The death of 20-year-old Tyler Hall is a tragedy, and that is something everyone can agree on.
After adding at least 37 seats and taking control of the House by running on change, congressional Democrats appear to be about to elect as their future leaders three of the oldest faces in the party.
Over coffee one morning Sam and I were discussing shoes; maybe I was more discussing and he was listening. I expressed my concern there were so few shoe stores.
Two more states voted to legalize marijuana in the recent mid-term elections. Ten states now allow recreational marijuana. Thirty states allow medical marijuana. The latest polls show 66 percent of American adults now favor legalization.
So now Michelle Obama finally tells her truth.
The other day I was in Office Depot getting some river maps laminated. The Army Corps of Engineers has wonderful navigation maps available online of the Tenn-Tom and the Mississippi, two rivers I've been exploring in a kayak.
Reading news accounts last week brought to mind the many landmarks that Columbus has lost. Just during my lifetime, far too many historic and irreplaceable buildings have been destroyed.
The most dramatic -- or you might say traumatic -- play in Mississippi State's 52-6 romp over Arkansas Saturday came on a 16-yard run about a minute into the fourth quarter with the Bulldogs already leading by four touchdowns.
In his novel Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy observed: "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family in unhappy in its own way."
Question: What does CNN's Jim Acosta crave more than anything?
Damn, I miss illegal marijuana!
It was not long after I had made the 2,500-mile move from Biloxi to Santa Rosa, California, that two important working relationships were put to the test.
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