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Matt Talbot: Money talks

FDR, QUOTING AN OLD ENGLISH JUDGE, liked to say that “necessitous men are not free men.” That is to say, if I control your access to the basic necessities of life, and in particular if I use that … Read Full Article

Send Me Your Dreams: On the wagon

RECOVERING ALCOHOLICS AND ADDICTS go through phases in their newfound sobriety. The state of sobriety comes over time as a process rather than a single act. It requires renewed commitment every day — … Read Full Article

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BENICIA SENIOR Chanler Powell (center) signs a letter of intent to play softball for Texas Southern University during a signing ceremony last Saturday at Rookies Sports Bar & Grill in Benicia. Pictured with Chanler are her father (Chris) and mother (Shandrika).

Powell signs with Texas Southern

Chanler Powell has been dreaming of playing college softball since she was a little kid. Now a senior at Benicia High School, the softball star will soon see her wishes come true. Powell signed … Read Full Article