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Just how famous is that food?

"Enjoy our famous smoked salmon."

October 18, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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


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Articles By Author - Glenn Tucker


Tucker: A long, proud history of incompetence

After I wrote a column last week detailing my secret dream of becoming a symphony conductor, my friend Waylon Fortenberry of Chesterfield County called me.

April 24, 2015 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Tucker: My dream job? Smphony conductor

If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?

April 17, 2015 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


Tucker: Union fights an academy’s ‘Success’

Like most people, I'm interested in the public school system of this county and state. Often my interest goes beyond that, to other areas of the country, especially urban school systems, which have often struggled.

April 10, 2015 | Glenn Tucker | Columns


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