Robin Washington column: Four months after his February 1990 release from prison, Nelson Mandela and then-wife Winnie Mandela made a triumphant world tour. Their visit to Boston made that the biggest day in my career.RELATED CONTENT
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Beverly Godfrey: “Four of the first seven accidents listed by the Minnesota State Patrol involve deer. Be careful out there,” reporter John Lundy warned the newsroom on Nov. 16. Two days later, I did an awesome job of not hitting a deer.RELATED CONTENT
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In what’s also known as the Festival of Lights, a candle is lit for each day in a branched candelabra called a menorah. Or this year, a ... menurkey?RELATED CONTENT
No: Changing the team’s name is a trivial issue
Yes: But it will be up to the fans to force a changeRELATED CONTENT
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SAM COOK: The other night, when the moon was full, a couple I know looked out their picture window and saw the moon shining down on Lake Superior. They are the kind of people who know how to seize a moment, to really immerse themselves in an experience.RELATED CONTENT
MITCH ALBOM: Lena Pernell is only 29, but she’s old enough to remember when public schools offered all kinds of extracurricular choices.RELATED CONTENT
Every year, the pheasant hunter and his yellow Lab go west in early November. Alone.
So the former president asserts that the current president continues to dishonor his “you like your plan, you can keep your plan” pledge. And calls for the Affordable Care Act to be changed, despite furious White House resistance to the very idea.
In spite of everything — the GOP’s internal scrimmages, the government shutdown, the party’s transparent attempts to derail Obamacare — Republicans keep getting second chances.
No: It’s an obscene expense when millions are needy
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