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Freedom matters

We hope everyone had a happy and safe Fourth of July. Before the 238th anniversary of the nation's founding recedes too far in the rear-view mirror, we want to ask a question. Does freedom still matter? ...
Published: 07/08/14

Big boost during Better Hearing-Speech Month

May, which is Better Hearing and Speech Month, gives organizations such as Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and to promote treatment that can improve the quality of life fo...
Published: 07/08/14

Letters to the editor, July 5

Thanks, community
Published: 07/08/14

At the IRS, stuff happens

Lois Lerner managed to contain her disappointment when she learned in 2011 that she had lost two years' worth of emails — forever. After being told that her data was being sent to the “hard drive cemetery,” never to return, Lerner r...
Published: 07/01/14

Letters to the editor, July 2

Worry about U.S.
Published: 07/01/14

Another mosquito-borne disease goes viral

A new virus transmitted by mosquitoes has been making headlines and getting the attention of public health and mosquito-control professionals. This virus is called chikungunya — pronounced chik-un-GUN-ya — and is spread by the bite of an ...
Published: 07/01/14

Holy cow

Regarding last week’s decision by school officials to remove a book from the eighth-grade reading list at John Long Middle School because it contains written content of a sexual nature, allow us to offer a couple of observations.
Published: 07/01/14

Quick! Hail to the Redskins

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s contribution to the Washington Redskins debate is pettifogging absurdity in the service of rank politically correct bullying.
Published: 06/27/14

In praise of quixotic write-in insurgencies

Regular as clockwork, a spoiler attempting to close a primary showed up just before the noon deadline for qualifying Friday, only to be tripped up by the very statute he was attempting to exploit.
Published: 06/27/14

Beyond belief

As regular visitors to this space know, we miss no opportunity to poke fun at the federal government's penchant for clinging desperately to the trailing edge of technology. So it might be understandable that we might hear of the latest tech-related f...
Published: 06/27/14

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