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  • The sins of the father are visited 10/6/2014

    Autumn, and an old man's fancy turns to -- horror. Bailey was a nice guy. Everybody thought so, especially his clients. Bailey was an insurance ad ...

  • The age of cynicism 10/18/2014

    In Hays, it is green, thanks to a surprising abundance of rainfall and lower summer temperatures. The season of change is evident in areas besides the ...

  • The most important election in your lifetime 10/19/2014

    Do elections matter? The short answer is an emphatic "Yes," even though it's easy to be cynical and disillusioned. In 1974, state Senate President R ...

  • Keeping unfounded reports from 'going viral' 10/19/2014

    So, how scared should we be about the worldwide Ebola virus crisis? For nearly all of us, the answer to that question will come through what we see, ...

  • Officially killing Americans 10/17/2014

    The Food and Drug Administration can make two types of errors. It can approve a drug that has dangerous unanticipated side effects, or it can reject o ...

  • Crumbling Constitution 10/16/2014

    Does the Constitution still matter? When it was written, Ben Franklin said the Founders gave us a republic, "if you can keep it." Few people thought ...

  • Remember to vote on Nov. 4 10/15/2014

    As the 2014 election races toward the finish line Nov.4, candidates from both parties have stooped to their old tricks of slinging mud, name calling a ...

  • You almost feel sorry for Sean Groubert 10/15/2014

    Let us give Sean Groubert every benefit of the doubt. Let us assume he is a good person. Let us assume he is kind to children, well liked by neighbo ...

  • Living on that 70 percent 10/14/2014

    This same-sex marriage business has gotten very complicated and very political very quickly, hasn't it? When you sit down and think it through, it's ...

  • New bullying problem for schools: parents 10/14/2014

    When you visit Brooklyn, you have to be amazed at the number of stoops. They're scenic and historical. These graceful old stairways were often built ...

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