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April 24, 2013

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Do yourself a favor folks. Stick with reading your local newspaper. Turn off the national news. The only time the national media pays any attention to us is when we get a snowstorm. Holy smokes! Snow in Western New York? Send out a news crew immediately!

The 24-hour news networks survive by showing you the worst that there is to see. Things are bad these days, but they aren’t that bad. Besides, there is a pancake breakfast in Gasport next weekend. Something tells me that Wolf Blitzer won’t be there to cover it, and that is just fine by me.

George N Root III writes for his hometown newspaper and he is damn proud of it. His column appears every Wednesday and he has never been quoted by Wolf Blitzer. He can be reached at georgeroot@verizon.net if CNN ever needs his help in creating good stories that interest people without scaring them to death.

George N Root III writes for his hometown newspaper and he is damn proud of it. His column appears every Wednesday and he has never been quoted by Wolf Blitzer. He can be reached at georgeroot@verizon.net if CNN ever needs his help in creating good stories that interest people without scaring them to death.

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