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Book Report: Read about Ohio 'briars,'or Twin Cities' jazz scene in this week's offerings

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Years back, I had a student named Gaylon Kennedy, who hailed from southern Ohio. He regaled me with stories about folks he called "briars," laborers who came up from Kentucky and West Virginia to work at the steel mills of his hometown, Middletown, Ohio.

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