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"Where people and pets meet!" Meet Gracie, a 3-month-old gray kitten. The volunteers at People For Pets describe...
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Rondo on the move
I debated going in a couple of different directions in this week's column. My first thought was to write my first non-sports column about Sony, Seth Rogen and North Korea, but dabbling in the world of international politics seemed a little heavy. (That being said, here's a couple quick thoughts. ...
Book Review

The top 5 books of 2014
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 12/19/14
Typically, I'm a little wary of thrillers, but Janie Jenkins' sarcastic wit was hard to resist. In addition, I liked how Little incorporated social media and Internet sources into her story; it made it more believable, to the extent that it's more difficult to see this as a work of fiction...
Music Review

Music Review: 'Hozier'
By Kate Padilla, Daily Reporter Staff ~ 12/11/14
Hozier -- or Andrew Hozier-Byrne -- is responsible for what may be the best and most powerful song of the year, if not the decade. "Take Me To Church," the first track off his debut, self-titled album, is the most well-written, well-composed and well-produced song I've heard in years. When you hear someone say "they don't make music like they used to," you can point to this song as proof the potential still exists...
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Kirk Cameron's "Saving Christmas" made a brief appearance at theaters locally and despite my appreciation for Cameron's dedication to sharing his Christian faith, I'm glad the movie made a quick exit. Cameron's attempt to blend the Christian message of Christmas with the more secular celebration of... >>