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Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 1:28 PM

A growing number of American companies are moving overseas ... on paper, at least.The tactic is called a corporate inversion, but for those who have no idea what that means, perhaps a more apt description would be “shady tax dodge.”

Posted Jul 25, 2014 at 2:01 AM

A prison term should not mean a lifetime of misfortune for a former offender. Yet that is what the criminal justice system produces every day. Former offenders are saddled for life with criminal records that make employment, education and public...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 12:54 PM

I’m in favor of taking care of children.I hope you are, too.

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 10:43 AM

After watching an entertaining episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” I was compelled to do a little research of my own concerning wage disparity in the U.S.

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 3:55 PM

HAWLEY- Robert Boland was a family man, a laborer in Hawley and loved baseball. He was credited in the local press with interrupting a daring burglary at the Hawley post office in the winter of 1895.

Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Many of those who oppose gay marriage couch their arguments in the idea that marriage is for procreation. Point out that millions of married couples — gay and straight alike — who want children cannot create them, and most of them will...

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Thanks to Rick Santorum, the Kansas governor’s race took a very theatrical turn.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 3:32 PM

HAWLEY - This story highlights Erie Railroad engineer Samuel Locke Hoitt, whose train bound from Hawley is forever connected with the fateful crash near Shohola in 1864, with a train carrying Confederate prisoners of war.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:48 AM

I’ve never been a political consultant, but insulting specific groups of potential voters just doesn’t sound like good strategy.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:01 AM

The headlines say that the Supreme Court dealt a blow to “Obamacare.” Maybe, and maybe not. What their recent ruling did was to cast a shadow over the approach our country has taken to providing health care to our people. In short,...

Posted Jul 11, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin delivered his annual State of the State address in January, and according to Rolling Stone Magazine, Shumlin devoted his entire speech to what he perceived as the state’s biggest threat — heroin addiction.

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