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1 hr ago | CNN

Opinion: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Penitents in San Fernando, Philippines, hang from wooden crosses on Good Friday, April 18, as they take part in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.


Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Holidays, Philippines, World News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Spain,

5 hrs ago |

Opinion: The downside to full disclosure for campaign contributions

On the one hand, of course money is speech. For most citizens, contributing to politicians or causes is the most effective way to augment and amplify speech with which they agree.


Related Topix: US News

9 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

Opinion on Golf Scores: Walking vs. Riding

I'd like to hear people's opinions regarding whether scoring well in a round of golf is in someway diminished if you rode in a cart for the entire round.


12 hrs ago | Leighton Buzzard Online

A hoe a day helps keep weeds away

Unfortunately that includes the weeds! The good news is that if you catch them now you really will lessen your work over the coming months.


Related Topix: Weather

Thu Apr 17, 2014


'Common sense' vs. the NRA

A U.S. Park Police helicopter removes a man from the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013.


Related Topix: National Rifle Association (NRA), Outdoor Recreation, US News

The Sand Trap

Personal stories about vaccinating your kids? Opinions?

Failure to vaccinate a child should be considered child endangerment. There is no argument based in logic against vaccination.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Family, Kids

Detroit Free Press

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Sorry, NFL team with the racist name, dignity isn't for sale

That, supposedly, was the price Gov. Peter Minuit paid American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625.


Wisbech Standard

MP Steve Barclay launches petitions both for and against Chatteris...

North East Cambs MP Steve Barclay has set up petitions both in favour and opposing plans for an anaerobic digestion plant in Chatteris.


Related Topix: Cambridgeshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

News Democrat

Government as innovator? You bet

Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cascade teen charged with attempted murder

CASCADE, Md. >> The Washington County Sheriff's Office has charged a 17-year-old as an adult with attempted murder.


Related Topix: Cascade, MD, Washington County, MD


Opinion: We abandon many children

This graphic illustrates the outcomes for many children who "age out" of foster care at 18 with little or no resources.


Related Topix: Prison

Cape Cod Times

Many lessons to be learned in incident of dog bite

I am writing to express both dismay for the woman whose lower lip was bitten off by her boyfriend's new pit bull mix last week and dismay for the dog, which is awaiting his fate in the pound.


Wed Apr 16, 2014


Opinion: How Paul Ryan's budget fails

The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, State of the Union, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Straits Times

High-speed railway perils and promise

The two countries must decide on pressing fundamentals. These include the ownership, financing and operating models, as well as the project structure.


The Miami Herald

A sampling of editorials from around New York

The New York Daily News on the proposal to hold a parade in Manhattan for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Television, Publishing, Media, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

The Columbus Dispatch

Abortions also take our best and brightest

All the fuss over the loss of brainpower caused by the lack of work visas for highly educated foreign students makes me wonder how much brainpower has been lost by the 50 million to 60 million abortions performed in this country in the past several years, with little or no fuss at all.


Wiltshire Times

Bishop Ed spends night in Wiltshire Downs hut to show solidarity with world's displaced

The Bishop of Ramsbury, the Rt Rev Ed Condry, at the shepherd's hut on the Wiltshire Downs he spent last night in The Bishop of Ramsbury, the Rt Rev Ed Condry, spent a night in a shepherd's hut on the Wiltshire Downs yesterday to raise the profile of those around the world fleeing conflict and living in poverty and fear.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England,

Be grateful for teachers who care

A student of his was losing ground academically, his work poor, his grades declining.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

The Republic

Excerpts from recent Indiana newspaper editorials

If you're mailing a check to the Indiana Department of Revenue today, you might already have pondered the disconnect between how much you're paying in state and local taxes and the tax-cut boasting you hear from state officials.


Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Tax, US Governors, Mike Pence

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Final Call

Don't mention Louis Farrakhan's name in concert with murderers or accused murderers

The news cycle April 14 was filled with reports of the murders of three people in Overland Park, Kan., that we condemn and all self-respecting and civilized people would repudiate.


Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Passover, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law