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Amendment 1 passes in a clear urban/rural divide

Tennessee took a step back for women with the passage of Amendment 1 on the November ballot. The amendment makes the state the fourth one to add the word "abortion" to its constitution.
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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The case for cursive writing

Cursive writing requires us to think think before we write, to ponder the meaning of words in a quest to find the right words and put them to paper.
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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Minoa Uffelman is photographed in the photography studio at Austin Peay State University on Friday, July 25, 2014. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

APSU professors collaborate on “Civil War Diary”

For the last several years, Uffelman and three other women – APSU communication professor Ellen Kanervo, Montgomery County Historian Eleanor Williams and Phyllis Smith, former president of the Friends of Fort Defiance – hav...
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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Take a wild ride “Into the Storm”

I'm a storm junkie. A certified weather spotter. I love storms. So it comes as no surprise that I was standing in line with my daughter to view "Into The Storm" on Saturday afternoon.
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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Opinion: Low voter turnout is “shameful”

By the time polls closed on August 7, Election Day, a meager 8,105 people cast votes in one of the biggest fields since 2006. Add that to the 11,906 people who voted in the early voting period, and just 20,011 people took advan...
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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Eyed Click Beetles: Just what is that critter and why is he in my house?

I've seen a lot of "bugs" in my 64 years, due in part to being outdoors a lot. I was finally surprised today when I caught a new black/grey beetle trying to access my house. No just any beetle, but a nice healthy 1 3/4 inch spe...
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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MALEFICENT

“Maleficent” and Angelina Jolie are a magnificent pairing

Maleficent was made for Angelina Jolie. And it was made for everyone who was ever enchanted by the Sleepy Beauty story.
by Christine Anne Piesyk
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