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In August 1973, my girlfriend (and future wife!) wanted to visit some friends in Maine, so we drove up there from New York. She loved all this healthy air and the break from living in a city. Me, I was … less enthusiastic about a week or so of rural life, but damned if I […]

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It is being widely reported that Ted Turner has recorded an interview,with Ted Koppel, for “CBS Sunday Morning,” in which he reveals he is battling a relatively slow, milder form of dementia: dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).  Turner build up his Atlanta-based Turner Broadcasting System in the 1970s and ’80s to be a cable powerhouse […]

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The Board of Directors of Al Jazeera America (AJA) announced to its staff this morning that the low-rated news channel operated by the Government of Qatar is shutting down at the end of April. Lesson 1 about TV: American viewers do not like foreign news. Lesson 2 about TV: Americans do not like news from […]

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An active thread, ‘Telephone Land Lines: Yea or Nay,’ asks if you have a land line phone. My question is- What choices and competitors for internet, tv and phone service exist where you live? I live in southern New Jersey in Camden County, not far from Philadelphia, Pa (Comcast’s headquarters). For internet I can get […]

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