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Father-daughter take cross-country trip together
John Smeltzer had another experience he needed to check off his bucket list. His daughter, Lauren, had just graduated from high school and was looking for a big way to celebrate before starting col...
Aug 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hatfield-McCoy feud may predate American history
The Hatfields and McCoys’ bitter feud made a lasting impression on American folklore and history, but there remains another side to the story that deserves more attention, according to Carolyn Ridd...
Aug 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christine Noe: Active senior living better, loving life
Receiving an all-expenses paid trip to see Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Steven Tyler and Aerosmith, Lionel Richie and Cheap Trick — and hosted by superstar Justin Timberlake — was b...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student’s letter wins trip to Disney World for two families
Two families recently enjoyed an all-expenses paid trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., because a student remembered her teacher from 20 years ago. When Tish Neilson of Knoxville heard about...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the multitalented Ashley Heald
Ashley Heald, a 17-year-old Cleveland native, is known for winning the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Cleveland for 2012 and placing as runner-up in Tennessee’s state competition. But there ...
Aug 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Linda Kennedy: Showing kindness to strangers
Taking in stray animals is one thing, but taking in a homeless, destitute stranger is quite another for most people. Yet no one ever said Linda Kennedy is most people. The 72-year-old Cleveland res...
Aug 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Craigmiles: Walking tall as a friend to all
Looking up to John Craigmiles has little to do with the fact that he stands 6 feet 7 inches tall and was once a bouncer in several Chicago nightclubs years ago. The Cleveland native has earned the ...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tony Lane: Bringing hope to orphans in Mexico
When Tony P. Lane made his first trip to the orphanage at Poza Rica, Vera Cruz, Mexico, his heart was touched and he knew at once it was not a “one-time” visit. His mission trips started with his d...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local night club brings clean music and all that jazz
Studio Impact has become the new hot spot for cool entertainment in Cleveland for college students, adults and youths who prefer a faith-based atmosphere. Lavon Kemp, co-owner of the month-old club...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Boys & Girls Clubs teach kids to write their own ticket to success
The next group of professional writers seeking careers in journalism may have gotten their earliest start from the local Boys & Girls Clubs by means of a new initiative for youths interested in wri...
Aug 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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