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Christina Aguilera compares her stint on ‘The Voice’ to a ‘churning hamster wheel’

June 12, 2018

The Voice,” as its title implies, is supposed to be about singing and nothing else. That’s why “blind auditions” are employed with the coaches’ rotating chairs turned away from the stage as contestants are chosen strictly from what the coaches hear. Not so, said former coach Christina Aguilera ...

Freedom Soars

Freedom Soars

December 5, 2016

The presentation of the Freedom Soars quilt will be held Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. at the Nebraska Veterans Home, 600 E Benjamin Ave., in Norfolk, Nebraska.  This Dec. 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This year “In remembrance of the fallen and all those soldiers who have r...

Did You Vote? You Should Have!

Did You Vote?  You Should Have!

Joe Lose

November 6, 2014

Tuesday, November 4th has now come and gone.  With it, a new-look US Senate and House.  That's right.  Tuesday was election day.  A big election at that.  Unfortunately, a lot of people only knew about the election because of all the campaign commercials and didn't even bother to vote. Voting...

More Like “NObamacare.” None For Me, Thanks!

Joe Lose, Writer

March 27, 2014

With only four days left until the individual mandate deadline for Obamacare...  Oh, I'm sorry, Nancy Pelosi.  We're not supposed to say "Obamacare" anymore, are we?  But we'll get to that later.  The individual mandate for Obamacare states you must sign up and pay for health insurance.  Doesn't...

The Hope of Freedom

The Hope of Freedom

March 15, 2014

I remember when I was eight years old, my sister and I were playing in our backyard. We were digging in the ground when we ran across it. It was the strangest stone we had ever seen. It was completely white and square with six flat faces on it. Each face had a different number of dots on it. I decided...

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