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Pastor’s defrocking splits church

How many battles have been fought in the name of religion?

October 11, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


The etiquette of … belching?

Belching is a manly art, says my friend Waylon Fortenberry of Chesterfield County.

October 04, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


The cattle call of beauty pageants

Miss South Carolina, Brooke Mosteller, got in a bit of hot water recently while competing in the Miss America pageant, linking the Palmetto State and mobile homes in a manner that some people found offensive.

September 27, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Dipping back into the mailbag

My friend Waylon Fortenberry of Chesterfield County writes to say the French bravado concerning Syria is just for show.

September 20, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


No more quiet zones

We have become a nation addicted to noise.

September 13, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


A Localife/Sports criss-cross returns

Back in the day, when I was newspapering full-time at the C-I and Sheila McKinney was Localife editor, she was a whiz at putting wedding stories together.

September 06, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Living the simple life

We read a lot about people trying to simplify their lives.

August 30, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Back to the hootchy-kootchy tent

The words startled me as soon as I saw them:

August 23, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Newspapers and politicians in Maine

I'm a newspaper guy -- been at it for 41 years now -- so I usually come down on the side of the media when there's some kind of dust-up with a politician.

August 16, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Hillary Clinton is no Diane Lane

I understand NBC is planning a mini-series about Hillary Clinton.

August 09, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Rev up your Harley trike

A few years ago we talked about a trend I had noticed which was almost startling -- baby boomers riding the country's highways on tricycles.

August 02, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


I’m George the VII, I am

Once the United Kingdom had a new royal heir, Brits were all atwitter to see what Prince William and Princess Kate were going to name the little fellow -- little being a relative term, as he weighed about 8 and 1/2 pounds.

July 26, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Random thoughts on a summer afternoon

• Good rule of thumb:

July 19, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


America loved Charles Buchinsky

A couple weeks ago I was watching an old western movie on television when a young actor caught my eye.

July 12, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


The heartache of Gettysburg

A hundred and 50 years ago next Tuesday, chaos descended on the small market town of Gettysburg, Pa.

June 28, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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A simple phone call

It was a simple phone call, out of the blue, from someone I'd known years before.

April 25, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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