Opinion

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Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 24
ROSE: Roses to Maia Baker and Noah Crawford for earning Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.5 million...
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: It’s pretty hard to find good news about heroin, but here’s just a sliver: The growing epidemic is not as bad here as in some other parts of...
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 23
Every child needs and deserves a safe, stable, and loving home life. My wife, Kris, and I have been blessed with three wonderful, healthy children....
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 23
Life is not the accidental result of a random universe doing its thing. Everything about the universe points to an Intelligent Designer. If the Big...
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 23
A recent article in a Financial Publication discussed the national debt and, in particular, just who owns the debt. As of May 28, the national debt...
Published on October 11, 2014 - Page 23
Two events last week illustrated the enormous misunderstanding many people who think they’re saving the planet have with regard to man-made climate...
Published on October 11, 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 October 10, 2014 - Page 27
The U.S. Forest Service’s requirement that certain people who film or photograph federal wilderness must first obtain a special use permit is rightly...
Published on October 10, 2014 - Page 27
It is no secret that persistently high unemployment has been an ongoing problem in northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). The unemployment rate is higher...
Published on October 10, 2014 - Page 27
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 October 10, 2014 - Page 27
The hedge fund business is a great deal for those who run hedge funds. Typically, the managers charge a fee of “2 and 20” - 2 percent of the value of...
Published on October 10, 2014 - Page 27
This is no ordinary homecoming weekend in Bloomsburg. The university — which, more than any other institution, has come to define the town — is...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 20
Our state Legislature did not come together on liquor privatization in 2014. Our state Legislature did not come together on pension reform in 2014...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 20
Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, himself an adoptee, and a small minority of adoptees have convinced our state House and Senate, with House Bill 162, that...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 20
Hearing of plans to marginalize the Montour Preserve’s role as an educational center is heartbreaking. The uncertainty of the future of the lake i.e...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 20
Homeowners, how will school property tax reform affect you? First, please understand that this tax reform change is revenue neutral. Senate Bill/...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 20
Pennsylvania has the second highest number of private water wells in the nation. Sizable swaths of the state are being explored, or at least eyed,...
Published on October 8, 2014 - Page 16
In a few weeks, Pennsylvanians will go to the polls to cast their votes for governor, Congress and the state General Assembly. Politicians always are...
Published on October 8, 2014 - Page 16
When a family falls apart, its members find themselves in unfamiliar, often terrifying territory: the legal system. They don’t know where they’re...
Published on October 8, 2014 - Page 16
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has been handing out taxpayer money like so many election-year Chiclets. But as questionable as these public subsidies...

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