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Save the Twinkies

The future looks bleak. Some people are depressed over the election results, there are wars and rumors of wars, we have constant threats of terrorist attacks, and there is a sex scandal in Washington (imagine that). We have faced all these crises before and survived but this time we may have to do it without

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Twinkies maker Hostess plans to go out of business

Save the Twinkies! How can we live without them   from the Columbus Dispatch   Twinkies maker Hostess plans to go out of business.

 
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Thanksgiving Blessings

This poem was written by my dear friend, Anne Voight, and she has it on her blog at www.homekeynotes.com. Enjoy!    

 
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We Are Marshall

  Do you remember what you were doing 42 years ago today, November 14, 1970? It is not an easily recognizable date to the average American; however, some sports fans and most Marshall University alumni painfully remember this date as the day their  football team perished in a flaming plane crash. The chartered Douglas DC-9

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Employers let workers know their politics

     from The Columbus Dispatch Nov. 3, 2012  Editor’s Note–this is a followup on the post “Who wants to buy your vote?” Business owners say they’re doing what unions typically do As Election Day nears, more business owners and executives are emphasizing to their employees how important it is to vote in the presidential

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It’s almost over: Just 5 days, 7,000 ads left

To accompany the post I made a couple of days ago, Who wants to  buy your vote? (http://dobbie.icrewdigital.com/2012/10/31/who-wants-to-buy-your-vote/?doing_wp_cron=1351883029.7645919322967529296875) in which I talked about the saturation of political ads, the Columbus Dispatch says today that with five days to go before the election we have just 7,000 more presidential ads to sit through. That equals one

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Who wants to buy your vote?

    Whether you are a liberal or conservative, Democrat, Republican, or independent, I think there is one thing we can all agree on. We have had enough of the political ads! If you live in a political battleground state as I do, you know how saturated the TV time has been with mostly negative

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Ohio State establishes new NCAA guidelines

  To avoid any future “tattoo-gate” which endangered OSU’s standing with the NCAA, Ohio State revealed its new compliance plan today. The new plan addresses every issue that created problems for it in the past, according to Bleacher Report.com. (http://bleacherreport.com/tb/d8BBl?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=ohio-state-football) If you have been living under a rock the last several years or wish to

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Nature vs. Natural Resources—The Case For and Against Fracking

Genesis 1:1-31           God made the heavens and the earth and it was good.   Genesis 2:15           Humans are commanded to care for God’s creation.   Natural gas, hydraulic fracturing, fracking, foreign oil dependency, shale gas, Utica Shale, Marcellus Shale, energy independence—these are all words that

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Only a woman knows

  No one knows what it is like to be a woman, except a woman. This seems to be such an obvious statement; so, why are so many men claiming to be experts on the functions of the woman’s body? They are so knowledgeable that they are rushing to make statements and pass laws concerning

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