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Meet the Andy Griffith who's going after fracking polluters

Grist - 01 Dec 2017
Back when I was a city reporter in San Francisco, one of my jobs was to take the daily crime report and type it up in a friendly, engaging way. The crime report was pretty par for any major metropolitan area: mugged, burgled, occasionally shot, or stabbed.
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Letters: Friday, March 16, 2018

The Daily Telegram - 16 Mar 2018
“I've taken to watching The Andy Griffith Show on Netflix recently” is an odd way to start a letter to the editor, isn't it? Yes, I think so too. Nevertheless, I mention my love of Andy Griffith and the people of Mayberry for a very specific reason ...
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Letter to the Editor: TV is corrupting our youth

The Clermont Sun - 18 Mar 2018
Color TV wasn't available until 1965. Before I was 12-years-old, I watched TV on a black and white set. The only available channels then was 12, 9, and 5 (maybe 19, if your rabbit ears were pointed in the right direction). I enjoyed watching Andy ...
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Meet the Don Knotts You Didn't Know From 'The Andy Griffith Show'

Closer Weekly - 12 Mar 2018
When you look back at different Classic TV shows featuring comedy duos, you're often left wondering what it is that brings these two characters together. And that's certainly the case with Andy Griffith's Sheriff Andy Taylor and Don Knotts' Deputy ...
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Mayberry evoles into year-round draw

Mount Airy News - 12 Mar 2018
Emmett Forrest, longtime friend of Andy Griffith, and daughter Terri Champney work to get the 2,500-square-foot Andy Griffith Museum ready for Mayberry Days in 2009. Hobart Jones. The statue of Andy and Opie stands before the Andy Griffith Museum under ...
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Vancouver USA Singers to let voices ring with 'A German Requiem'

The Columbian - 16 Mar 2018
“The two times that I sang in college in L.A., Andy Griffith sang the 'German Requiem' with us both times,” said Hart. “He loved the Brahms Requiem. Whenever a college would do it, he would ask to participate. He was a bass. He had it memorized. For ...
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Board to revisit Whittling Wall, playhouse parking

Mount Airy News - 15 Mar 2018
The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners is scheduled to address two projects tonight which have been off the radar screen for months, involving the downtown Whittling Wall and Andy Griffith Playhouse parking. Concerning the Whittling Wall at the corner ...
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Being a single dad can shorten your life, researchers say

Chicago Tribune - 20 Feb 2018
Single dads have been played for laughs in countless TV sitcoms, from “The Andy Griffith Show” and “My Three Sons” up to modern takes such as “Arrested Development” and “Louie.” But in real life, being a single dad is tough — so much so that it can ...
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OC STONESTREET COLUMN: Three winners: Charles, Andy and Billy

Statesville Record & Landmark - 01 Mar 2018
Three who readily came to mind at that time were Charles Kuralt, Andy Griffith and Billy Graham: three winners. Charles Bishop Kuralt was the avuncular fellow from Wilmington who was always "On the Road," for CBS News. You may also remember him as the ...
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Currents: Scott Mehus, National Eagle Center education director

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 16 Mar 2018
I am always watching reruns of “The Andy Griffith Show,” “Gomer Pyle USMC,” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” For more current things I like to watch YouTube videos. I especially enjoy nature and travel vlogs. Some of my current favorites are Hike 734 and ...
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Law enforcement incompetence is killing us

OCRegister - 04 Mar 2018
Even when it aired in the 1960s, “The Andy Griffith Show” was an anachronism. Today, it's hardly watchable. Griffith is still likeable as Andy Taylor, sheriff of the mythical North Carolina town of Mayberry. But Barney Fife, his deputy (and cousin), is ...
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Quiz Bowl returns, students compete

Mount Airy News - 13 Mar 2018
Knowledge and intellectual prowess will be the skills that matter when teams from ten regional high schools meet Saturday at the Andy Griffith Theater for the annual Northwestern Regional Library Quiz Bowl. Last year's winning school, Surry Central ...
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Take a cinematic trip to the dark side at the Roxie in San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle - 14 Mar 2018
The most pointed double bill of the long weekend is the Sunday screening of “A Face in the Crowd,” Elia Kazan's 1957 drama starring Andy Griffith as a radio and TV personality whose folksy charm hides ugly, naked ambition and cruelty. Playing with it ...
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Back in the Day: A monster lived in my first car

Fairfield Daily Republic - 16 Mar 2018
I loved my first car. It was a parakeet green 1974 Mercury Montego that I got when I was a high school senior in 1982. It was no Corvette or Mustang, but it was mine and it was beautiful. My ride did have one glaring weakness: Tunes. The Merc came ...
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Barney's daughter is coming to Effingham

Effingham Daily News - 01 Mar 2018
Actress Karen Knotts, the daughter of the legendary actor Don Knotts, will present "Tied Up in Knotts" on Saturday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the Effingham Performance Center. Karen Knotts brings a one-woman show about growing up and performing with her ...
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Surry Arts hold fund raiser kick-off

Mount Airy News - 05 Mar 2018
The Surry Arts Council kicked off its 2018 Fund Drive during a recent gathering of more than 70 volunteers at the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre, the largest group ever to attend a kick-off. The Surry Arts Council's community ambassadors, the Golden ...
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Police reports

Mount Airy News - 15 Mar 2018
After a brief investigation at Coach's on North Andy Griffith Parkway, Bradley Edward Barnes, 48, of 296 Janice Lane, Cana, was jailed on two counts of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver ...

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