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Original Still on the Hill Reunite!

“The creativity and originality of these two blows through the stale air of singer-songwriters like a gale of genius.” — Rich Warren, Sing Out! magazine The original four-piece Still on


Child Migration Revisited in “Orphan Train”

Staff Report One of the largest child migrations — more than 250,000 children between 1854 and 1929 — happened right here in the United States. Children boarded trains in New


Hear Me Roar

“It bothers me that the author takes it upon herself to criticize feminism but obviously doesn’t know much about it if she thinks that feminists didn’t pop up until the


Hope During Labor Class Injustice in Billy Elliott

Staff Report Billy Elliot the Musical plays out amid the turmoil of the 1984 coal miners’ strike in Northern England, one of the darkest times in modern British history. As

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Food for Fees Feeds

Staff Report The Fayetteville Public Library’s Food for Fees program donated 3,400 pounds of food to the local Cooperative Emergency Outreach food bank; close to 1,000 lbs. more than last


Ska and Charity Make For Funky Holiday Sound

By Terrah Baker When 18 local and professionally-trained musicians come together under the Fayetteville Ska Alliance for one holiday album, the result is fun, festive and one well-orchestrated musical production.

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Jenny From The Blocked

By Amy Alkon I appreciate that you tell it like it is instead of telling people what they want to hear. I heard you on the radio saying that an

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Gifts For Homebound Seniors

Although most of us try to be giving all year long, local organizations and government make it easier during the holidays with programs like the Senior Giving Tree Event. It


Making Ripples

Periods for the Planet: Alternative Menstrual Products “Eventually, I discovered there were plenty of milk options that wouldn’t lead to ovarian cancer and bowel issues, including milk made from soy,

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Ink & Glass Company

By Claire Ala Adam Driver and Mark Wieden opened two months ago and have a wide array of art and glass pipes decorating their store. Driver is the glassblower and