May 28, 2014 10:14
That dedication to excellence has driven Pat his entire life. By age 12 he was competing regularly at Nashville’s Belle Meade Happiness Club talent show, and won repeatedly because he really wanted the top prize - a banana split. He was a straight “A” student, captain of his high school baseball team, and president of the student body....
May 21, 2014 12:15
Earlier this month the St. Louis Rams selected University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam in the 7th round of the NFL draft. He was the 249th overall pick, which means under normal circumstances, the media could care less....
May 14, 2014 10:45
Matt Bomer happens to be one of America’s most popular and talented actors. He has played everything from a Texas Chainsaw victim, to a male stripper (“Magic Mike”), to a lovable con man (“White Collar”). The drop-dead gorgeous, Texas born, athlete turned thespian, also happens....
May 7, 2014 11:01
The Rev. Martin Luther King dreamed of a time when a man would be judged by the content of his character rather than the color of his skin. I’m no interpreter of dreams, but I’m guessing that Dr. King expected all of the old white racists would eventually die off, and then racism would no longer exist....
April 30, 2014 10:00
There’s only one politician in American history that supposedly never told a lie, and he earned his rep early on. According to legend and to children’s book author Bella Koral, when George Washington was about six years old, he chopped down one of his father’s prized cherry trees that had been shipped over from England....
April 23, 2014 10:44
Sealtest delivered milk and dairy products to our back door. The dry cleaner came and picked up clothes that needed special attention. Southern Foods delivered meat right to our freezer when we could afford it, and the local automobile dealer would even bring my Dad used cars to test drive every few years....
April 16, 2014 10:27
We covered a lot of ground during our 12-minute session, beginning with a discussion about recent rumors that the drone industry was looking to locate in Greensboro or Winston Salem. Given public outcry about NSA spying, I wondered if the Mayors would welcome an industry that manufactures high tech, armed surveillance equipment....
April 9, 2014 10:17
When he retires next year, David Letterman will have been at a late night desk for 33 years. That’s longer than anyone else, and it’s a record that will never be surpassed. But Dave wasn’t an overnight success. In fact, he spent the first half of his life preparing to host a late night show, and the last half actually doing it....
April 2, 2014 10:31
I’ve interviewed hundreds of celebrities, but never all at once. That is, not until last week, when I spoke with Rich Little by himself. I phoned “The Man of a Thousand Voices” to talk about his career, and his upcoming one man show, “Jimmy Stewart and Friends”,....
March 26, 2014 09:52
Last week was replete with stories about people who share a common affinity. First there was Michael Smith, a northern redneck from Maine, who walked out onto his front yard to yell at a state contractor for cutting down dangerous trees on his property....

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