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Rust & Remembrance: Jacob's Ladder, Part 1

Jay was in charge, what they called a Leadman.

Swarthy and thin, Jay’s hair was curly and black. His last name identified him as a member of one of the oldest families on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, but his appearance could be more accurately described by anyone who did not know his pedigree as a cosmopolitan Arab. 2,417 more words

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Iowa State Fair 2017

DES MOINES-With a final swing of the gavel, the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) raised $352,600 for the 16 exhibitors of 4-H and FFA Grand and Reserve Champion livestock in the Sale of Champions Saturday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair. 341 more words

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Anabaptist Essentials

by Pastor Jacob Enns (Leamington).

Anabaptist Essentials: Ten Signs of a Unique Christian Faith, Palmer Becker (Herald Press, 2017). 180 pp. $12.99 USD (paper). ISBN 9781513800417. 354 more words

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The Neverending Eclipse

Each and every day I am struck by the absolute hypocrisy and ignorance of those on the Progressive Left. I watch and listen to people say things that are verifiably insane, yet they are met with serious looks and sympathetic reporting. 959 more words

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Iowa State Fair 2017

DES MOINES-Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair, and the 2017 Iowa State Fair was a chart topper.

For eleven nearly perfect days for an August in Iowa, an estimated, unaudited 1,130,071 of people visited the 2017 Iowa State Fair. 206 more words

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Iowa State Fair 2017

DES MOINES-FFA members competed in the Photography contest judged Wednesday prior to the start of the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

Sidney Friest of Radcliffe received Best of Show honors while Madison Fishback of Washington nabbed the Reserve Best of Show title. 339 more words

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Simply Jerk is Monroe culinary diamond in the rough

Written for MyCentralJersey.com on 8/21/17

If you are one of the many people that call Monroe your home — at least from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 821 more words

Food And Fare