Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

Day of retail

Business | Some Christian bookstores nationwide conduct business-special
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/13/04, 12:00 am

Ty Mosler walked away from his management position at the Family Christian Bookstore in Asheville, N.C., after eight years because of a quandary he never thought he'd face: A change in the Christian store's operating hours meant Mr. Mosler would have to miss going to church at least half of the year.

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Edwards' debatable record

| Despite adding North Carolina senator John Edwards to the Kerry ticket, polls show President Bush will likely carry the state
by Jamie Dean
Posted 10/09/04, 12:00 am

When John Edwards takes the national stage to debate Vice President Dick Cheney on Oct. 5, he is sure to relish talking about Robbins, N.C., the blue-collar mill town where he grew up.

Though many things have changed, Robbins' Southern, small-town atmosphere remains: Old men in worn overalls and mesh caps eat fried chicken in the Little Village restaurant on Main Street. Street lamps line the two blocks of downtown bearing red, white, and blue banners reading: "Robbins: Hometown, USA."

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Block the vote

Church/State | Politics ends at the narthex door, says liberal Midwest watchdog group, but what about voter registration?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/18/04, 12:00 am

A well-organized spy network is fanning out to infiltrate what it thinks are some of the most dangerous places in Johnson County, Kan. The group isn't worried about terror cells or gang lairs. It's worried about church worship services.

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