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Frizzi Toon: Honoring our veterans

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FRIZZITOONS-VETSDAY

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Knight: St. Francis, 'patron of a harrowed tribe'

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de-sales-colorYears ago, not long after my wife and I were sacramentally married in the Catholic Church after awesome Cursillo weekend experiences, I chose St. Francis de Sales as my Confirmation saint.

A patron saint of journalists, De Sales was an advocate, priest and reporter, and 410 years ago this month he sent a report to the Pope prefaced with the comment...

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Frizzi: There used to be a ballpark right here

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"And the sky has gotten cloudy
when it used to be so clear
and the summer....went so quickly...
this year....

"Yes, there used to be a ball park...
right here...."

Written by: Joe Raposo
Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

One of the things I believe sets baseball apart from the other sports is baseball's appreciation for...

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Miller: Stock markets affect the economy, so what lies ahead?

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As a financial advisor, I get asked a lot of questions. People expect that I will provide quick yes or no answers, whisper the name of the next big stock, or be able to predict the major market events.

It's not that simple. I can look at indicators, look at the past, and give you my opinion based on experience and knowledge. Here are a few questions I get asked a lot.

(Q.) What's the market going to do?    (A.) It...

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Kevin Reads Stuff So You Don't Have To: "Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age"

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“You may think me a dreamer...but I can tell you that I look forward with absolute confidence to sending messages through the earth without any wires.”
- Nikola Tesla, 1894

When it comes to the great inventors of the electrical age, for some reason, Nikola Tesla generally is overlooked at least in American textbooks.

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Frizzi: Sometimes, I feel like a walnut

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squirrel2I don't like working in the yard. I never did.

My wife Heddy loves it. She comes by it honestly. Everyone in her family loves to dig holes, plant plants and watch them grow. My neighbor, Vicky, has a backyard garden that would rival many municipal parks. I couldn't be happier for them. I enjoy their hard work and dedication as I sit in my chaise with a...

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Knight: Every day should be a 'dog day'

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As the government shutdown vanishes for a few weeks, the lack of even superficial relationships on Capitol Hill makes one long for some positive parallel in constructive interactions.

Even connections that may be partly illusions.

Take dogs. For millennia, human beings across oceans and continents have had dogs. They helped with hunting. They helped with herding when farming developed. They helped with guarding when people set...

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