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Louisiana’s Kingfish & the Squire of Hyde Park: Huey P. Long and FDR

Louisiana’s Kingfish & the Squire of Hyde Park: Huey P. Long and FDR

By Ray Hill   Two of the most successful politicians of the same era, Huey Pierce Long and Franklin Delano Roosevelt could hardly have been more different.  The…

Louisiana’s Kingfish: Huey P. Long Part One

Louisiana’s Kingfish: Huey P. Long Part One

By Ray Hill “Always take the offensive – - – the defensive ain’t worth a damn.” So said Louisiana’s self designated “Kingfish,” Huey P. Long. Huey took his…

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Knoxville Focus for March 30, 2015

Knoxville Focus for March 30, 2015

Rogero Kicks Off Political Season By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero kicked off…

Sue Who? Sue You!

By Steve Hunley I’ve always said people think the best tax is one somebody else…

Turner Twins Celebrate 87 Years

Turner Twins Celebrate 87 Years

Commissioners Bob Thomas and Jeff Ownby and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett surprised The Love…

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky

The Irrepressible “Happy” Chandler: A. B. Chandler of Kentucky

By Ray Hill Few subjects excite as much commentary as politics and sports and Albert…

Powell pitcher gives teammates an assist for perfect game

Powell pitcher gives teammates an assist for perfect game

By Steve Williams Peyton Alford knows firsthand it takes more than good pitching to pitch…