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Carthage businessman Clarkson led effort to build Jefferson Highway Association

Carthage has been known locally and nationally as the “Crossroads of America,” for more than a century and James Douglas Clarkson is one of the reasons for this reputation. J.D. Clarkson, as he was known, was a Carthage business owner and community leader who played a key role in building highways across America in the days when motor cars were still rare and traveling roads that were little more than wagon ruts, and the federal government played no role in highway construction or […]

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Donald Trump should pick Dennis Rodman or one of these other three people as his vice president

Vice presidents often are chosen based on their complementary aspects, and no one needs a helping hand from a running mate like the discourteous Donald Trump does. His ascendency to Republican frontrunner has come at the expense of numerous groups, and although his stances likely have helped him in the primaries, they surely will hurt him in a general election.