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Last week, fire gutted the Century Inn in Scenery Hill, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Built between 1788 and 1794, it was still serving great country cooking three years ago when I…

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Publisher’s Note: The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut observed a ‘day of awareness’ of the Anglican Church’s complicity in and profit from the African slave trade.  This homily by my friend…

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Published March 23rd, 2015 by

Caught in flagrante delicto, a Richard Pryor character challenged his wife, ‘Who you gonna believe — me or your lying eyes?’ Whether it’s on the health effects of tobacco, coal…

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