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Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review - MLK's words illustrate his faith, patriotism and desire for unity

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MLK's words illustrate his faith, patriotism and desire for unity

Because he was taken from us just before my first birthday, what I know about Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. comes from his speeches and writing.  His words provide a stark contrast to so many activists and politicians in today's polarized political climate.

AARP Smart Tips - Avoid Scams in 2020!

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The start of a new year often means setting new goals or creating resolutions. Why not make your resolution to stay scam free in 2020? While scams can take various forms, there are often "red flags" that are common to many scams. Recognizing red flags will help you avoid scams. The following are some common red flags that may help you identify if a scammer is trying to steal your money or personal information:

Home Country – Entertaining truck drivers

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It happened when two unfamiliar truck drivers came in the Mule Barn and took seats at the Round Table. Not that we wouldn't have invited them to sit down, if they'd asked. Hey, we're friendly guys.

Usually we're at the counter ... you know ... the Philosophy Counter. But this morning, due to nasty weather, the numbers of the world dilemma think tank experienced some overflow. But there were still two seats left at the Round Table until those truckers came in and flipped over their coffee mugs.

Dear Dietitian – Avoiding added sugar in your food

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Dear Readers, 

Another year is behind us, and now it's time to get back to our normal routines. Many of us, including myself, have overeaten during the holidays; it's just part of it. It's a great time with family, close friends, and homemade desserts. Every year a family friend bakes a homemade pecan pie using fresh pecans from her own property, and believe me, it is a slice of paradise!