THOMASVILLE — At Brookwood School, announcing the elected members of the Homecoming Court is traditionally a humorous production. On Tuesday, members of the Student Government Association, attired in assorted costumes and some peculiar makeup, introduced the girls in the 2012 court by reading an original poem about each class representative.
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Human trafficking battled by text message
A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.
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A federal judge ruled Dec. 3 that Detroit met the conditions for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. Now a question that's been simmering for months is coming to a boil: Should the Detroit Institute of Arts - one of the country's finest art museums and perhaps the city's greatest cultural asset - sell some or all of its collection to satisfy creditors?
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A man flying from Louisiana to California fell asleep during his flight and awoke alone, locked on the airplane at the airport.
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