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Party line leaves Congress with few morals

Party line leaves Congress with few morals

November 25th, 2013 4:45 pm by Judy Garland, Community Voices

'For certain, no statesman ever claimed entitlement to so much moral wiggle room' — Judy Garland.

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Minimalist governance is not answer to problems

Minimalist governance is not answer to problems

November 18th, 2013 9:29 am by Jennie Young

I clipped a letter that appeared in Forum on Oct. 23 under the headline: “Liberals destroy freedom.” I kept it for its language — well ordered, well organized, reasonably concise, but with not one sentence of evidence to support its thesis.

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Tea party may have good — not crazy — plan

Tea party may have good — not crazy — plan

November 18th, 2013 9:28 am by Kenneth Gough

“If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined.”

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Gray day in November turns into a day a nation wept

Gray day in November turns into a day a nation wept premium content

November 18th, 2013 9:26 am by Larry French

It began like any other late November autumn morning in the Arkansas Delta: A drizzling rain and temperatures in the mid-40s.

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A solution can be found on the peanut threat

A solution can be found on the peanut threat

November 11th, 2013 11:08 am by Rebecca Horvath

Controversy erupted recently when a local family asked the Science Hill High School Band Boosters to stop selling shelled peanuts at football games.

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Veterans Day Remembrance: A son honors his father, who fought at Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge

November 11th, 2013 10:36 am by Fred Sauceman

It was Christmas, 1944. My father, a soldier in a World War II glider unit, had survived the Normandy Invasion on June 6, 1944, only to find himself in even greater danger just a few months later.

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Share blessings of a bountiful harvest

Share blessings of a bountiful harvest

November 4th, 2013 10:00 am by Bonnie Simmerman

Harvest time is a beautiful time of the year. The colors of fall and the nip in the air are invigorating.

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Religion and  Hippocratic Oath

Religion and Hippocratic Oath

October 28th, 2013 9:35 am by Dr. Jim Holt

The Hippocratic Oath, dates back to ancient Greece, approximately 500 B.C. Despite its great age, its promise is relevant today.

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Remembering the values veterans fought for

Remembering the values veterans fought for

October 27th, 2013 12:00 am by Murvin Perry

During the weekend of Oct. 11-13, I was privileged to participate in the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., for veterans to view the monuments and memorials dedicated to the veterans of America’s wars

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Fighting a summer war in retirement land

Fighting a summer war in retirement land

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dan Kyte

I’ve returned to my favorite rocking chair on the back porch. In the evening, the fall seasonal cricket and tree frog sounds lull me to remembrances of my grandparents’ old home place and its porches.

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