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Opinion: Breaking good for the soul

Since high school decades ago, Spring Break has been a ritual. Some years were certainly more elaborate and others more austere. But annually. just as the icy grip of winter was about to release...

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Opinion: Self-deposit box

I love where I bank. It’s a branch inside of a big supermarket. I can make a modest withdrawal, then go, and blow every penny in the cookie aisle. The tellers at the window...

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Opinion: Never forget

Commentary by Ed Offerman While Americans remember the 1st anniversary of the Boston Bombing most are unaware of the 100th anniversary of an important battle in US Navy & Marine Corps history.  On April...

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Opinion: Is Pence priming the pump for run?

Did it strike you, too, as interesting, if not semi-curious, that Gov. Mike Pence spoke last week at the notable Hotel Adlon by Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate? He ripped Russian aggression and fairly demanded the...

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Opinion: A vacation from motherhood

I think everyone would agree that this past winter was a tough one. Long, cold, and way too many school cancellations and delays. As a teacher, I desperately needed this Spring Break just to...

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Opinion: Hypocrisy in the springtime

As you may know, President Barack Obama is once again leading from behind and is reaching for the same tired arguments of the past in hopes of Democrats gaining ground in the upcoming midterm...

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Opinion: Net tricks

My wife and I went on a binge last week. If you think I’m talking about an eating binge, you’ve never seen how thin we both are. If you think I mean a shopping...

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Column: Prognostication

As much as we humans are the same (our tolerance for climate, days without water and isolation from each other fall into narrow bands), we take a near excessive pride in our distinctions. Amused...