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William Toler: Profile of a news activist

By Hugh D. Fegely [Note: The following was written as an academic paper by Fegely, a former co-worker of Toler’s at WCTI-TV, for a news reporting and writing class at Ashford University in March. Some reformatting and editing was done … Continue reading

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Consumers, not stores, drive Black Friday creep

By Corey Friedman As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.  Online petitions implore superstores to “take the high road and save Thanksgiving,” More than 200,000 … Continue reading

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Congress throws penalty flag

By William R. Toler As if they have nothing better to do, members of the U.S. Congress decided to enter the sports arena again on Friday. This time, instead of trying to figure out who used “performance enhancing” drugs, our … Continue reading

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Gestapo on the gridiron

By William R. Toler Freedom of the press doesn’t mean you get a free pass through a security check, to paraphrase an officer working security at a Jones Senior High School football game Sept. 12. As I parked the van and … Continue reading

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