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  • Another view: Teens need later start to high school

    Despite the harmful effects of sleep loss on adolescents, many school districts maintain cock-crow start times for high school students. Reasons for t ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Why I let my children walk to the corner store

    Of all the adventures my lucky children had this summer – swimming in two oceans, hanging out on their bearded uncle’s commercial salmon fishing boat, ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Another view: Senate needs to control spies

    Dysfunction in Congress can damage the country in many ways, but none may be as serious as a failure to fill its role in the system of checks and bala ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Minter: Censorship study reveals what Beijing fears

    While living for more than a decade in China, and using its thriving social media, no question came to mind quite so often as this one: “Who is the id ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Carson: Forgetting the meaning of freedom

    Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control. Thi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Reeder: Plenty of fat in state govt. budget

    SPRINGFIELD – My daughter tugged on my hand and said, “Come on Dad let’s see the Butter Cow.”So we w ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Harrop: Neil deGrasse Tyson Is a Nice Man

    When I first encountered Neil deGrasse Tyson, I thought, “What a nice man.” He was on the TV screens at New York’s Hayden Planetarium, where he’s dire ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Schultz: Time to celebrate LBGT pride in Ohio

    Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and cor ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Pitts: 'War on whites' a fight GOP can't win

    At this point, you really have to wonder: Is it still news when a Republican says something asinine?
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Carson: Spreading scourge of anti-Christian persecution

    Intolerance that fosters pogroms abroad is taking root in U.S. communities. Sobering and unforgettable images are projected across our TV and computer ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Pitts: 'Poor door' reflects truth we all know

    A few words about the “poor door.”Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Another view: Plan to eradicate poverty a failure

    In January of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood before Congress for the annual State of the Union address and declared a “War on Poverty.”
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:23 pm
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