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The scrapbook party
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The scrapbook party

So, my wife Cheryl was asked to host a scrapbook party at our place and she accepted. About a month ago, the woman who does Cheryl’s nails invited her to one. It’s like Tupperware parties except the women cut pictures and design pages for a personal scrapbook.

Kemba Smith steps up her advocacy for students, ex-offenders
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Kemba Smith steps up her advocacy for students, ex-offenders

WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Kemba Smith, whose case became a primary symbol for the struggle against mandatory minimum prison sentences, is now working to associate her name with another cutting-edge issue: the repeal of a section of the Higher Education Act that blocks thousands of college students from receiving federal aid if they’ve ever been convicted of a drug-related offense.

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Tim Ross is a hero because he cares

Last May, Minneapolis Public Schools bus driver Tim Ross saw two kids wandering on the sidewalk, looking none too sure of their whereabouts. So, he stopped to make sure they weren’t lost. When Ross opened the doors, the boy ran off. The girl got on the bus.

My wife’s go to guy
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My wife’s go to guy

So, I walked into the living room and found my wife scrambling to clean it up in time for her sorority meeting. To be honest, it looked like our living room had suffered a bomb blast. Newspaper coupons, opened mail, Cds, clothes, bills, etc, were everywhere.

The 10:00 am wedding
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The 10:00 am wedding

So my wife Cheryl and I were invited to yet another wedding. Ah weddings…yah gotta love’em. It seems like when you get married all of a sudden everybody you know, and don’t know, invites you to their “things”.

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Rice supports affirmative action

One does well to carefully discern what Condoleezza Rice, National Security Adviser to the White House, is about — and just how well we can trust news coverage of her. There is reason to believe she may not be one of the bad guys after all.

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