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Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 17
“Today, I feel deep sadness. Why can one person do something like this?” Veljo Raicevic A resident of Munich, paying tribute to the nine victims of...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 17
In the wake of the recent acts of violence against law enforcement and instances of police brutality, many on all sides of the political spectrum...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 17
It’s not often you pick up a dry, almost scholarly government report and find the word “maggots.” But Mother Nature’s tiny, voracious consumers of...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 17
The Democratic National Committee functioned as an arm of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign throughout the primary. The release by WikiLeaks...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: Great Britain’s surprise decision to exit the European Union was more than a yes/no vote. In this second of two parts, TyLean Polley...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 17
I have put off writing this letter concerning “The Possum Posse,” but the subject does not seem to go away. First - Would this have been front page...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 17
Pennsylvania has taken steps to better inform the public about restaurant inspections. But with more people dining out more often, the state could do...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: Great Britain’s surprise decision to exit the European Union was more than a yes/no vote. In this first of two parts, TyLean Polley,...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 17
Given the cost of health insurance, prescriptions and deductibles, few Americans would be surprised to learn that we spend a much higher proportion...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
“Vote your conscience.” TEXAS SEN. TED CRUZ Who withheld his endorsement from Donald Trump as he addressed the Republican National Convention in...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
THORN: The raise given recently to Danville’s school superintendent again raises the question: When it comes to school funding, who’s lying? The...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
The American people were lied to about the Iranian nuclear deal. “The administration said repeatedly there were no secret side deals,” John Bolton,...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
ROSE: If you saw Judge Gary Norton’s letter in Friday’s edition, you know that he thinks this newspaper has been unfair in its reporting of his...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
Four years ago an Associated Press reporter conducted a little experiment. He walked down a busy street in New York City picking up empty cigarette...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
As all eyes turn to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, just steps from the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphians are suffering from...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
The first night of the Republican convention was every bit the indictment of Hillary Clinton that somehow eluded the FBI. In truth, it was more of...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
Turkish President-turned-strongman Recip Tayyip Erdogan has taken advantage of the recent failed coup attempt against him by racing to impose even...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
ROSE: Although it may be hard for some to believe at the moment, racial relations have improved a lot in the last 50 years. As Dick Polman of...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
A brush with mortality has a way of clarifying things, and so, apparently, does an election year. Defying all expectations the Republican-dominated...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
The Obama administration has been using the controversial practice of sue and settle to engage in a federal takeover of local police and corrections...

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