A new book reminds us to say, ‘Thank you’

One on One by D.G. Martin “Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops.” So wrote General Dwight Eisenhower on June 5, 1944, 69 years ago. According to Rick Atkinson’s new book, The Guns at Last Light: The...

Who is minding the pork?

Capital Press Association by Scott Mooneyham As long as there is politics, there will be this thing that people refer to as pork. As the word is batted about, it is important to consider what pork is and what it is not. Pork, in a political context, implies fat, that there is...
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Attempting to turn back the hands of time

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy I suspect all of us “of a certain age” sometimes hear the siren call of turning back the hands of time, and fantasize about having a nip here and a tuck there. However, considering Medicare’s unreasonable reluctance to pay for us to feel good...
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Grow your own kale

By Charlotte Glen, Horticulture Agent, NC Cooperative Extension NORTH CAROLINA — Kale is easy to grow, productive, versatile and an antioxidant rich super food. Whether growing kale to harvest baby leaves for salads or to harvest mature leaves for soups and sautéing, now is the...