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Notes from the Newsroom: In often disappointing world, holiday denotes hope


December 21, 2022

Wow, hard to believe it’s already that time of year.

Light displays, colorful decorations, evergreen boughs and trees, delicious treats, the Christmas spirit.

I particularly enjoy hearing some of the old Christmas carols at this time of the year. Most of those written before the last century tend to focus on the religious aspect of the holiday, and they don’t get the public play they once did – kids don’t sing them in public schools any more, although we might still hear them occasionally in stores.

I don’t think too many of us would argue that our world isn’t becoming inc...

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