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Woody Allen raises art-artist moral conundrum — again

Woody Allen has a new movie, and new, or at least revived, accusations of incestuous pedophilia. I’m not interested in the first, and like most people repulsed by the very thought of the latter. You can read, or might already have read, about all this in a story on our website headlined “In Woody Allen, media & moviegoers again confront ambiguity.”

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Democrats' Defeat Express stoked up and chugging

George McGovern and Walter Mondale are shoveling the coal, Michael Dukakis is at the controls, and Bernie Sanders sits atop the campaign car waving to a growing cluster of adoring, loyal, starry-eyed followers who sincerely believe he has an ice cube's chance in a boiler of becoming president of the United States.

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We could use some of that incense about now

At some point every holiday season, in spite of the miraculous gift of the Internet -- and as Christmas shopping goes, I believe the Internet is only slightly short of divine intervention -- I venture out of the "virtual" marketplace and into the real one. Even, if absolutely necessary (be a balm upon my soul, Jesus), to the mall.

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Century plant blooms after 14 years

Excitement of watching stalk grow to 25 feet is bittersweet for Darnell Pennington of Ladonia, Ala., because the effort it takes for this agave plant to produce this spectacle will cause it to die.
mrice@ledger-enquirer.com
Century plant blooms after 14 years 1:51

Century plant blooms after 14 years

Tonza Thomas - a few thoughts from the NAACP Columbus president 6:05

Tonza Thomas - a few thoughts from the NAACP Columbus president

Midland Farmers Market donates $1,200 to House of Heroes 2:25

Midland Farmers Market donates $1,200 to House of Heroes

High school brothers respond to the forum on race and policing 1:59

High school brothers respond to the forum on race and policing