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Politics hinders election process

Politics is the science of influencing governmental policy. On the surface, it seems rather boilerplate and mundane — something that locally, is held in the confines of a city hall. But the sad truth is that “politics” goes well beyond “policy.” This is something I witnessed during Thursday’s Knox County Republican Party endorsement meeting.

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February 5, 2018

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Information spreads fast when story breaks

There is no denying my phone rings a lot. Calls come in all day in my office and each morning I’m often listening to messages left overnight. On my cellphone, I get a lot of calls and text messages every day — a mixed bag of work and personal. But since we broke the story about the Mount Vernon Fire Department captain who bared too much of himself, I’m noticing the battery on my cellphone runs out much faster than usual.

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January 10, 2018

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