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  1. MomentumA Different Kind of MotherRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When you live in a coastal region almost totally dependent upon tourism to stimulate the economy, it's quite obvious that one hand washes the other - if I may use the old British expression for bartering.

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  2. Brasch WordsANIMAL Mutilation by Another Name: 'Breed Standards'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- From the outside looking in, you would probably say I had a hardscrabble life growing up, but the world of make-believe existed on the inside as I played with my paper dolls.

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  3. MomentumVERMONT FIRSTSRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Hold on a minute while I take a deep breath, before I comment about the latest phenomena to strike us.

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  4. Market MoverFOR These Times, 'Threepenny Opera' is TimelyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- And yet again we are waking up to news of another disaster, this time a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Italy, 60 miles east of Rome with 237 confirmed dead and 17,000 homeless as the rescue iof anyone living or dead in the rubble continues.

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  5. MomentumCALM DOWN, AMERICARead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- During most of my adult life, the flu was considered an inconvenience - usually 24 hours of an upset stomach, throwing up, and perhaps a fever.

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  6. Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Has an IdeaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga, -- Today, when I selected Mothers' Day cards, they were for my daughters who are mothers themselves. Yet, as I scanned the verses, I was thinking the words were just what I'd want to say to my own mother.

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  7. Make My DayTHE Adventures of Vacation DadRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- We always called this day "Decoration Day," even though it had long since been officially named Memorial Day on calendars and posters.

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  8. Brasch WordsTHE Great Government Swine Flu ConspiracyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga -- My shopping cart had what I call "go funny" wheels and with difficulty I eased it along the long line to the conveyer belt for checkout. I shifted from one foot to the other and stared at the ever-present magazines and tabloids on the racks along the way.

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  9. The WilliesGEE, Can Florida Get One of Those?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- He came out of the men's locker room with such a smile on his face that we all said, "What's so funny, Chris?" In his fading British accent that made his answer so much more amusing, he said: "I was rinsing my mouth when a fellow said, 'hello.'

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  10. Brasch WordsTHAT 'Rocket's Red Glare' May Be ChineseRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Shakespeare's character, Iago, begins a dialog in Othello saying: "Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls."

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  11. Make My DayPARIS for PrezRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- When Sherlock Holmes says "Elementary, my dear Watson," he bases his further explanation of the who, when, where and why of a murder after deducing through careful investigation why he has reached that conclusion.

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  12. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- A front-page New York Times photo update of their Website at 5:10 p.m. last Sunday led off with this sad caption: "Thousands of people who refused orders to evacuate were feared stranded across a swath of Texas.

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  13. Biggs Open: Andrews, Whitsett lead, tie course recordRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    ... shooting a 2-under 69. Staff photos by Keri Pampuch HERTFORD - Bo Andrews of Raleigh and Cory Whitsett of St. Simons Island, Georgia matched opening rounds of 7-under 64 on day one at the eGolf Gateway Tour's inaugural Biggs Cadillac-Buick-GMC Open ...

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  14. On Native GroundRIGHT-Wing Bullies Claim Victimhood While Attacking the LeftRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- I was thinking of the two Elizabeths who both fit prominently in my memories of the past seven decades.

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  15. Brasch Words Air Fares's Cheap - Just Watch Out for SurchargesRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- There is an old saying: "The more things change the more they remain the same," and, still another, "Times change and we change with them."

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  16. On Native GroundAMERICANS Seek Competence, Action from Their GovernmentRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Here is a disclaimer right up front: This article is not to defend obesity but, rather, to point out how it is and how it was.

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  17. On Native GroundIS it 1994 All Over Again?Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2010 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- This year the dog days of August began in late June and persist as I run from one air-conditioned place to another.

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  18. Little St. Simons Island placed in perpetual conservation easementRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. "Hank" Paulson Jr. and his wife, Wendy, have placed their privately owned Georgia barrier island, Little St. Simons, in a permanent conservation easement with The Nature Conservancy. "Hank and I have cherished the hope since our first visit that Little St. Simons Island would be protected in perpetuity," Wendy Paulson said in a statement released by The Nature Conservancy on Thursday.

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  19. An Ar ExclusiveDID the House Play the House? Casino Ads Sporting...Read the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Eight years ago my curiosity was aroused when a beautiful, rich and famous actress - Winona Ryder - was arrested for shoplifting $6,000 worth of clothes and hair products from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  20. On Native GroundTAKING a Stand Against TortureRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Actually, saying "pride goes before a fall" rings true to me, but we've always been aware of it and never really hit rock bottom.

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