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COMMENTARY: Family Television

I was talking with a couple of friends the other night, and they were lamenting the sad state of American television, and said they wished we could go back to what they termed the "good-ol'-days" of television. Maybe you remember those days of wholesome programming the entire family could watch.


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Tue Sep 02, 2014


St. Bernard Citizens Police Academy opens 15th year

Saint Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann told a new class of the Citizens Police Academy that because of St. Bernard's relatively small size, "Some might believe we are Mayberry.'


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Sun Aug 31, 2014


Rep. Louie Gohmert says Obama is Barney Fife when it comes to foreign policy

Actor Don Knotts accepts his Favorite Second Banana award as Barney Fife on 'The Andy Griffith Show' during the TV Land Awards 2003 at the Hollywood Palladium on March 2, 2003 in Hollywood, California.


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Washington Times

Country Civility Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Even in the silence of the timeless Great Smoky Mountains, it's nearly impossible to get away from the world's aches and pains - not to mention horrors.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014


Daily Mail: Obama Is 'Barney Fife' in the Face of ISIS Threat

Note from Senior Management: Daily Mail Senior Political Editor David Martosko connects the various elements of our Commander-in-Chief's horrific week.


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Albany Times Union


Rock singer Liam Payne is 21. Actress Betty Lynn is 88. Movie director William Friedkin is 79. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is 78. Actor Elliott Gould is 76. Movie director Joel Schumacher is 75. TV personality Robin Leach is 73. Actor Ray Wise is 67. Actress Deborah Van Valkenburgh is 62. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is 59. Dancer-choreographer Mark ... (more)


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Carroll News

Author and historian, Perry adds unique flair to Flea Market

Local historian and author Tom Perry has written approximately 20 books and enjoys setting up each year at the VFW Post 1115 Labor Gun Show & Flea Market in Hillsville.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Homeland Security Watch

In a democracy, the public's responsibility is to challenge the ...

This is part 1 of a 2 part post.] In the Andy Griffith Show, the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina served as the setting for small town sheriff Andy Taylor, his hapless but good-hearted deputy Barney Fife, and an array of citizen characters that represented life and policing in early 1960s small-town America.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Militarized Bumpkins

Since the incident in Ferguson there's been a lot of speculation about militarizing police.


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WXII 12 Winston-Salem

The 'Real" Charlene Darling from The Andy Griffith Show

Maggie Peterson, who played Charlene Darling, from The Andy Griffith Show, came to visit and tell us about Mayberry Night! IF YOU'RE AROUND THIS WEEKEND YOU CAN EXPECT EXTRA TRAFFIC AROUND THE CAMPUSES.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Raleigh museum pays honor to bluegrass

Each instrument was owned and played by a well-known bluegrass musician with ties to .


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Wisconsin small town full of delights, from music to toys

Stevens Point is a comfortable, small college town in central Wisconsin. Located a couple of hours north of Madison, this town is home to the American Suzuki Institute, the oldest Suzuki summer music-training program in the United States.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


Do Small Firms, Solos Need Law Student Interns?

Using unpaid interns in any for-profit business is under increased scrutiny, as a lack of jobs for fresh-out-of-college twentysomethings has given rise to an "internship" economy that may violate labor laws .


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The Starting Five, 8/18/2014

"Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times."


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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Times Bulletin

What will amaze us in 40 years? - Column

Children today see reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show" and, no doubt, think life in Mayberry was no more real than what the Clampett family experienced in Beverly Hills.


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