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Posted Jul 2, 2015 at 2:30 PM

As has been shown to me time and time again, love is the best medicine.

Updated Jul 2, 2015 at 11:58 AM

“Unacceptable,” is how President François Hollande of France describes current revelations regarding extensive spying by the United States government. Wikileaks files regarding France published in June reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)...

Posted Jun 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Many of the other speakers cautioned us to be aware of our responsibilities to be good role models. We need to teach young people to contribute to America by working on civic committees, helping others, and serving our country.

Posted Jun 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM

The Sulphur Land Use Commission has quite a task before them: Creating order where there was none before. City administration, public works officials, community members and others are now working on a comprehensive zoning plan.

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 1:19 PM

The 2016 presidential election grows closer by the minute. Can you feel the excitement?Neither can I.

Updated Jun 14, 2015 at 7:55 PM

Even as local government budgets become leaner, policy makers struggle to balance the ledger. One area of spending continues to be a burden with no real end in sight—corrections.

Updated Jun 10, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Turkey’s electorate has voted for democracy and the rule of law over incipient dictatorship, a most positive development. In June 7 parliamentary elections, the Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) was abandoned by many voters. The ruling...

Posted Jun 10, 2015 at 2:30 PM

I was already driving five miles over the speed limit. I was not going to drive any faster. This was apparently unacceptable to my new friend. He made this known by attempting to pass me several times, only to be foiled by inconsiderate people...

Updated Jun 10, 2015 at 9:36 AM

Question: Can I crush drugs that I have difficulty swallowing?Answer: It’s best to ask your pharmacist. Extended release medications are designed to release the drug over time or at certain time intervals.

Posted Jun 4, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Finally! At a time when many families are one paycheck away from bankruptcy, what this country really needs is for someone to tap into those aspects of human nature that made coliseum fighting so popular in Rome of long ago.

Posted Jun 2, 2015 at 1:00 PM

During my adult life, the chance of my reading the Bible when someone called me would have been about one-in-a-million. Fortunately, for the sake of my spiritual health, the odds have changed.

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