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I want to live 'The Dash'

I am going to start with a poem by Linda Ellis called, “The Dash.” I read this and ever since it has stuck with me. “I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning …

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Words matter: 'old' or 'elder'

I read a piece the other day about a college professor who asked students in a class to write down their associations for the words “old” and “elder.” Interestingly, the students saw a lot of difference. Perhaps you

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Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down

Thumbs down: It’s a darned shame that those who wrote Fayette County’s CAFO zoning regulations several years back didn’t define “public recreation facility” when they decided that a CAFO can’t be built within a mile of&

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Action preceded the APC meeting

All the excitement at Monday’s meeting of the Area Planning Commission was off stage and happened before Chairman Ed Herrell rapped the gavel to start. I’m not writing that because the attorneys had filed more paperwork (they had). Rather, this was

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