Opinion

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Published on April 8, 2014 - Page 15
Since the end of 2007, the amount of Americans working part-time has jumped 2.2 million, from 24.4 million to 26.6 million, even as the amount of...
Published on April 8, 2014 - Page 15
As Pennsylvania struggles to shake off a recession that officially ended five years ago, shale gas extraction has been a bright spot in an otherwise...
Published on April 7, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Greg Sargent in The Washington Post. Continuing its steady and unrelenting assault on the laws that limit...
Published on April 7, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: Bloomsburg University students and their legion of out-of-town guests will be making news soon. It’s almost time for Block Party. But before...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 29
“The last two hours have been the most nerve-wracking I’ve ever felt. I know God is here protecting me and all the soldiers, but I have my phone in...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: Earlier this year, 19-year-old Daniel Lajterman of Ramsey, N.J., died of a heroin overdose. This is part 2 of an essay written by his...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 29
The Federal Communications Commission should be commended for closing a loophole on Monday that many broadcasters have used to sidestep ownership...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 29
THORN: We can’t print much of what Francis Hacker screamed in court during his arraignment Wednesday night in Berwick. We can’t even say he swore...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 29
President Obama’s promise that Americans could keep their health insurance if they liked it was the most infamous of the Affordable Care Act’s...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Earlier this year, 19-year-old Daniel Lajterman of Ramsey, N.J., died of a heroin overdose. His mother, Linda, wrote the following,...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 23
If the Internal Revenue Service was auditing you, and you whined that getting all the documentation agents wanted was too hard and would take you...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: What’s starting to seem like a war without end against illegal street drugs shifted to the Bloomsburg area this week. Local police and the...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 23
Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions. Yet, because faith...
Published on April 5, 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 April 5, 2014 - Page 23
“He had a lot of friends. I never saw him fighting. He never seemed like a boy who had emotional problems.” EDGARDO ARLEQUIN VELEZ Mayor of the...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
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 April 4, 2014 - Page 6
Pennsylvania leads the nation in teacher strikes. The Pennsylvania State Education Association is so strong that they laugh at taxpayers and those...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
Alarmed by a frightening epidemic of illegal drug abuse, we may be overlooking one of the oldest solutions known to humankind: religion. Young...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
The apologists are plying their trade for Jonathan Pollard. Only this time, it’s the Obama administration floating the idea of an early release for...
Published on April 4, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: When Hannah Ledezma trades her flats for high-heeled shoes, her symbolic transition from girlhood to womanhood will be nearly...

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