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Cool house without AC recalls father’s efforts
Editor’s note: A prior version of this column was distributed by Cagle Cartoons in 2008 and 2013. It is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “An Apple Core, a Toilet: Misadventures of a 1970s Ch...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Competing ideas offered for reforming health care
While the dominant Republican slogan on health care remains “repeal and replace,” there is little agreement on what “replace” means. But if we wait until Obamacare can be repealed before developing...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonnell’s chickens have roosted
You can say what you want to, but my blood runs Bob McDonnell red. The former governor of Virginia is in a spot of trouble, shall we say, for allegedly selling his office — accepting, according to ...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guess what? Obamacare’s working
Back in the distant days of yore — circa 2013 — Republicans viewed Obamacare as the meatiest, juiciest issue of the 2014 campaign season, the political equivalent of a Porterhouse steak. But alas, ...
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Liberals, progressives deserve credit for Labor Day
Labor Day is just around the corner. For most Americans, this means little more than the end of the summer social season. Kids and college students alike return to school, leaving relieved parents ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport event honors heroes, celebrates joy of flying
To the editor: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” These words were spoken by Sir Winston Churchill concerning the Battle of Britain. The same words certai...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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