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Matthew T. Mangino: Prosecutors face off in public quarrels Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now Recently, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara challenged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to dismantle a commission examining public corruption and said his [...]]]> Mark L. Hopkins: Moving on with ‘Obamacare’ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now Later, when we were deciding on a language for our country, the choices came down to German and English. Though the matter was tabled and no vote was actually taken in Congress, there was strong support for making our official language German. (At that [...]]]> LOOKING UP: Nice orange star, red planet Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:19:55 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor Granlund cartoon: Distracted driver awareness Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:24:44 +0000 Granlund cartoon: How tax assessors view your home Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:29:51 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Boston Marathon 2014 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:44:03 +0000 Local History: Long time postmaster was wounded in Civil War Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:57:36 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor See the lunar eclipse April 15 Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor     Those of us in the Eastern Time Zone will see the full Moon start to enter the Earth's main shadow at 1:58 a.m. A small "bite" will appear on the right side. This "bite" will grow, making the Moon appear as a [...]]]> HOME ADVISOR: Enjoy the Great Outdoors with a deck or patio Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:11:24 +0000 A new deck or patio can be the perfect gathering place, adding a new dimension to your yard and creating space that you didn’t even know you had. A well-planned outdoor living space can become a home owner’s backyard getaway, but the wrong deck or patio can end up as unused dead space. Keep the following in mind and you’ll find yourself enjoying the sunshine from your outdoor retreat in no time.]]> Unemployment? Let's try a little optimism Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:15:00 +0000 Panicked Democrats now looking to woo Phil Jackson Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 By Philip Maddocks
    Burdened by President Barack Obama's sinking approval ratings, a loss in a special House election in Florida this month, and millions of dollars spent by Republican-aligned groups attacking the new health law, panicked Democrats are now pinning their hopes on a long shot even more unlikely than their party picking up seats in the midterm elections: wooing Phil Jackson, the legendary former basketball coach, to take control of their faltering campaigns. [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: Street law - a resurgence of vigilante justice Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now The mob attack is an example of “vigilante justice”—the actions of a group of people who claim to enforce the law but [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Equal pay for equal work Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:33:08 +0000 Way to go, Glenn Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:21:17 +0000     We are very happy for Glenn, who at age 52 will have more time to focus on the next chapter in [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Plastic bag ban Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:45:31 +0000 Michelle Teheux: Is there such a thing as American exceptionalism? Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:42:11 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now It’s ironic that we Americans do hold ourselves in great regard, even as we complain about all the things we believe are wrong in our country. To hear us tell it, we’re the greatest ever, even though our government is corrupt and incompetent, our corporations are greedy, our workers are lazy and the rich are sucking up ill-gotten gains.
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Granlund cartoon: Windows XP support ends Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:32:06 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Ukraine undermined Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:21:55 +0000