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Former Marine Raphael Ramey Sentenced to Life

On March 14 at the Vista Courthouse, Charles Evan Williams Sr., the father of a murder victim, told the man who killed his son, “After the verdict was read, I slept well.” The murderer, Raphael ...

Worthless Benefits

If you don't understand them, you may as well not have them.

When jobs are tight — as they have been around here for the past three years — people typically concentrate on just finding a job that pays well. Yet, as the economy inches toward a ...

Affirm Yourself

Everyone engages in self talk. For most folks, self talk is negative talk conducted over a lifetime, which only adds to our self doubt. In his excellent book The 25 Sales Habits of Highly Successful ...

Alexandria, Virginia: DC’s Underrated Neighbor

“Why don’t you come visit us? We’ll show you around Alexandria,” my cousins implored, inviting me to spend time with them in their historic hometown. I’d never thought much about Alexandria, Virginia, as a town ...

Learning From a Clown in Montevideo

It’s 10 o’clock at night in the Ciudad Vieja neighborhood of Montevideo, Uruguay. Three of us are gathered around a bench on the city’s main walking street, Peatonal Sarandí, but no one is wandering past ...

The Emerald City: Seattle, Washington

Seattle is called the Emerald City, and that designation is not a misnomer. Greenery, trees, parks and flower gardens abound in this sophisticated Pacific Northwest city that seems perpetually drenched in a misty rain. Though ...

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