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A few years ago, I visited the home of the blues and came away with a theory: If God wants to punish vegans, He sends them to Memphis. I came to that belief after nearly an hour trying to find an animal-free entrée on the posted menus on Beale Street,...
Even though I wasn't born or raised here, there's a reason I feel at home in America. America's principles align with Islam's teachings. In fact, America's principles are not just based on Judeo-Christian values, but Judeo-Christian-Islamic values. After...
The year 1965 witnessed several beginnings in local theater. South Coast Repertory put down roots in Newport Beach, the Costa Mesa Playhouse was born on the Orange County Fairgrounds, and your correspondent was just getting his feet wet as the Daily...
U.S. District Judge William H. Yohn ruled against Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter's plan to take distribution of free food to homeless people out of the parks to the front of City Hall, and ultimately, indoors. The judge said on Thursday that he saw no...
According to President Barack Obama, entrepreneurs and small business owners cannot take credit for their inventions or business success because their accomplishments were only made possible by the government's investments in infrastructure. Is this a...
Stephen Covey, the management guru who died this week, would have had a hard time selling his books in Benjamin Franklin's America, or Abe Lincoln's. His best seller "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" would have been considered a self-evident truth,...
The United States of America is the embodiment of the struggle of humanity to rise from the tyranny of feudalistic oppression. It is a laboratory where great experiments to discover the limits of human potential are performed. To quote from Thomas Paine&...
Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
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Josh Marchok Schaumburg Wrestling, football Class rank: 41 of 622. Athletics: All-Mid Suburban League in football; two-year team captain; two-time state champion in wrestling; three-time all-state; 156 career wins; three-year team captain. Academics:...
In Poor Richard's Almanack, Benjamin Franklin popularized the idiom we love to quote but have a difficult time applying to our daily lives: Haste makes waste. As children, we frequently heard this admonition from parents and teachers. Take your time,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith a candy scramble, a children’s parade and a most patriotic family contest, Greencastle aimed to celebrate the Fourth of July with a hometown flair. Since the town’s celebration began in 2002, organizers have centered the event around...
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