More Blogs - November 2010

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We're all in this together

The number of older Americans is increasing at a far more rapid rate than previously due to rising longevity and the aging of the 78 million baby boomers (now starting to turn 65). At the same time, our struggling economy and persistent joblessness are threatening the quality of life of Americans in general.

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Tags: Opinion

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Back from Branson

There are a number of observations I could share with you about my recent trip to the “Live Music Capital of the World” (a.k.a. Branson, Missouri) for a national newspaper convention.

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Tags: awards, Opinion

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Red but not read

Last year, the producers of the movie Red, currently in theaters, wrote to us asking permission to include a copy of the Beacon in a scene from the movie. I was thrilled. The Beacon was going Hollywood.

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Tags: Arts & Style

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Do you have a tattoo?

More than 20 percent of adults between the ages of 40 and 64 have one or more tattoos, according to a Harris poll. For an upcoming story, the Beacon is looking for people age 50 and older in the Washington area who've been inked. What prompted you to get your tattoo? Do you love it, or do you have any regrets?

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Tags: Features