights.  Psalm 36:8 We have a hummingbird feeder in the garden, and we love to see the little birds come and drink from its sugary water. Recently, however, we went on a short trip and forgot to replenish its contents. When we came back, it was completely dry. Poor birds! I thought. […]

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Top 10 Myths About the Romans

Top 10 Myths About the Romans

on March 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

By Jamie Frater / Listverse For many, the only exposure to Ancient Rome comes from what they have seen in the movies or on television. Unfortunately, films like Gladiator, Spartacus, Barabbas, and Demetrius and the Gladiators don’t present a very accurate depiction of life in Rome and the arena. Considering the fact that the Roman Empire existed for so long, and […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on March 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The springs of my faith and all my graces; the springs of my life and all my pleasures; the springs of my activity and all its right doings; the springs of my hope, and all its heavenly anticipations, all lie in thee, my Lord.” Charles Spurgeon Charles Spurgeon was a British Particular Baptist preacher. Spurgeon remains highly influential among Christians of […]

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March 8th In History

March 8th In History

on March 8, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

March 8 is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: John of God Philemon the actor Earliest day on which Canberra Day can fall, while March 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Monday in March. (Australian […]

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