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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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As an actuary who spent most of my career in support of federal pension regulation, I am never comfortable with those who wish to use tax policy to turn much-needed pension provision into estate-building vehicles. Read more

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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In 1985 while playing a pickup game of softball, I chased down a foul ball. Even though it hit the ground and there was no play to be made, I charged the ball hard and stuck my left leg in the ground and leaned, apparently awkwardly, with my... Read more

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I wonder at times if Americans have gotten too caught up in the current day hustle and bustle of life to reflect on what a great country we are privileged to call home. Read more

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The month of July has been a special month in the hearts of American patriots for a very long time. Read more

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The first Democrat presidential debates for 2020 have been announced, and it sounds more like a 2-card, free-for-all mud wrestling event than a professional interview process for selecting the party’s ultimate candidate. Read more

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There are many words in many languages to describe what it means to be a father. Read more

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At a time when the concept of “fake media” and media bias has become so rampant, I would like to suggest to Mr. Alexander that he take a lesson from media sources like NPR and PBS which bend over backward to present the news as evenhandedly as... Read more

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We’ve witnessed some remarkable changes in the media landscape over the last decade. Read more

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I was taught as a young child that hatred is an emotional cancer that ultimately leads to nothing but regrettable actions and generally has a way of circling back around to unintended consequences. Read more

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Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

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On behalf of the entire staff here at The Sun, we join with all the daughters and sons wishing mom a beautiful day. Read more

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Flying these days is always an adventure. Read more

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A nation’s wealth has always come from having products to build and sell. That holds true in small communities and cities across the country. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry, and this column will wrap up the series as I explain why we approach newspapering from a different perspective. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry and this column will continue along that same line. Read more

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Last week’s column on the status of the newspaper industry was devoted to the change in ownership from local to that of outside investment firms. This week, I’ll address the issue of online replacing the hometown newspaper. Read more

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We’re all guilty when it comes to pushing off the tough tasks to a later date. Our government entities are far worse when it comes to kicking the can down the road. Read more

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As another summer draws to an end and the days grow shorter, we try to squeeze in those summertime activities before the season changes, and we’ll soon find ourselves anxiously awaiting summer 2020. Read more

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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From New York to California, Iowa to Louisiana, high-profile shootings have robbed America of the men and women that have sworn to protect their communities. Read more

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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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In 1985 while playing a pickup game of softball, I chased down a foul ball. Even though it hit the ground and there was no play to be made, I charged the ball hard and stuck my left leg in the ground and leaned, apparently awkwardly, with my... Read more

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I wonder at times if Americans have gotten too caught up in the current day hustle and bustle of life to reflect on what a great country we are privileged to call home. Read more

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The month of July has been a special month in the hearts of American patriots for a very long time. Read more

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The first Democrat presidential debates for 2020 have been announced, and it sounds more like a 2-card, free-for-all mud wrestling event than a professional interview process for selecting the party’s ultimate candidate. Read more

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There are many words in many languages to describe what it means to be a father. Read more

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We’ve witnessed some remarkable changes in the media landscape over the last decade. Read more

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Dan Alexander headshot.jpg

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I was taught as a young child that hatred is an emotional cancer that ultimately leads to nothing but regrettable actions and generally has a way of circling back around to unintended consequences. Read more

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Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Read more

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On behalf of the entire staff here at The Sun, we join with all the daughters and sons wishing mom a beautiful day. Read more

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Flying these days is always an adventure. Read more

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A nation’s wealth has always come from having products to build and sell. That holds true in small communities and cities across the country. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry, and this column will wrap up the series as I explain why we approach newspapering from a different perspective. Read more

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The past few weeks I’ve been addressing issues with the newspaper industry and this column will continue along that same line. Read more

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Last week’s column on the status of the newspaper industry was devoted to the change in ownership from local to that of outside investment firms. This week, I’ll address the issue of online replacing the hometown newspaper. Read more

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Another story hit the wire service recently about a small town newspaper in Waynesville, Missouri, that was forced to close last fall and the repercussions now being felt in the entire county. Read more

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    Dan Alexander is the publisher of Sun Community News

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    In Memory of Doc - Emma Cee, left, and Susie Allott approach the finish line at the 35th Annual Doc Lopez Run for Health, held on Saturday, March 21 in Keene Valley and Elizabethtown.