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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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'Andy Griffith Show' character set to perform at Brandon church

Tampabay.com - 29 Dec 2017
BRANDON — There are few things Rodney Dillard enjoys more than strumming his favorite bluegrass tunes on the guitar and telling funny stories about his time on the Andy Griffith Show. Following his move to Hollywood with the Ozark Mountain Boys band ...
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Connie Sawyer, Late-Blooming Comic Actress, Dies at 105

Hollywood Reporter - 23 Jan 2018
And Justice for All (1979), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Out of Sight (1998) and Something's Gotta Give (2003). Her TV résumé includes The Jackie Gleason Show; Dr. Kildare; The Fugitive; The Andy Griffith Show; All in the Family; McMillan & Wife ...
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Little Spouse On The Prairie: The Andy Griffith Theme Song

HPPR - 31 Dec 2017
This is, “The Andy Griffith Theme Song.” Well, this is a new one. I mean -- I was aware that he loved Mayberry, but really? Those are the first seven notes of the Andy Griffith theme. Do-do doo, doo do-doo do. Well, I can sleep through the real show ...
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Downtown Mount Airy named top-ranked attraction in state

myfox8.com - 22 Jan 2018
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Even Andy Griffith would be proud of this — USA Today's 10 Best has named Main Street in Mount Airy as North Carolina's top attraction. USA Today's caption reads: The charming town of Mount Airy was Andy Griffith's childhood home ...
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A Prison Film Made in Prison

The New Yorker - 22 Jan 2018
It was the early nineties, in the Haughville section of Indianapolis. His older sister, who liked to watch reruns of “The Andy Griffith Show,” often called him Oppie, for Opie Taylor, the cute kid played by Ron Howard, but Haughville wasn't Mayberry ...
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Rodney Dillard returns to 'Mayberry' at the Thomas Center

Gainesville Sun - 03 Jan 2018
Bluegrass icon treasures his memories from appearing on “The Andy Griffith Show.” He appears in Gainesville Thursday evening as part of the city's Jewel Box concert series. Rodney Dillard returns to Mayberry every chance he gets. The Missouri-born ...
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Missing Mayberry

Tyler Morning Telegraph - 14 Jan 2018
Sure, Sheriff Andy Taylor was in it, and so was his son, Opie. Even Aunt Bee was there. Except, she wasn't Aunt Bee. She played the part of a town widow. And the town drunk wasn't named Otis, nor was it the actor who played Otis. What I had found was a ...
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Brook Forest Dissection Club breeds enthusiasm

Chicago Tribune - 18 Jan 2018
Griffith said the dissecting of squids during a club session fits in well with the study in science classes of invertebrates. "It's a great way to encourage their enthusiasm," he said. Brook Forest Principal Chad Prosen said that's key. "They come out ...
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Mount Airy barber inspired by 'Real Floyd'

Mount Airy News - 31 Dec 2017
Until his death on May 3, 2016, Russell Hiatt was the last living barber to have cut Andy Griffith's hair in Mount Airy, and had been for many years, earning him the title of “The Real Floyd.” Long before there was a Mayberry Days festival in Mount ...
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LivePD draws questions, attention from local attorneys

WHAS 11.com - 17 Jan 2018
“They've been taken out of their vehicles, searched, they've been treated this way but there was nothing there and they were no harm no foul. We've got to go find good TV.” “We need more Andy Griffith's and less Robocop's from our local police,” said ...
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Chuck Kroger's life spanned from WWII to “Matlock”

StarNewsOnline.com - 04 Jan 2018
WILMINGTON -- For a few Christmases in the 1990s, Charles “Chuck” Kroger Jr. received a holiday card from Andy Griffith. The two men struck up a friendship while the famous actor spent three years in Wilmington filming the final leg of his series ...
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DOUG FORD: What's so wrong with living rural?

YourGV.com - 17 Jan 2018
Oh yes, and don't forget reruns of “The Andy Griffith Show,” “Green Acres” and “Hee Haw.” Come to think of it, I wouldn't mind being compared to some of the homespun characters on Andy Griffith, because they seem to have good hearts and a lot of common ...
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Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' Is A Racist Version Of 'Stepford Wives'

The Federalist - 19 Jan 2018
This heroic portrayal of white liberals has transferred over into film. The prime example is Gregory Peck's Atticus Finch, who, Mr. Smith-like, takes on the racist culture in his town by defending an innocent black man. Another is Julia Moore's ...

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