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Olivia's story


This is the story of a little eight year old girl from South Carolina named Olivia.

Olivia is one of those kids that many people say they wish all kids could be more like. She loves learning, and says she wants to be an Egyptologist when she grows up.

She has a goal, and wants to work toward it. She wants to learn.



I would be very surprised if most people agreed that the latest decision by the Supreme Court regarding campaign contributions which expanded Citizens United was a good thing for democracy.

I rather believe it is the opposite.

Discover Mushrooms: Delicious & Healthy Too

Mushrooms are as old as antiquity, or maybe older. They were first discovered in Chile around 13,000 years ago. But the first reliable evidence of mushroom consumption dates to several hundred years ago BC in China. Not surprisingly, the Chinese are the largest producers of mushrooms in the world today, along with the United States, the Netherlands, France and Poland.

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Perhaps a poor idea


Just as people are stuck on the question, “Are you better off with the Affordable Care Act”, especially now that the 7.1 million goal has been reached, Ted Cruz asked the same question a week before the March 31 deadline, attempting, I assume, to make a point.

The spin will generate more power than Cape Wind


I am sure there will be those who will look for anything that could possibly put a damper on things, but the projection for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act by the end of March 31 was for around 6 million, but 7.1 million was the final figure.

Granted there were some glitches on the last day, but considering the number of people who waited until the last minute, some glitches were to be expected.

A Shooting In Duxbury

        By David A. Mittell, Jr.