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Posted Thursday, February 4, 2016 by WLRH News

Frank Travis and Charlotte Fulton have written a new play called ARISE AND BUILD. It's based on Fulton's book, HOLDING THE FORT, about the history of the Trinity School in Athens, Alabama. The play will be presented this weekend at McCandless Hall on the Athens State University campus. Beth Norwood talked to Frank about this new work, and here is their conversation.

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    Posted Friday, February 5, 2016 by NPR News

    A series of fake campaign posters locking Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was just supposed to be funny, said the meme's creator. Except a lot of people thought it was sexist.

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