delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 09 Mar 2014 04:38:10 +0000 Granlund cartoon: GOP plan for Russia-Ukraine crisis Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:27:40 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Supreme Court weakens Fourth Amendment Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now American courts have long acknowledged that the occupant of a home has a reasonable expectation of privacy within the walls of that home and, at times, even directly outside those walls.
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Granlund cartoon: SATs revised Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:10:02 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Upskirt photos not illegal in Mass. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:57:58 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Putin Cold War tactics Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:01:00 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Obama budget and the GOP Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:27:18 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Russia moves on Crimea Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:17:01 +0000 Local History: Recalling Dr. Earl & Emma Cross Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:22:03 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor Mark L. Hopkins: Can the government define marriage? Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:05:30 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now Granlund cartoon: Pilot shortage Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:54:11 +0000 Kent Bush: Worst kind of racism - when bigotry masquerades as humor Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:40:34 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now I guess that is why I'm never happy.
Not only is racism doing quite well, somehow we are rediscovering it as some free speech issue. I guess every pendulum swings both ways. I thought that civil rights and racial equality was one of those areas that we would show actual growth and not just a societal swing.
But apparently some people are just not happy with America's progress in the area of civil rights, and they are [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Oscar for Mother Nature Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:10:34 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Firearms soon to be leading killer of young people Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now For the last two decades, motor vehicle accidents have been the leading cause of death for young people. However, gun deaths are not far behind. The statistics for 2010 are startling: 6,201 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 were killed by guns, while [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Arizona anti-gay bill vetoed Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:31:32 +0000 Kent Bush: How many ‘sinners’ are we allowed to refuse service to? Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:45:24 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now I reread the first book of the Bible today, and I did not find the Second Amendment in Genesis. Surprisingly enough, Jesus had little to say about free market capitalism, although he did anger many fishermen and bakers when he kept multiplying fish and loaves to feed thousands of people.
Was that the first welfare system? I guess doctrinally, we will leave that claim as "plausible."
I got a less than pleasant email from a preacher [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: U.S.-Afghan deal extras Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:16:22 +0000 Rick Holmes: Florida’s dangerous men Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:24:43 +0000 By Rick Holmes More Content Now 1. George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin after confronting him as he walked through a gated community on a rainy night. A jury bought Zimmerman's self-defense argument, but subsequent events make him look anything but innocent. Both his ex-wife and his girlfriend have charged him with [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Harold Ramis tribute Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:59:17 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Hagel and Army downsizing Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:35:29 +0000 Local History: Hotel Belvidere to the Falls Port & back Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:26:07 +0000 By Peter Becker Managing Editor There have been at least 17 parties that owned the property in 112 years. It has been known by four names.
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