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Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 8
Respect rules a just world. I yearn for a just world. As a young girl, I was constantly reminded how blessed I am to be a female in this era, that...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 8
THORN: From a longtime Benton subscriber came a thick envelope this week; in it she had stuffed not one, not two, but three mailings from Congressman...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 8
I live in Columbia County. A stream which empties into Roaring Creek runs close to my house. The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline is scheduled to run on top...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 8
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —The Latest on campaign 2016: Rubio about-face Marco Rubio says he doesn’t support a military draft for women and “forcing...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 8
Good old fashioned common sense is a rare character trait these days because people have turned their back on Natural Law. Unnatural has become the...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 6
Turning The Compost Pile In Mahoning Township/Pocketing The Money • First quote: Editor Sachetti’s Editorial dated 01/21/15 • Second quote:...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 6
As with President Obama, give grudging credit to Gov. Tom Wolf for sheer stubbornness. Even though taxpayers have made it very clear they do not want...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 6
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail: W there for Jeb The brothers Bush are officially hitting the trail together...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 6
The propaganda-laden letter by Mark Stoker and Marlin Lyons (Feb. 3) sounds like a broken record. They parrot the tired old cliché that separation of...
Published on February 12, 2016 - Page 6
You don’t have to be a “progressive” to conclude that once in a while America makes political progress, and not always toward the left. One sign of...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
“We are going to do something so good and so fast and so strong and the world is going to respect us again, believe me.” REPUBLICAN DONALD TRUMP At...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
Not newsworthy — listed are three sound bites paraphrased from the Republican debates of Jan. 28, which I doubt will ever be replayed as highlights...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
Do you have an hour or two that you can share? Do you like meeting people? Are you interested in volunteering? If “yes” is your answer, maybe...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
Intentional Security Violations – Damage to Our National Defense When an individual is hired for a position that requires a personnel security...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
My name is Barbara Nagel and I am a mother of a 7-year-old second-grader at 14th Street School in Berwick. I sent the following letter to the...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
Except for that one snowstorm, which arrived, conveniently, on a Saturday, it’s been a tolerable winter, at least so far. And that’s been a boon to...
Published on February 11, 2016 - Page 22
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —Here’s the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 17
In a 3-3 vote, with the potential tie-breaking member absent, the council failed to approve an ordinance that would have forced motorists to continue...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 17
To date, the best that can be said about the PE coverage of the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) is that it misrepresents the law, the people to...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 17
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Developments from Campaign 2016 as New Hampshire voters cast their ballots for president in the Republican primaries:...

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