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    Tell me something good!

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Anyone who knows me well, will tell you I usually don't like ending conversations without having them "Tell me something good" about their day. Why? Because there are so many negatives, frustrations, petty things that get in the way of ...

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    Religion ideas?

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Hello South Texas ... I'm compiling a list for future faith story ideas, and thought I'd ask you if there's anything religion-oriented you'd want me to research/write about? As always, the Faith section runs Saturdays, and it's filled with diverse ...

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    Ramadan

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    So, I'm working on an article for this week's faith page on the month-long observance of Ramadan, which started Aug. 1. It's a "5 Things" piece about practicing Ramadan, but I'm really enjoying brushing up on my knowledge of Islam, ...

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    Reporter Roundup for Tuesday

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Interesting things going on in the world, according to me: Here's a shout-out to my fellow Georgians. This woman killed a man with a stilleto! Just plain awesome! See here. So, apparently a pair of guys tried to murder UK ...

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    Interesting things going on in the world ...

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Here's a look at some interesting things going on in the world today. You may find some of them Facebook or Twitter friendly. Enjoy! "Bring It On" ... the musical? I'd like to see this: http://www.broadway.com/buzz/155327/bring-it-on-the-musical-to-launch-national-tour-at-las-ahmanson-theatre/ Before you vacation, make ...

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    Emergency Planning Update for Jackson County

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Jackson County Emergency Management Coordinator Allan Friedrich said county officials are closely watching Tropical Storm Don as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico towards the Texas coast. "We're watching it to see what's going on with it, but it's ...

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    30 Life Cleanse: Day 2

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Day 2 Reflection: Fiscal: Yesterday was a complete success financially. I visited Long Leaf Cafe for an interview and as much as I wanted to spend money on a hot cup of coffee, I knew I didn't have the funds. ...

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    30 Day Life Cleanse: Day 1

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    A few weeks ago, my friend and co-worker, Education Reporter Kayla Bell and I were sitting on her back patio chattering on about boys, relationships, work and eventually life goals. And then somehow we started making them; life goals. But ...

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    Question of the Day: Do you plan to be poolside this summer?

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Morning! The Gary T. Moses Municipal pool had a delayed opening this season due to a lack of lifeguards, but things came together and it seems the pool officially opens this Saturday! I suppose I was especially excited to hear ...

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    Question of the Day: How can you help Missouri tornado vics? Ideas here.

    By jpreyss in The Red Loft

    Morning All, The tornado that ripped through Joplin, Missouri late Sunday night killed 89 people. And as emergency crews begin cleaning up the devastation today and through the week, the death toll is expected to rise. Yes, Joplin is nearly ...

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