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    Hitting the reset button in clerk’s office

    We may never know the full story of Amy Bell, Judge William Collins or what may or may not be sordid details of wrongdoing in the Cass County Circuit Clerk’s office.

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    Swap and flop

    This year’s World Cup is drawing to a close. It has been a thoroughly enjoyable experience watching the matches. There is a lot to like about soccer, a lot of things peculiar only to soccer, aspects of the game that would not quite translate well into our everyday lives. Although, come to...

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    Teens and summer driving

    Summer is in full swing.

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    The other side of health

    There is often more to local public health officials than what is portrayed in a summer movie blockbuster. We are not a ruggedly good looking actor fighting a rapidly spreading zombie virus nor do we jump into stopping a deadly disease with guns blazing. The tale of the public health official is...

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    Visiting Memphis

    The almost-annual trip to Memphis this year had some new components added in this time around.

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    Getting my kicks...

    Almost eight years ago I was asked to coach a soccer team of 4, 5 and 6 year olds. Initially, my concern was that I had zero knowledge of the game. Pretty quickly I realized that coaching at that level was not X’s and O’s, but more akin to herding cats. My biggest achievement as a ...

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    What does Cantor loss tell us?

    When the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House losses on primary day, you better believe the party is going to take notice.

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    Mind your manners

    My patience was thinning as I entered the password for a third time, typing ever slower and more deliberate with each keystroke. The password was fresh, having been prompted to create a new one not thirty seconds ago. Yet, I still couldn’t log on. Calls were stacking up, clients were holding...

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    Daaaaaance...the day away

    Some of the same “mom” monikers attached with our children’s activities simply do not translate to us dads.

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    Can Johnson, Wescoat play nice?

    It’s the primary election everyone will be keeping an eye on this coming August.

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