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  • HAMILTON: What to do when government fails As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this. What’s odd is that while the frequent failures in government’s pe

    August 11, 2014

  • KLITZMAN: Do not rush the process of life In our fast, ever-changing world, we are blessed to be the recipients of many great innovations and discoveries which serve to enhance our standard and quality of life. However, there are some fundamental principles that should never be changed or fo

    August 10, 2014

  • CEPEDA: The mixed messages of marketing Like beauty itself, the degradation of women is in the eye of the beholder. What’s clearly demeaning in one person’s view is but an updated version of Helen Reddy’s feminist anthem, “I Am Woman,” in another’s.Take Olivia Wilde’s breast-feeding photo

    August 10, 2014

  • HOWEY: Pitchforks in our summer of discontent Congress is ... embarrassing. Our political system is failing us.On an individual basis, many of us have respect for Members of our delegation. We can have a common sense conversation with a senator, congressman or woman, and then they go back to Was

    August 10, 2014

  • BRUGH: Protecting the city's interests Citizens await Logansport Mayor Ted Franklin and Brian Bosma’s promised development agreement (DA) related to construction of an electricity generation facility. The document was to have been considered twice by the City Council and once by the Servi

    August 10, 2014

  • KNISELY: Like a good thief? I have a bad habit of not making social plans. I get so wrapped up in my job that I forget to have a life. Friday will roll around and I’ll realize I haven’t even thought about the weekend. By then, everyone already has plans and that too often leave

    August 10, 2014

  • WOLFSIE: Enough reminders to forget It began with a simple phone call to my friend Auri, a computer geek I asked to help me with my very successful website, which right now is attracting up to three visitors a month. To have a strong online presence, you have to spend several hours a d

    August 8, 2014

  • FREY: 'Everything is just as it is suppose to be' My family and I visited my Aunt Fran in Portsmouth, Va., over spring break this past March.At the time, she was in a rehabilitation center tucked away in a lovely wooded area just 10 minutes away from her assisted-living home.A few months earlier, Au

    August 8, 2014

  • WILLIAMS: Looking for a new vacation spot I’m officially tired of the Florida Keys. Of course, I’ll probably continue to go there because that’s where my kids live but other than that, I would never have any desire to visit South Florida again. Not that’s it’s not always pleasant to see the

    August 7, 2014

  • NEAL: Fleeting canal era had a lasting impact In 1825, the Erie Canal was completed with great fanfare. Cannon fire, parades, balls and speeches celebrated the speed and skill with which New Yorkers built “the longest canal in the world,” as one eyewitness erroneously called it. (The Grand Canal

    August 7, 2014

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