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No ‘happily ever afters’ when it comes to meth

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 7:11 am

Editor’s Note: Following is Part IV of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the fourth and final of a series of articles from behind prison walls. HENRY THOMPSON special

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    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 4:58 pm

    Editor’s Note: Following is Part III of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the third of a series of articles from behind prison walls.   HENRY THOMPSON special to

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  • Pay attention to road, your life depends on it

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 4:57 pm

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  • Meth addict shares his story from behind prison walls

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    Editor’s Note: Following is Part II of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the second of a series of articles from behind prison walls.   HENRY THOMPSON special to

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  • Education decisions should be restored to locals

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Sen. Lamar Alexander

    lamar alexander u.s. senator Last week the Senate education committee, which I chair, voted unanimously to send to the full senate a bipartisan legislative agreement to fix No Child Left Behind and end the federal mandate on Common Core. The committee vote followed three days of discussion and debate by Committee members and the consideration of several amendments. Now the bill is ready to be taken up by the full

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  • Meth addict shares his story from behind prison walls

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Editor’s Note: Following is Part I of a letter written by Henry Thompson, a Fayetteville man who made the front page of The Times in May 2010 after leading authorities on a high-speed chase. That chase ended with him crashing. Today, as Thompson continues to serve a 21-year sentence, he shares his story in the first of a series of articles from behind prison walls.   HENRY THOMPSON special to

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  • Working to ensure brightest energy future

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    Sen. Lamar Alexander

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