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Fathers Day Thoughts From Sciddy

The idea of Father’s Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a [&hellip

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Happy Birthday to Jim Craig

Happy 55th birthday to Jim Craig, who many will remember as the goalie for the U.S. hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, New York. Known as the “Miracle on Ice”, the U.S. team’s defeat of the heavily favored Soviet Union is considered by many to be [&hellip

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Remembering the True Meaning of Memorial Day

Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to our country. It was first observed on May 30, 1868, to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former [&hellip

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Daily Coffee May Help Seniors Live Longer

A leading U.S. Cancer Institute study suggests that adults 50-71 (the target Sciddy audience) might lower their risk of dying from common causes by 10% by consuming three cups of coffee or more daily. The finding applies to those that drink either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee. It indicates that coffee drinking is related to a [&hellip

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Soon-To-Be Senior Pitcher Breaks Record

Okay, so technically he doesn’t turn 50 until November and become both AARP and Sciddy eligible, but last month, Jamie Moyer of the Colorado Rockies became the oldest pitcher to ever win a game in the major leagues. Moyer first took the mound in a big league game on June 16, 1986 and was paid [&hellip

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