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Oct 01st

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Alabama Black Belt is not about karate

Pam Swanner gets calls like this all the time..."Is this where I sign up for a karate class?"

Swanner, Project Director for Alabama Black Belt Adventures (ABBA), is accustomed to such calls. In the gracious and genteel manner of the southern lady she is, Swanner explains that her organization has nothing to do with, according to Webster, "karate - the Japanese system of unarmed self-defense that stresses efficiently struck blows." The Black Belt Adventures she promotes is something different and its participants are usually appropriately armed; you don't do hand-to-hand combat with a deer, turkey, hog or quail.

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White River smacks of March Madness

I love me some March madness. I look forward to it every year about this time; I get excited at the prospects of what's about to happen.

Oh, you thought I was talking bask...

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Some thoughts on the second amendment threats

When I was a little bitty guy, I found a special gift from Santa under our tree, a pair of pistols with matching holsters and a belt. My brother and I spent the better pa...

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Sports - Sports Opinion

Some thoughts on the second amendment threats

When I was a little bitty guy, I found a special gift from Santa under our tree, a pair of pistols with matching holsters and a belt. My brother and I spent the better pa...

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Sports - Sports Opinion

Is the second amendment on the chopping block?

The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the right to bear arms, is a right enjoyed by U.S. citizens since its inception. However, recent mass shootings around the ...

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