• BILL DUNCAN Elder Statesman
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan, a long-time journalist, are being reprinted in The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column in March, 1992. His thou…

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WINSTON — Hannah Lee grabs on to the weight and steadies herself as she gets ready to throw it over the 13-foot mark as part of Saturday’s heavy athletics competition at the Celtic Highland Games & Clan Gathering at Riverbend Park in Winston.

  • CRAIG REED The News-Review
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Pedals are going round and round as legs and feet provide the power. Weighted balls are being lifted and slammed to the mat, over and over again. A weighted bar and plates are hoisted from a bench, one push after another.

  • BILL DUNCAN Elder Statesman
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The columns of Bill Duncan, a long-time journalist, have returned to The News-Review. Duncan, who died in November 2011, wrote a weekly column for The News-Review and The Capital Press of Salem from 1981 to 2011. Duncan wrote the following column 13 years ago. His thoughts are…

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  • APRIL EHRLICH The News-Review
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Mrs. Claus set out a thermos of steaming hot cocoa as Santa Claus packed up his sled, hitched his team of reindeer, and prepared for a long trip ahead from the blustery North Pole. His destination: Douglas County.