Opinion

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Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 24
To be a missionary or a health care worker who tends to the poor has always required an admirable level of compassion, but now in West Africa it also...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 24
Do the courts have to settle every issue? That is the big question in Heffner v. Murphy, a lawsuit filed in federal court seeking to strike down a...
Published on August 7, 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 August 7, 2014 - Page 24
An article by Reuters on May 2, 2014 provided data about U.S. job growth in April 2014. Because the data appears to be somewhat contradictory and...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 24
Once again, we’re joining a number of local businesses to provide school supplies to children in need in the Berwick, Bloomsburg and Northwest school...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 15
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 August 6, 2014 - Page 15
My three sisters and a good friend have decided to lower their cancer risk and strengthen their marriages by not ingesting birth control pills. They...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 15
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should not be controversial: It requires equal access for the disabled and...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 15
Since the 1950’s Kinsey Report, the homosexual population in the U.S. has been touted at being 10 percent. This misleading report was based on faulty...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 15
A lawsuit is said to be in the works on behalf of the estate of Michelle Dzoch, the 52-year-old Mocanaqua woman killed in a fire after dispatchers...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 15
Government cannot pass laws, then place into practice rules, that effectively ban a constitutional right. That’s the upshot of a ruling released late...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 16
Purdue’s Boilermakers suffered through a terrible football season last year, winning only one of their 12 games. But in the academic realm, the Big...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 16
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Steve Chapman of the Chicago Tribune at reason.com. The world is a hot mess. Pro-Russian separatists shot...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 16
On almost any given morning, in one of any number of cemeteries in the area, you could easily come across a sight that few people in our community...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 16
On Friday, July 11, 20 area high school students, five summer freshmen, five tutor mentors and a graduate assistant, along with two professional...
Published on August 5, 2014 - Page 16
“Do not give what is sacred to the dogs, so that they may not turn around and attack you; neither throw your pearls before the hogs, so that they may...
Published on August 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 August 4, 2014 - Page 6
Pennsylvanians ought to be aware that the problems with pensions and deteriorating infrastructure are so great that a big increase in state funding...
Published on August 4, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: Despite “the tube,” to say nothing of YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, there are still some people who enjoy the experience of sitting down to...
Published on August 3, 2014 - Page 25
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a Notice of Intent that it will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for...

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