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Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
With all the information available, it’s hard to believe that abortions continue. Science confirms that an embryo is alive at the moment of...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
Hell hath no fury like a 17-year-old with a political cause: If the outcome weren’t so tragic, we might draw that conclusion from Ohio teen Leelah...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from reporting by Bill Vidonic of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvanians expect to see a boost...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
“Every day of my life I ask, ‘Why didn’t he just go and live his scummy dungeon life and leave my daughter and my grandchildren alone?’” Lorraine...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
THORN: Just two months ago, a Bloomsburg man was brought to court in shackles, complaining about cockroaches and other indignities inside the...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Tyler Weidler, pastor of the Foursquare Church in York Springs; the full column can be found on www....
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 8
Congress shall make no law respecting an establish- ment of religion, or prohibit- ing the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 8
Burrowing beneath the skin of the Earth all across the United States, new oil and gas pipelines are erupting in a rash of environmental destruction....
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 8
Throughout the discussion of the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project there has been a lot of talk about eminent domain. Eminent domain is the...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 8
Bloomsburg residents who simply can’t understand how the town airport turned into a money pit would be interested in an essay published recently by...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
The article on the Wednesday Opinions page, “Dismantle state booze monopoly,” caught my attention. I confess, I too am an outlaw! Total Wine in...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
Those in the population born between 1980-2000 are considered Millennials or Generation Y. As a whole, they are considered classic liberals,...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
It was prized by Native Americans as a source of medicine. Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, its bark was harvested to be used in the tanning...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
Which president has been the most helpful to terrorists and the countries that sponsor and encourage them? Was it Reagan who arrogantly and...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
The cost to travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike from Lancaster to Harrisburg or Lancaster to Philadelphia has more than doubled over the past seven...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
A fresh start. That was Gov. Tom Wolf’s promise to Pennsylvanians if they elected him. Well, they did. But his Cabinet nominations seem a little...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 21
The GOP-controlled state Legislature must make Pennsylvania’s biggest financial woe — $50-billion-plus in unfunded pension liabilities — its top 2015...
Published on January 14, 2015 - Page 22
I’ve never been much for resolutions. I don’t need to lose weight (most people are usually encouraging me to eat something). I think they secretly...
Published on January 14, 2015 - Page 22
George W. Bush needs to be rated the worst President ever. Not just because of his war with Iraq over imaginary WMDs nor because he allowed Wall...
Published on January 14, 2015 - Page 22
“It’s fair to say we should have sent someone with a higher profile.” JOSH EARNEST White House spokesman admitting that Washington should have sent...

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