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Cheryl Charles

Cheryl Charles

Cheryl Charles is The Item's News Editor. She has previously worked at the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Washington Times, and newspapers in the midwest and west coast.

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Charles: Hide and seek | 9:15 PM

I had to laugh when reading my colleague Bridget Turcotte’s column a few weeks ago about her keto diet. The

Charles: Thank a teacher | 7:09 PM

My apologies to Willie and Waylon (and, of course, songwriter Sharon Vaughn), but my heroes have always been teachers. And

Open your eyes, men | 8:45 PM

Gentlemen, welcome to our parallel universe. Yes, you, the 49 percent of the population, who apparently has been unaware of