Articles by Todd DeFeo

Heavy travel this holiday season, AAA predicts

ATLANTA — More than one in every four Americans will be traveling this holiday season, according to AAA’s latest estimates. That figure if roughly on par with the decade’s high mark hit during the 2006-07 season. Meanwhile, a separate holiday travel survey of 1,300 U.S. travelers and released by TripAdvisor…

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Sept. 11, 2001: We Will Never Forget

Today marks a very somber day in our country’s history. It was eight years ago that our nation was attacked in what was a vicious and vile plot to destroy not only our republic, but also freedom. “This is a day when all Americans from every walk of life unite…

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The souls of Japan’s militaristic past

TOKYO – As prime minister of Japan, Junichiro Koizumi made a number of official visits to Yasukuni Shrine. After all, the shrine honors those who fought and died for Japan, and what better way for the country’s leader to honor the sacrifices of previous generations? Simple enough on the surface…

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Newspapers in an e-age

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Newspapers are an interesting breed. They are dinosaurs in a computer age, antiquated and behind the minute they hit the newsstands. So, what’s the point of news on print? After all, I can log onto the World Wide Web and read news reports of a speech given…

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I Saw It on TV

I was watching the impeachment trial the other day (nothing like a little CSPAN to wake up) and I began to wonder what was wrong.  I mean, here we are, our “fearless” Commander-In-Chief is on trial and nobody seems to care. Shouldn’t we become a little more interested in what…

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