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  • Road tripping

    This past weekend my family went on a little road trip to the Ozarks for my cousin’s wedding. I began preparing for the trip a few weeks ago, because ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Addressing debt must be a priority

    Rep. Dan KelleyNewtonNow that the Democratic candidates’ are finally occurring, many Americans will ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • A perfect portrait of corporate crime

    If a picture is worth 1,000 words, here’s one worth a thousand times that.It’s a shot of three Volks ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Let’s all be soldiers, even the children

    The thing about America is, anyone can be a hero. It’s like those countries in Africa where one day, you’re hanging around your starving little villag ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • The Newton vs. Newton brothers

    316-727-0710 Wendell 641-521-7197 Clayton Clayton's daughter, Nancy Kingery of Newton, Iowa, said the brothers are long rivals. But typically that ri ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Escaping tyranny

    North Korea is called the “worst place on earth” for good reason. Thousands of people are tortured. Some North Koreans eat rodents to try to survive, ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Junipero Serra’s unsaintly history

    I greeted the pope’s visit with enthusiasm. I might not be Catholic, but I appreciate Francis for his humility, his kindness, and his call for action ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • 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 you h ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • 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
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