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Archive - Jan 22, 2009

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Tech recruits have impact quality

With the always highly-anticipated National Signing Day arriving on Feb. 4, the only Western Athletic Conference team to win a bowl game this past season is scheduled to have its best recruiting season since Derek Dooley became head coach two years ago.
There’s 24 verbal commitments on the table, three of them hailing from the junior college ranks.

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Election impact far-reaching

Had Hillary won the election, I probably would have been celebrating her victory with tears of joy in my eyes, as many residents have done over Obama’s inauguration. I can only imagine what it must feel like for older African-Americans — who may have endured generations of subtle and not-so-subtle messages that they can’t succeed — to watch someone of their ethnicity secure the spot as our nation’s chief.

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Politicans need to work together

Alexander pledges again to keep his eye on the ball to make good choices that will support the needs of Louisiana and his district. He was re-elected in a landslide vote, and we’ve said before that it speaks volumes about the support he has in the community and whether his actions are those the community wishes to see played out in Congress.

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A dream realized

There were plenty of giant television screens placed throughout the estimated crowd of more than 1 million in attendance, but that still didn’t guarantee a good line of sight.
“We were near a screen, but it was right behind us, so all we could see was the back of it,” Black said. “You could see the people on stage, but they looked like ants.

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