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Flag shouldn’t be on government property, but . . .
To the Editor: This is a free country. This means that you should be free to be on government property and not have to look at something that you find offensive. I am referring to the Confederate f...
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Caring makes a difference
People who care about their communities are distressed at the loss of businesses that have been around for so many years that they are more than just commercial enterprises — they’re tightly woven ...
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Iran agreement is a real achievement
Last week’s successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relatio...
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Convicted: prison system is grossly inadequate
Back on the Fourth of July, buried in the mumbo-jumbo of campaign rhetoric, was a statement by Democrat Martin O’Malley. The former Maryland governor said “patriotism” is rooted in helping others, ...
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Iran nuclear deal no win for American captives
I, like many, am very concerned and skeptical about the announced agreement between the United States, five other nations, and Iran. I am studying the terms of the deal, but continue to have reserv...
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Memories
Ron Flanary shares this photo of the Appalachia High School band’s visit to New York City for the 1965 World’s Fair. Flanary said he stepped into the busy city street to quickly snap the shot witho...
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FDA and the new snake oil
The House of Representatives gave bipartisan support last week to the 21st Century Cures Act — an acutely Orwellian name — sending it on to the Senate on a 344-77 vote. I suspect the bill will have...
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  • 21st Century Cures passes House
    by MORGAN GRIFFITH • Ninth District Representative
    07.15.15 - 12:02 am
  • The consequences of short attention spans
    by TOM PURCELL • Columnist
    07.15.15 - 12:00 am
  • When politics fails . . .
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    07.09.15 - 12:03 am