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Fixing Santa

December 27, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

cartoon.jpgBy Sarah True

By the time the Christmas ribbon, tag and wrapping paper hit the trash, it

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Manning friends with Brady, kind of

December 27, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

”Colts

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St. Francis gives twice so Scrooge doesn

December 27, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

”Jamy

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Thoman has ideas, and mail, ready for his first day as Southport mayor

December 27, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

fr-sst1227thoman.jpgBy Scott L. Miley

Dr. Rob Thoman has some envelopes ready to mail on Jan. 1, the day he takes over as mayor of Southport.
Among the first missives, he wants to show that his administration is willing to accept the gift of property known as the Ready Mix site at 167 Van Dyke St. There has been hesitation from city officials following the first phase of an environmental study which noted the possibility of old gasoline tank leaks and suggested further investigation.

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Tunget departs office but will keep on the move

December 27, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

fr-sst1227tunget.jpgBy Scott L. Miley

Southport Mayor Nannette Tunget has traveled the country to study transit systems. It was her hope that Southport and other Indiana communities would be linked to downtown Indianapolis by a light rail passenger system.
But there hasn

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Ending the writers

December 27, 2007 in Opinion by tbs

By Kevin Kane

For about a month and a half, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) has been on strike, increasing the number of reruns on TV by what seems like 500 percent.
A few weeks ago, the WGA and the studio bosses went to their separate corners after the latest round of negotiations were unsuccessful. The main reason for the strike is a dispute over the money WGA writers receive when their shows are aired on the internet.
It appears little progress is being made, and I don

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Something extraordinary on TV: Weather in perspective

December 27, 2007 in Opinion by tbs

By Mike Redmond

recently saw something extraordinary on television, and no, I am not talking about the infomercial for those rubber gloves that peel potatoes.
It was common sense.
Really.
On TV.
No, I have not been getting into the New Year

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Resolutions: Fact vs. fantasy

December 27, 2007 in Opinion by tbs

By Sherri Coner-Eastburn

My favorite holiday is that magical span of moments between the end of the present year and the onset of the new one.
Sparkles of hope float in the air, mixed with all that cool stuff that makes up dreams and wishes.
That

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Top ten things I learned this holiday season.

December 27, 2007 in Torry's Top Ten by tbs

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What Kind of Message is That?

December 27, 2007 in Living by tbs

By Wendell Fowler

It still gives me nightmares!
Several years ago, I was urged to attend a cancer survivors