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Whatever happened to watchdog journalism?

The mainstream media, particularly the electronic arm, loves to identify slight differences of approach to issues by the two major political parties and inflate these differences into what purports

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Keep students’ interest rates low

From the time I started LEO in 1990 to the present, the number of students who graduate carrying debt has more than doubled. Of every 100 students who earn a bachelor’s degree from a U.S.

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The myth of the ‘liberal’ media

There’s a common refrain that we’ve got a “liberal media” here in the United States.

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One month at a time

A version of this column, written by Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3), originally appeared in LEO Weekly in February 1997.

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Rachael Kamuf: A great journalist, mentor and friend

When I started my first internship, the editor of the weekly Louisville Eccentric Observer took me to meet someone who seemed like the scariest editor in journalism.

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Remembering Rachael Kamuf

This column is being written in the most meticulous manner. Every punctuation mark will be appropriate and essential. The syntax will be accessible and understated.

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Remembering Tom Peterson

The Friday before Halloween, I dropped by Bank Street Brewhouse to check out an art event.

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Precious memories, how they linger

Terri and I recently drove to Nashville to hear one of our dearest friends perform at the renowned Bluebird Café, a venue for some of the greatest singer-songwriters in the land.

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Ringing in the new

 

When I was little, I lay awake at night worrying about the fact that I would die some day.

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When enough becomes more than enough

“Wow,” I said as I took another bite of Terri’s delectable chocolate birthday cake. “That is so satisfying,