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  • Connie Schultz: Right now, politics trumps manners at the dinner table

    A lot of Americans grow up believing that politics has no place at the dinner table. If a relative or friend attempts to bring up the presidential rac ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:25 am
  • Our view: Support your neighbors on Small Business Saturday

    As you write your lists and start looking for deals that meet your holiday shopping needs, please take the time to look for that perfect gift at a loc ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:48 am
  • Our View: Give thanks, be safe, dig in

    Americans ate an estimated 46 million turkeys during Thanksgiving 2014.There’s no denying that’s a l ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Ponnuru: Call Islamic terrorism what it is

    Hillary Clinton has twisted herself into a pretzel on the subject of terrorism and its connection to Islam. Like many Democrats, she said we must choo ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: Let cooler heads prevail in the brinkmanship on Syria

    Sometimes the trite response also is the correct one. So the main thing to say about Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet on Tuesday is simple: From here ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Wilkinson: Even the 1st Thanksgiving was political

    Thanksgiving is a political holiday. It honors and mythologizes the comity – based on a formal treaty – between two peoples who needed what the other ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Leonard Pitts: When expedience feels like wisdom

    “Let’s stop worrying about people’s rights.”Sadly there are dozens of junctures in American history ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Letter: Thankful for what I do not have

    To the Editor:It’s traditional that we take time out on this holiday to be thankful for all of life’ ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Letter: President's actions radically wrong

    To the Editor:Does anyone else find it amazing or at least interesting about the hypocritical action ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Our View: DeKalb taxpayers have done enough for library

    There’s no doubt DeKalb’s new and improved public library will be a great asset to the city’s downtown area and the community at large.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Michael Barone: ​Obama gets really angry ... at Americans

    Three days after the Islamic State terrorist attacks in Paris, Americans were primed to hear their president express heartfelt anger, which he did in ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:31 am
  • Letter: Syrian refugees a political pawn?

    To the Editor:The old expression that "the only certain things in life are death and taxes"  comes t ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:30 am
  • Letter: Kinzinger an ally in fight against Alzheimer's

    To the Editor:Sadly, too often, partisan politics in Washington has come to dominate, not allowing g ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:30 am
  • Finding ways to deal with sexting issue

    Cañon City High School’s “sexting” scandal – in which hundreds of students are reported to have shared nude photos with one another via their smartpho ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Crook: What to do before the next Islamic State attack

    One way to judge anti-terrorism policy is to ask whether it’s steady in the face of foreseeable events. The response in France to the Islamic State’s ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you attended a high school football championship game?
    Yes, but not in DeKalb
    Yes, in 2013
    No, but I plan to this year
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