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11/24/2014
My head is filled with so many different thoughts as I sit down to write this week’s column. I am thinking of the heartfelt and humble Christmas Angel requests we have from children who have lived...
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11/22/2014
A varied helping of sports notes with your Sunday morning cup of coffee:
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11/22/2014
It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us today may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved...
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11/22/2014
Bond market volatility is back. No, that’s not an oxymoron. But it is an understandable source of apprehension, and one that could tempt you to respond to short-term movements. Instead, focus on ways...
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11/22/2014
Question: Do you think I need disability insurance? My work is mostly desk work and I’ve always thought if I have my mind, I can do my work. Also, since I am employed, wouldn’t workers’ compensation...
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11/22/2014
Unfortunately, for many people, Thanksgiving has been overshadowed by Black Friday. Or, even worse, in some cases Black Thursday, which is what many people have started calling Thanksgiving Day...
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11/21/2014
This past week, my wife and children had an opportunity to visit the Louisiana School for the Blind. During their visit, they took a tour of the facility, and had an opportunity to meet with several...
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11/21/2014
I’m excited. The weather man says it will be 70 degrees on this day. Right now it is 25 degrees. How can that happen in a matter of days?  I was talking to Erma Hudson tonight on the phone and she...
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11/21/2014
Let’s use this week to share some of our “thankful list” from the NCLAC office. First, I am thankful for dedicated community partners who support the arts in our region. One of these is Bank of...
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11/21/2014
Lauryn Hill said it best in her 1998 “Superstar” album: “Come on baby, light my fire, Everything you drop is so tired, Music is supposed to inspire, How come we ain’t getting no higher?” The fact is...