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May 15, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 9, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. America and the War on Women Ask Meagan!: Discrimination in the Workplace Consumer […]

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FRAUD ALERT: Protect Your Bank & Credit Card Accounts

March 26, 2012

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We have learned that there has been a rash of credit/debit card fraud occurring in our community, recently. Our sources indicate that most of these incidents have occurred after the victims have dined at area restaurants. Victims have reported that, within a short period of time after they used their card to pay their restaurant […]

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Consumer Corner – January 30, 2012

January 30, 2012

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Consumer Corner by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Have you noticed it is impossible to get in to see your doctor when you get sick overnight? We are finding there are many clinics in this town that only take patients by appointment. How sad it is when you are only allowed to be ill when you […]

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Consumer Corner – January 23, 2012

January 23, 2012

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Consumer Corner by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Is it just me, or has anybody else noticed that as people start to shop a little more and the lines at the stores get longer, there are fewer cashiers and registers open at the stores? Doesn’t it make more sense to have more registers open to keep […]

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Consumer Corner – January 16, 2012

January 16, 2012

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: As the crime grows in our communities, have you noticed that our police department is reporting less and less of what is going on in our little town? What happened to transparency? What do they have to hide, or what are they ashamed of? Only through visibility, openness […]

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Reggie Kelly Aims To Start A Legacy

January 10, 2012

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We have all heard the horror stories about former athletes struggling financially after their playing days have concluded; however, there are some athletes who are smart enough to make the correct moves to ensure long-term success. One player that fits the latter description is former Mississippi State Bulldog and current Atlanta Falcon, Reggie Kelly. Kelly […]

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Consumer Corner – January 9, 2012

January 9, 2012

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Has anybody else noticed that Columbus Light & Water is getting later and later mailing the monthly bills out to their customers? I have actually received my bill as late as the 10th of the month with the due date being the 13th of the month. I called […]

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Consumer Corner – January 2, 2012

January 2, 2012

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: You know, there are businesses out there that you can tell just by the way they treat people that they love what they do. Yes, they have this business to make money, but they have found a way to do this while respecting the customer and showing kindness […]

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Consumer Corner – December 26, 2011

December 26, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: The stores seemed to be filled with shoppers as we get closer and closer to Christmas. It’s exciting to see that our economy seems to be bouncing back a little and we, as a community, seem to be able to celebrate a little more freely this year. OBSERVATION: […]

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Consumer Corner – December 19, 2011

December 19, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Our observation this holiday season comes on a sad note. Over the last couple of weeks, we have opened our ears to listen what was said around us, and we have been doing a lot of visiting. Sadly, we want to report that the one thing we are […]

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Consumer Corner – December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Shame on the City of Columbus for not being more hospitable to the two gentlemen who came into town to be interviewed for the job of Police Chief. These men came into town on Wednesday, and the only kindness they were shown from this town was for the […]

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Consumer Corner – December 5, 2011

December 5, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: I have noticed that over the last week, traffic has increased greatly. Please drive with care and watch out for others. OBSERVATION: During this time of parties and celebrations we ask that you count your blessings, then look around and see if you can find one person to […]

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Consumer Corner – November 28, 2011

November 28, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo Wow, what a happy and blessed Thanksgiving this has been. During this time of uncertainty and unrest in our country we have been given an opportunity to find the joy and comfort in friends and family this holiday season. We hope you are as blessed throughout this holiday season […]

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Consumer Corner – November 21, 2011

November 21, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER By Mo & No-Mo OBSERVATION: Have you noticed that, as it gets closer to Thanksgiving, the sale papers are increasing in volume daily…arriving by mail, papers and E-mail notices? The retailers seem to be trying to outdo each other. Makes you wonder if “Black Friday” is going to be the best one in […]

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Consumer Corner – November 14, 2011

November 14, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER By Mo & No-Mo Before I get started with this week’s report, I have a couple of observations I would like to mention: OBSERVATION: Has anybody else noticed that Wal-Mart’s shelves are getting emptier with each passing day? They are taking the merchandise they do have and spreading it out on shelves, then […]

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Consumer Corner – November 7, 2011

November 7, 2011

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CONSUMER CORNER by Mo & No-Mo We thought it would be fun to visit two of our local eateries to see if we could find out what makes them so popular. Both establishments have a large local customer base and receive praises all around. First, we looked at Doug & Hazel’s Drive-In, on Tuscaloosa Road. […]

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Consumer Corner – October 31, 2011

October 31, 2011

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Consumer Corner by Mo & No-Mo Before we get started with this week’s look at a local establishment, let’s take a moment to thank Mr. Munson for shedding light on something that most of our readers are not aware of. Yes, it is important to support our local merchants when at all possible; however, it […]

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Consumer Corner – October 23, 2011

October 23, 2011

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Consumer Corner by Mo and No-Mo As we go into this holiday season, we decided to take a look at two of our retailers who offer a layaway plan for our convenience. Each store has pros and cons with their plans, so we thought it would be interesting to see if one plan is more […]

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