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Recent news about Russia brings to mind powerful story
Regularly in the news the last several months has been Russia, a nation which many Americans view as unfriendly or even an enemy of the United States. Gabriela Baczynska wrote last month in Reuters...
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Wedding now an investment
Used to be that dad would pull his trusty shotgun out of the cabinet if he got wind of his daughter and her beau planning elopement. But with the price of weddings nearing the $30,000 mark, today's...
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Government as innovator? You bet!
Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion. People who believe in public belt-tightening applaud d...
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Dispatchers are often unsung heroes
To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to all the staff at the Dickenson County E-911 Center. Even though we rarely tell you, your excellence and support in performing yo...
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Acre in, acre out would help pay national debt
The Federal Government owns approximately 81 percent of Nevada, part of the roughly 650 million acres of land it owns throughout the United States. Nearer to home, Uncle Sam owns approximately 53 p...
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Complexity is king in tax system
“I can’t believe it. The wife and I owe the IRS again!” “You mean you aren’t getting a refund this year like millions of working Americans?” “Refund? The wife and I run a small business. We are cru...
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