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Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

March 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Jennie Young

Last year, our state legislature considered a bill familiarly called the "ag-gag" bill, which sought to prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal abuse, unsafe working conditions and environmental violations on industrial farms.

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Consider donating to our area's own children's hospital

Consider donating to our area's own children's hospital

March 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Rebecca Horvath

The Niswonger Children's Hospital Radiothon will be held Monday and Tuesday. The second annual event aims to top last year's highly successful fundraiser, which raised $125,000.

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Why does GOP seek to hurt working poor?

Why does GOP seek to hurt working poor?

February 24th, 2014 9:38 am by Judy Garland

The United States has the distinction of being the only industrialized nation that doesn't provide basic health care to all its citizens.

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It's time to consider the national debt

It's time to consider the national debt

February 24th, 2014 9:21 am by Murvin H. Perry

On a golf course in California on Feb. 15, President Obama signed two bills approved by both the House and Senate.

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Presidents Day

Presidents Day

February 17th, 2014 9:11 am by Larry French

Having addressed the question years ago as to whether all presidents deserve recognition on Presidents Day, I've come to the justifiable conclusion this issue needs to be revisited and revised.

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Be mindful of others when weather changes schedule

Be mindful of others when weather changes schedule

February 17th, 2014 9:08 am by Rebecca Horvath

This winter's weather has been unusually harsh, with frequent snowfalls and highs often reaching only the teens. With lows in the single digits and below local schools have been forced to close or delay the start of the school day several times.

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Good advice to live by: ‘Be open: let life happen’

Good advice to live by: ‘Be open: let life happen’

February 10th, 2014 9:15 am by Shuly Cawood

“Be open,” that’s what my friend Tsafi used to say. “Just let life happen.”

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Real problems can’t be solved with such farcical elements

Real problems can’t be solved with such farcical elements

February 10th, 2014 8:53 am by Kenneth D. Gough

As we all know, the three necessities of life are food, clothing and shelter.

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Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

Unfair wages are an insult to those who make the wealthy comfortable

February 3rd, 2014 11:42 am by Jennie Young

One of the defining moments of Mitt Romney’s campaign for president in 2012 was televised on the grounds of the billionaire owner of Papa John’s Pizza.

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Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

Farm Bill will have an impact on food banks

February 3rd, 2014 11:39 am by Rhonda Chafin

The Farm Bill is in the final stages of being passed by the Senate on Tuesday.

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