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Local youth take history awards - Mount Airy News

Local youth take history awards  Mount Airy News

For the ninth year in a row, local students brought home awards from the state Tar Heel Junior Historians Conference in Raleigh. The Jesse Franklin Pioneers ...

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The Michael Jackson Songbook - lareviewofbooks

The Michael Jackson Songbook  lareviewofbooks

MAY 24, 2019. NOT HAVING PAID strict attention to Michael Jackson's lyrics before his death, I spent three decades singing, “The chair is not my son” whenever ...

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World music matters - Sarah Lenka sings legacy of African-American women's blues - RFI

World music matters - Sarah Lenka sings legacy of African-American women's blues  RFI

After a third album I don't dress fine in tribute to American blues singer Bessie Smith, French jazz singer Sarah Lenka has released Women's Legacy. Her subtle ...

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Baby Jane Dexter, cabaret singer who brought tortured poignancy to torch songs, dies at 72 - Washington Post

Baby Jane Dexter, cabaret singer who brought tortured poignancy to torch songs, dies at 72  Washington Post

Baby Jane Dexter, a cabaret singer who overwhelmed audiences with her robust vocal style and eclectic repertoire and who brought a tortured sense of ...

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Adia Victoria Blazing A Trail Grandmother Could Only Dream Of - WGLT News

Adia Victoria Blazing A Trail Grandmother Could Only Dream Of  WGLT News

South Carolina native Adia Victoria is often described as a blue woman with elements of punk, gospel, and goth. Not unlike Flannery O'Connor, one of her.

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter's Love Story: From Small Town Sweethearts to the White House - Biography

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter's Love Story: From Small Town Sweethearts to the White House  Biography

One of the longest-married presidential couples in American history, Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, were hometown sweethearts whose seven-decade ...

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Alan Chartock: Decriminalizing 'sex work' | - theberkshireedge.com

Alan Chartock: Decriminalizing 'sex work' |  theberkshireedge.com

Rep. Anthony Brindisi is a newly elected Democratic congressman from a very purple upstate congressional district. He recently fired an aide for patronizing a ...

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Habitat For Humanity Appoints 5 New Members To Its Board Of Directors - The Chattanoogan

Habitat For Humanity Appoints 5 New Members To Its Board Of Directors  The Chattanoogan

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga announce the appointment of five new members to its board of directors. The new members include Lee Ann ...

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