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PARTSCH: Time to start listening to those who take a stand by sitting down

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Gazette Managing Editor Raymond Partsch III

I am not going to lie, it freakin’ pissed me off.
Like many of my fellow football-loving Americans, I was enraged when I first saw that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the national anthem during a recent NFL preseason game.

Jagneaux: Tebow’s faith, courage are all he needs

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Ville Platte Gazette Sports Editor Tracey Jagneaux

What is it with people and their criticism of Tim Tebow?
I never could understand why people continue to downgrade one of the most genuine personalities of our time.

PARTSCH: Olympics ring with hypocrisy, corruption

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Gazette Managing Editor Raymond Partsch III

The toxic water washes up wave after wave of debris and garbage: decayed baby dolls, old television sets, deflated soccer balls, rusted washing machines and even a few severed human limbs.

OLIVIER: My work life is part country song, part Scottish novella

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Lifestyles Editor Claudette Olivier

In my line of work, I’ve been in the air, on the water, up a tree, in the ground, on the ground, in the water and even under the water.
Or in the words of Johnny Cash, “I been everywhere, man.”


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