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Through the tunnel

I particularly enjoy your comments on literature, my favorite subject in high school. I noticed Doris Lessing has passed away. I believe we read a story by her. Right?

-You Were One of My Teachers 

In an article dated Nov. 17, 2013, The New York Times book section observed, “Doris Lessing on the Nobel Prize: When reporters in 2007 told Ms. Lessing that she had won the Nobel Prize for literature, she said, ‘I couldn’t care less.’”

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Proposed sales tax measure pulled from agenda

Lebanon City Council approved a number of items on its agenda at Tuesday’s regular meeting, but the main item was pulled from consideration.

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General News

BOE chairman not sure about CCDD funding

At least one county school board member has expressed doubts about the proposed funding for an entertainment district surrounding the Cumberland Center, off Highway 231 in Lebanon.

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Commission to fill District 18 vacancy

Wilson County Commission is to fill the vacant seat for District 18 at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 27.

Former Commissioner Adam Bannach resigned his seat in December 2013, due to the purchase of a new home, which is out of the district. The individual selected will serve for the un-expired term, which runs through Aug. 31.

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Proposed sales tax measure pulled from agenda

Lebanon City Council approved a number of items on its agenda at Tuesday’s regular meeting, but the main item was pulled from consideration.

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General Sports

CU women fall at Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, Va. – Tasia Blue knocked down five 3-pointers and netted a career-best 17 points, but the 20th-ranked Cumberland University women shot just 34 percent from the field in a 74-56 loss to Bluefield College Thursday night at the Dome Gymnasium.

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