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Every vote counts — ask city councilman

Does your vote really matter? It can. The New York Times in 2005 reported the median margin of victory in Congressional elections is 22 percent. That’s what economists Casey Mulligan and Charles Hunter found when they analyzed more than 56,000 Congressional elections dating to 1898. The economists also took a look at more than 40,000 […]

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All times Mountain March 9-10• Lucy and the Outlaw6:30 p.m.Cactus Theater, LubbockInformation: 806-762-3233 March 15• Puddle of Mudd7 p.m.Hard Rock Casino Showroom, AlbuquerqueTickets: $20-30Information: www.hardrockcasinoabq.con/entertainment.aspxMarch 16-17• Lucy and the Outlaw6:30 p.m.Cactus Theater, LubbockInformation: 806-762-3233 March 21• The Queen of Bingo7 p.m.Marshall AuditoriumTickets: $17, general admission; $12, students, military and seniorsInformation: 769-4956 March 22• John Michael […]

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Czech president remembered as hero of liberty

Autumn 1989 was one of the most exciting times in decades. The Berlin Wall, symbol of communist tyranny, was pulled down, bringing freedom to East Germany. Other Eastern European “satellite” states of the Soviet Union — Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary among them — also achieved their freedom. People who had been enslaved under communism for 40 […]

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God gives strength in times of despair

I wrote about this story several years ago. It is a story I heard in my teen years, but I do not remember its origin. I found some of my scribbled notes about this story that were packed away in a box of old correspondence. So here is the story. Wynton and Mary were high […]

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