Opinion

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Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: OK, so you’re not a doctor, you don’t even play one on TV. But you’d like to see the inside of a colon, right? (Doesn’t everyone? No?! Well,...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 23
Earlier this year, hundreds of faculty members at the University of Illinois-Chicago canceled their classes and went on strike. In the first faculty...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 23
“It’s like preparing so long for a big game and then when you win — it is pure joy.” RAMOGI HUMA Former UCLA linebacker after a federal agency ruled...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a report at ProPublica, an independent, non-profit news organization that produces investigative journalism. Its...
Published on March 28, 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 March 28, 2014 - Page 6
For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 6
Wastefully combining taxpayer-funded bureaucratic babble with Big Government nagging, the next five-year update of federal dietary guidelines, due in...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 6
As I write this, contracts are being negotiated for public employees to determine what, if any, raises are to be given. I’d like to demonstrate how...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 6
Do you suffer a pang when you see a deer that’s been struck by a vehicle and left lying along a road? Do you feel sad during hunting season when you...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 6
“As an officer with honor, I tell you I will stay.” Ukranian Air Force Col. Yuliy Mamchur Defying Russian demands that he surrender his base in the...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
Pennsylvania conservatives have long been trying without success to dismantle the state’s liquor monopoly. The retail sale of alcohol is clearly not...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
Spring’s arrival in Harrisburg means a touch more than the robin’s welcoming song — it’s time for that yearly legislature-wide rant against...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
I am neither a vegetarian nor an animal activist. I am a middle-aged, hard–working family girl who lives in a rural part of Berwick with my husband...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
“We’ve got to get lucky. It’s a race to get to the area in time to catch the black box pinger while it’s still working.” JOHN GOGLIA A former member...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
Cughan, there you go again (March 16 30 Seconds). The fact that 97 percent of climatologists support man-made global warming is based on several peer...
Published on March 27, 2014 - Page 25
In Obama’s current budget, the government has allotted $2.4 billion for the homeless. A small gesture considering the $5 billion authorized to fund...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 15
Last year I was written in by a few citizens to be a school board member. Unfortunate as it was, I had no choice but to resign. I work second shift,...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 15
A stunning title in the news: “N.J. honor student sues her parents.” It reminds me of the 1950s, Truong Chinh, Vietnam’s second-ranked communist...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 15
The response last week by Benton school officials to the bizarre and dangerous behavior of a bus driver fairly screams “cover-up.” Keeping the...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a copy of a letter sent to Sen. Lisa Baker, Sen. John Gordner, and Rep. Karen Boback. As you may be aware, there is a swine...

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