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Tuesday July 29, 2014
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This Month's Features

They Answered When Their Country Called
Monnie Sanders and Ron Rowland fought for our country in two different wars on two different shores.

Ron Rowland (left) and Monnie Sanders (right) stand proudly under the Flag of the USA.

     They were born more than two decades and 100 miles apart, one in rural Barnwell, a South Carolina town that even today is home to fewer than 5,000 people, and the other in the thriving metropolis of Charleston.      One donned a uniform and played a role in two prominent operations of a war that was immensely popular on the home front. He was fighting the forces of the world’s most notorious tyrants, but he was also battling to stay warm enough to survive Europe’s brutally cold late-fall weather.      The other traveled more than 9,000 miles for the dubious privilege of taking part in a conflict as divisive as any in American history. His enemies, in no particular order, were the North Vietnamese Army, the Viet Cong, peace activists in the United States and the sweltering, unforgiving jungles of Southeast Asia.      But despite the differences that set them apart, Monnie Sanders and Ron ...
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The Woman Who Struck Out the Babe

    Joe England loved wacky promotions. The owner of the AA Chattanooga Loo...
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Skin Cancer
Be familiar of the changes in your moles and skin.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. According to current e...
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The Duke and I

     The night before I was to interview John Wayne, yep, THE John Way...
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