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February 8, 2008 - Big news for all you Facing South fans: we are now bumping up our popular email newsletter -- also called Facing South (it's not confusing, it's a brand!) -- to publishing on a bi-weekly schedule. That's right -- the South's most-read e-newsletter will be coming to your email in-box every two weeks.

Friday Factoid: The land of Madison (and William)

August 10, 2007 - Hello, and welcome to a new feature at Facing South: the Friday Factoid. And to show we're about more than just deep political and social commentary here at FS, we'll kick off today's episode by looking at the fascinating issue of baby names in the South.

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July 21, 2007 - The latest issue of the Facing South e-newsletter just went out -- were you on the list? If you were, you were treated to a heaping helping of unique Southern news and views delivered to your inbox, like: * What's the REAL Sen. Vitter scandal? * Major election reform in North Carolina * Is another politics possible?

The not-as-patriotic South?

July 16, 2007 - Missed this item -- which came out just before July 4 -- but Facing South readers may still find it of interest. According to a poll by the Pew Research Center in June, U.S. residents love their country -- fully 90% answer "yes" to the question, "are you very patriotic?"

Facing South, sent straight to you

May 12, 2006 - Every two to three weeks, the Institute puts out a newsletter -- also called "Facing South" -- that offers a unique roundup of key news and trends from the South, special investigative reports, and interesting commentary.