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  • The Purge: Election Year tops the polls

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    By Published June 30, 2016 at 5:31 pm - No Comments 3 out of 4 stars Welcome to America, 2025 — and presidential hopeful Charlie Roan wants your vote. The senator is a strong, beautiful woman with views about how to make America great again. She’s a voice for the disenfranchised, stands up for […]

    The Purge: Election Year tops the polls
  • Heat wave induced random thoughts

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    By Published June 30, 2016 at 10:31 am - No Comments Coaches: With word of both Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan passing away, I am struck by their very different styles of coaching. Buddy was what you call a players coach. He was far better as a defensive coordinator than as […]

    Heat wave induced random thoughts
  • Erskine Fire update: Some precipitation has helped

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    By Published June 29, 2016 at 3:31 pm - No Comments As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, the Erskine Fire has now consumed 46,684 acres. It is 60 percent contained. The BLM reports that varying amounts of precipitation helped dampen the fire, making it mostly smoldering and creeping. But high […]

    Erskine Fire update: Some precipitation has helped
  • Racism: How white Americans can help

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    By Published June 29, 2016 at 9:01 am - No Comments I found Jesse William’s acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards moving, authentic and inspirational and I appreciate that it is bringing a race discussion to the forefront in our country yet again. And I’m white. I wrote about my […]

    Racism: How white Americans can help
  • Recreational Marijuana bill will be on the ballot in November

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    By Published June 29, 2016 at 12:31 am - No Comments Californians will once again have the opportunity to decide if it should be legal for residents to grow, sell and use marijuana for recreational use. It is now legal for medicinal purposes. The Secretary of State determined their were enough […]

    Recreational Marijuana bill will be on the ballot in November
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is spectacular

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    By Published June 28, 2016 at 4:01 pm - No Comments With the very first note from the orchestra the air is electrified as the magical musical journey begins and the story of the utterly amazing Carole King unfolds. It begins with Carole King played flawlessly and with clear absolute conviction […]

    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is spectacular
  • Waterfalls to deserts: Seven western national parks

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    By Published June 27, 2016 at 12:31 pm - No Comments By Len Lazarick For Maryland Reporter.com Rocks, water and fire and how they interact over millions of years. That’s the theme I came away with after a wonderful, arduous three-week vacation in May to seven national parks out west. Regular […]

    Waterfalls to deserts: Seven western national parks
  • Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law

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    By Published June 27, 2016 at 10:01 am - No Comments In what many are calling the most significant abortion rights ruling in decades, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that required health clinics to have admitting privileges and surgical center requirement — that required clinics to upgrade their […]

    Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law



News

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The Purge: Election Year tops the polls

3 out of 4 stars Welcome to America, 2025 — and presidential hopeful Charlie Roan....

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Heat wave induced random thoughts

Coaches: With word of both Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan passing away, I....

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Erskine Fire update: Some precipitation has helped

As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, the Erskine Fire has now consumed....

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Recreational Marijuana bill will be on the ballot in November

Californians will once again have the opportunity to decide if it should be....

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is spectacular

With the very first note from the orchestra the air is electrified as....

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Brexit breeds personal regrets

Now that many of Britain's citizens are regretting either voting to exit the....

Zion-Feature

Waterfalls to deserts: Seven western national parks

By Len Lazarick For Maryland Reporter.com Rocks, water and fire and how they interact over....

Blogs

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Racism: How white Americans can help

I found Jesse William’s acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards moving, authentic....

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Brexit could lead to Texit if the entire state of Texas has lost its collective mind

When Great Britain voted to leave the European Union, it caused a seismic....

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Father’s Day: Remembering Dear Old Dad 36 years later

It never occurs to me to write something about Father’s Day because my....

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Another Letter About the Stanford Rape Case

Dear America, I have been watching the growing response to the Stanford rape case....

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Hillary Clinton clinches the nomination

The Associated Press reported and it is now confirmed that Secretary Hillary Clinton....

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Trump is a racist, but it’s the media’s fault

We all know Donald Trump is going to say some of the most....

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Dutch ferry boat ride boozy and relaxing

I've been pretty obsessed with Dutch ferry boat rides since doing research for....


Literature

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 6 In December 1992 I was the chief witness for the United States....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 5 Less than two weeks after I testified at the second hearing things....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 4 The Loudoun County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office had come under scrutiny in the....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 3 It all started in the spring of 1987. I had taken a few....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop, Chapter 2

Chapter 2 After my honorable discharge from the US Army in 1979 I had....

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Police Work: Breaking an honest cop

Chapter 1 Truth, oath, honor, and integrity. Simple but powerful words. The definitions that....

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My Hero, My Son: The life of Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick

The Los Angeles Post-Examiner is proud to present excepts from My Hero, My....

Lyrics

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See You Again

LYRICS: "See You Again" Band: The Hour Zero Written By Elsie Mychols/Tom Richards Recorded and Produced by....

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Wanderlilly

Lady Wanderlilly Come on over to me now She moves so gracefully In my....

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Soul is…

Maybe soul is just a paper bag filled with air maybe a little baby,....

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The Heat and the Humidity

Looked in the mirror, trimmed his mustache Handsome Harry Backstage with a pocketful of....

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Pontiac’s No More

I worked the line 30 years. and I still hear it ringin’ in my....

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Never Forget

The day our innocence died No one will forget We pray our hearts will survive The....

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Bachelor Trash-Bag Blues

Dirty socks in a pizza box No insurance and faulty locks Old blue jeans and....

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