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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 15, 2017

How many? After the December 14, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, tragedy in which 20 precious children and six brave teachers were murdered by a 20-year-old carrying a high-powered rifle and two handguns, I wrote a letter to the editor of our local newspaper. I wrote that the time was right for common-sense measures such as reinstating

Oh, say, can you Sara?

Evans’ most recent album, Stronger, features the hit single, “A Little Bit Stronger.” Stronger came out six years after her last album, 2005’s Real Fine Place. Her previous discs have been big sellers, too, including 2001’s double-platinum Born to Fly. Her chart-topping tunes have included “I Could Not Ask for More,” “No Place That Far”

Oh, say, can you hear?

The 16-year-old earned rave reviews last week when she belted out “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the welterweight boxing championship in which Timothy Bradley defeated Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao in a controversial decision. This will mark Sanchez’s third performance of the national anthem since this current season of Idol.

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