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Thursday, 29 January 2015 12:41

tedescohancedOn Tuesday February 3, the second segment of the PBS Genealogy Roadshow filmed in New Orleans will be broadcasted nationally and locally on WYES-TV, Channel 12.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 09:15

putinby Ron Chapman

“I am truly, deeply concerned!”

                                                          -Mikhail Gorbachev 

Before the situation becomes even more toxic, it would be wise for Americans to appreciate Russian concerns and understand their historical perspective. Something this White House seems incapable of doing.

Thursday, 29 January 2015 08:52

vitter-mobileby Jim Brown

Well, here we go again.  Big banks and major insurance companies are “high-fiving” each other after they won big in Washington last month. We thought lawmakers had learned an expensive lesson after the financial crash in 2008 that led to massive bailouts at taxpayer’s expense.  Back then, the financial industry was allowed to carry on high stakes gambling with your money.  And now, it’s déjà vu as congress has reopened the casino doors.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:43

erin-pbs-compressedGenealogy Roadshow is only in his second year of production.  But if interest in family backgrounds and the growth of the genealogy industry is of any indication, the PBS show is on the road to being a great success.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 14:46

no-ball-compressedThe sports media has been in a tizzy covering the scandal known as “deflate gate.” After it was discovered that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in their playoff game against the Colts were deflated, the media speculation has been intense about whether the Patriots purposely altered the footballs in an attempt to gain an advantage. Their coach, Bill Belichick, and the team's quarterback, Tom Brady, have been peppered with questions. While they both have denied responsibility, the NFL and media investigation is continuing.

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