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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2012

My fear of snakes is justified... trust me (10/12/12)
At each place I've landed over the years I usually introduce myself as someone who loves hot and spicy food, college football, and almost all things south. I reserve the "H" word for only a couple of things. I was raised in states where villanous polar bears and penguins could be punished in the afterlife. ...
The perpetual campaign (10/12/12)
Enjoying time with family and friends without unwanted interruptions is something that most families would love, but thanks to what seems to be a perpetual campaign cycle for every type of political office from alderman to determining the next president, slogans, ads and signs are slammed in the faces of America at every turn...
Calming the rough waters at Highland (10/12/12)
In the fall of 2010, James Floyd became superintendent of Highland Schools, replacing Ronnie Brogdon, the legendary, long-time superintendent who retired. After reading Tammy Curtis' article about Floyd's arrival in August 2010, I jokingly asked her how long she thought he would last. ...