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September 23, 2009 RSS feed / Opinion


September 28th is take-your-child-to-the-dinner-table day, an event designed to help parents recog­nize the value and importance of sitting down with their children over a meal. More...

Health-care debate raises serious questions

Dear Editor, Mr. Hessing uses a very valid viewpoint in stating, decisions should be made with rational judgment of the mind and not on feeling, emotion or whim.   More...

Retired employees need Congress to ensure their health-care benefits

Dear Editor: If members of Congress and the White House institute a sweeping change in the country’s health-care system, they need to guarantee that retirees who already spent a lifetime earning and pre-paying their benefits are protected. More...


by Kevin Eastwood
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Reader appreciates reminder of "Our Lost"

Dear Editor: Your “Our Lost” tribute to our own 9/11 World Trade Center victims was timely and to the point. We owe so much to those that defend our freedoms and I would like to thank you for reminding us that freedom is not free. More...

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