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Sweet Toons: Iconic animations deserve a day of recognition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every day is a national day of something in U.S. America. June 9 is no different as National Earl Day, National Strawberry Day and National Donald Duck Day. Wait a minute, cartoon characters receive a day in their honor? Why Donald Duck? He’s the best of the Disney genre, but I […]

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Changing Your Name

By David Peel Tennessee is one of the easiest states to change your name. You do not have to return to your place of birth in order to do so. You merely must be a resident in the county in which you file for your name change. For a legal adult, 18 or over, who […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST: Ruth’s truth – 10 reasons make traveling worth the trip

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. And that means it’s time for U.S. Americans to travel across this great land and even the world. Back in 2015, about 33 million Americans traveled overseas. Countless more visited other states. Vacation spending is equal to about 2 percent of the total […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST: You’re a cheap one, Mr. Grinch

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Some of you reading this just dropped a nice amount of ducats on a recent graduate. You made sure to place a little cash in that greeting card to let him or her know how much you care. Caring seems to cost a lot of money in U.S. America. We spend […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST – Get Ready Class of 2018 — here comes the world

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thousands of children are on the cliff, looking upon the horizon, moments away from being pushed over into adulthood. As these students rush toward their high school graduation, they’re under the impression they are running toward the finish line. But when they wake up 10 years from now, they’ll realize life […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST – Mobile World: Cellphones create new industry and jobs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last week The Best Sellers’ List brought the gloom of the smartphone. Some people think the device that commands hours and hours of our attention will be the doom of society. But there are a few positives from the explosive growth of cell phones. Mobile technology has had a large impact […]

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BEST SELLERS’ LIST – Cells’ Tower: Smartphones place dark shadow over certain jobs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Buggles’ famous song repeated, “Video Killed the Radio Star.” Well, the cellphone has killed music stores, video rental places, the photo department, mapmakers and bookstores. And this double-edged sword is eyeing more things pre-Millennials used to enjoyed in our everyday lives. While somebody my age, 36, enjoys the luxuries of […]

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Southern Raisin’ Every Day Should Be Momma’s Day

By Otis Griffin When it came time to go to church, Momma always said, “don’t forget to clean up good, wash your ears and comb your hair.”  I must have used half of the Mississippi River cleaning out my ears. I had a crew cut about a quarter inch long, but it had to be […]

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How to argue and win (Part Three)

By David Peel Logical thinking is rare. It is not often taught in schools.  I have taught logic, coached debate, and try to use logic in my injury law practice.  (The first two articles in this series can be found on my blog at PeelLawFirm.com). “Fallacies” are errors in logical reasoning. When a person’s argument […]

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Mobile world: Cellphones create new industry and jobs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last week The Best Sellers’ List brought the gloom of the smartphone. Some people think the device that commands hours and hours of our attention will be the doom of society. But there are a few positives from the explosive growth of cell phones. Mobile technology has had a large impact […]

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