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Commentary

7:45am

Thu December 25, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for December 25, 2014

Brian O'Nuanain

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain laments the subservience of College academics to College sports.

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7:45am

Tue December 23, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: Tuskegee Airmen demonstrated valor and values of American fighting men

Commentator Gary Joiner lays the historical groundwork for this year's recipient of the Spirit of Independence Award that will be presented Saturday at the Duck Commander Independence Bowl.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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7:45am

Fri December 19, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: My days as a real estate inspector were luckily short-lived

I often get emails from the Texas Real Estate Inspectors Association offering various continuing education courses at convenient locations. They serve as a reminder of my ill-fated attempt to change careers in late middle age, when it looked like this newspaper gig wasn’t panning out anymore.

Two-and-a-half years ago, I was unemployed and loath to move from Longview, since my wife had a good job as a professor and our daughter was happy in school. We bought a lovely house, and I set about figuring out how to make a living.

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7:45am

Thu December 18, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for December 18, 2014

Brian O'Nuanain

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his joy over a recent trip to Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. 


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7:45am

Tue December 16, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: Think twice before tossing ephemera

Next time you open up your wallet or reach inside of your purse, chances are you’ll come into contact with bits and pieces of things that make up who you are. Commentator Gary Joiner explains why these remnants of life matter.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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