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  • Spice up your life

    The key to good living is cooking.Whether cooking for yourself or others, preparing a nutritious and ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Is it Mom clean?

    Wow, I think it’s finally sinking in.College kid was home over the weekend. He’s struggling just a l ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • A framework for patient harm

    A group of doctors has decided to rewrite the Hippocratic Oath.The ancient pledge charges physicians ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • A tale of two towns

    On a recent Sunday drive with Ginnie, we entered a town where the houses, for the most part, were in good order, the yards neat and trim, and the neig ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • What goes up doesn’t always come down

    Space and space exploration is having a moment. And why shouldn’t it? There is no activity that is as cost free as an interest in astronomy. All that ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Q&A: Know before you owe

    Q: How can students avoid graduating with an overwhelming debt burden?A: A new school year is underw ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Science is not just for scientists

    When Pope Francis made some recent statements about climate change, some suggested he leave science to the scientists.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • The GOP’s big choice

    Last week, members of the House Oversight Committee grilled Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards over undercover videos linking high-ranking employ ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Carly Fiorina proves you don’t want a CEO for a President

    In 1992, independent candidate Ross Perot chose Admiral James Stockdale, a complete unknown, as his presidential running mate. In his first debate, th ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • City should enforce existing ordinances

    Ben MillerNewtonRecently the city council approved measures to include unenclosed porches/decks to b ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Camp Randall for a day

    To celebrate our eighth wedding anniversary, my husband and I took a brief trip to Madison, Wis. to take in a football game. At the time that I ordere ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • The Crusades

    At the United Nations, where nothing ever really gets done, Russia is calling for a worldwide coalition to crush terrorist groups wherever they may be ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Contact IUB, voice objections to pipeline

    Dave BangertDonnellsonAn important deadline is coming soon for Iowans. In November, the Iowa Utility ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Kelley is a valuable Iowa House member

    Rep. Mark SmithMarshalltownAs Democratic Leader in the Iowa House of Representatives, I’m writing to ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • State should eliminate ‘educator reading’

    Sue AtkinsonBaxterIowa public school educators are struggling to improve reading proficiencies up to ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:46 am
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