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Mid-life crisis

When I turned 40 and didn’t automatically become decrepit as expected, I redefined my definition of middle age. You’re allowed to do that, you see. Even the great Wikipedia won’t dare actually assign numbers to the stages of our lives, no doubt in its wisdom recognizing that some 35-year-olds are older at heart than some 85-year-olds.

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Friday 08/21/2015
I'm a quitter
Updated: August 21, 2015 - 10:32 pm

At the time of this writing Thursday evening, I haven’t had a cigarette since Sunday afternoon. This is kind of a big deal.

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Wednesday 08/05/2015
Working from son up to son down
Posted: August 05, 2015

When my husband and I found out we were expecting in late 2010, we got right to work preparing. I watched him become a champion crib-builder and master assembler of all things. I dusted off my acrylics to get working on a nursery mural, and started on some serious research.

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Tuesday 07/21/2015
Order aims to strengthen gun control
Updated: July 21, 2015 - 4:54 pm

If you are a gun owner who receives a Social Security disability check from the U.S. Treasury but you have chosen, for whatever reason, to have someone help you manage your finances, whether you are just forgetful or not good at keeping your checkbook balanced, and have asked for help from a family member or another fiduciary, the Obama administration has a plan in the works to take your guns away from you.

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Thursday 07/09/2015
Was the NRA created to help freed slaves?
Updated: July 09, 2015 - 11:21 am

According to National Black Chamber of Commerce President, CEO and co-founder Harry Alford, the National Rifle Association was created to help freed slaves. (See video at left.)

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Saturday 03/14/2015
So long, Julie!
Posted: March 14, 2015

The longtime editor of the Lebanon Daily Record, Julie Turner-Crawford, has resigned to take a position with another company. Thursday was her last day.

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Friday 10/03/2014
A note from our associate publisher
Updated: October 03, 2014 - 10:44 pm

For the past eight years, Katie Hilton has provided valuable insight into governmental operations and numerous other topics of local interest as an editorial columnist for The Lebanon Daily Record.

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Friday 09/26/2014
Homegrown tax cuts
Posted: September 26, 2014

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Friday 09/19/2014
Taxes on taxes
Posted: September 19, 2014

A tip of the hat to Darrell Pollock and the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce for a very successful Business Expo last Saturday. The hundreds of vendors and customers I saw were enjoying themselves – a win/win!

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