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Our Outdoors: Krystal Crappie King

By Nick Simonson

The art of lure making and fly tying results in a good deal of B flies and seconds that, after a few tries on the water are relegated to the bottom of the box, and are filed away for future reference, simply because they failed to connect with the trout, walleye or bass they were intended for.  689 more words

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The Unlikely NHL Stanley Cup Finals

Who would’ve thought that we would be seeing the Nashville Predators representing the Western Conference in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals this year? After sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks, a team that has won three of the past seven Stanley Cups, the Predators went on to defeat both the St. 443 more words

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9 Thoughts on Cannes 2017

The Cannes Film Festival played host to some good movies this year (there is never a year when it doesn’t), yet throughout the 12-day event, there has been a pervasive feeling, shared by critics and distributors and publicists and audiences alike, that the festival’s been having a soft year, that the magic was tamped down. 2,005 more words

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THE POWER OF THE PIN - 05.27.2017

Spoiling the Soup

I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! – Peter Finch in the film, ‘Network’.

That seems to be a popular refrain when it comes to your average fan, and the one emotion that never seems to be missing from the wrestling business: anger. 634 more words

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The Road Goes On Forever: RIP Gregg Allman

I’m filled with great sadness as I write this knowing that one of my musical heroes, Gregg Allman, has passed away. The Allman Brothers Band… 414 more words

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Abortion in the Irish Republic: Past, Present and Future

By the standards of much of the Western world, abortion laws in the Republic of Ireland are notoriously harsh, with a constitutional ban effective since the passing of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution in 1987. 946 more words

Old Red Wings goalie Rutherford, tiny on the ice, is now a front office giant

Published May 27, 2017

Historically, the NHL goalie has been a bundle of raw nerves.

Glenn Hall used to throw up before every game, then down a glass of orange juice. 1,022 more words

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