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Ready Seth Go: Sometimes its the minutia that reminds us it's all real

It often seems impossible to truly appreciate what went into being a newspaper reporter 80 years ago.

We here in the newsroom sometimes laugh at how the editor's of papers big and small back then seemed almost expected to battle it out on their pages with an editor at a competing publication or a lawmaker from a rival community.

Wild times.

But wordsmiths of that day also steered their mastheads through serious times when readers needed it most.

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