I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Ivan Smith Furniture to open its largest Shreveport store
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Police tips on how to beat the burglars in New Canaan
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WLEX anchor Lee Cruse to spend a week off the air after ‘inappropriate’ comments
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Ask a Trooper: Why are muffler laws not enforced?
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Tompkins Cortland Community College graduate dies after one-car crash in Dryden
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State bound: Pioneers edge Enid in regional championship
Drew Blake gave up what would become the tying run to the first batter he faced Monday night at Couch Park.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Highway Patrol identifies Tampa woman fatally struck on south Interstate 75
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