Opinion

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Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 6
“If we pushed someone who’s stayed in Detroit to suddenly hit the road and move to Chicago, would that person suddenly do better? Or has that person...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 6
It’s long been suspected that the people in charge of higher education have lost touch, not only with the real world, but with what’s best for their...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 15
Luzerne County just can’t seem to get government right. The old commissioner system was jettisoned in 2012 amid scandal after ex-NFL lineman Greg...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 15
On behalf of Bloomsburg University’s Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) Chapter, I would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2nd Annual Color Your...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 15
So-called dark-money groups spent 27 percent more on this year’s elections than they did in 2010, thanks to reckless Supreme Court decisions and...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a monthly series of columns by the Columbia County Farm Bureau about “The State of Agriculture.” By CHARLIE...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 15
Many thanks to Danville State employee Theresa Long for taking advantage of the opportunity at the Geisinger Forum at Rolling Pines to ask questions...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: Gary Beveridge arrived at court last Monday with a new look. Gone was the carefully coiffed and dyed rock-star hair. Good move, because a ’do...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Michael Gerson in The Washington Post. Barack Obama is a gifted politician. But a president is judged by...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a post-election column by Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 — Especially a Republican.” ... Oregon...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
I found several interesting points from the recent mid-term elections worth noting. (1) Utah has just elected its first black, female, Mormon,...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
THORN: There’s no end, it seems, to the official shenanigans in Shickshinny. The latest is evidence in a drug case that’s mysteriously gone missing...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
I often wonder why the Muslims and the people that originated in the central Asia area seem to be fixated upon the Greco-Roman and the European...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 24
Why is there so much confusion about marriage? Is the meaning of marriage a mystery? The Bible pictures marriage as something more than a human...
Published on November 8, 2014 - Page 23
It requires deep digging to find an upside to the pornographic email scandal that forced former state Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery to...
Published on November 8, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: The unsung heroes of our industry are the many independent delivery people who work overnight, in all kinds of weather, 365 days a year to make...
Published on November 8, 2014 - Page 23
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on November 8, 2014 - Page 23
For women who make their living off tips, sexual harassment is a constant workplace peril. At a popular sit-down restaurant in Independence,...
Published on November 8, 2014 - Page 23
On Sept. 15, something happened that has not occurred in recent memory: the state’s General Fund balance dipped below zero – a historic low for this...

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