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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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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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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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New York state is a large, diverse and sometimes misunderstood state. Read more

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I’ll bet you’re thinking the same as me. I’ve had enough of the winter weather already. Read more

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The last time I touched on the national debt, we were only a mere $18.4 trillion in the hole. Last week, we passed $22 trillion. Read more

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We are all a product of our life experiences. Read more

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

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There are so many things observed and experienced the longer you have the opportunity to hang around this good old earth. When you are a child or even a young adult, the more mature adults called it the “wisdom of age.” Read more

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For nearly 40 years, I’ve heard presidents, senators as well as congressmen and congresswomen from both sides of the aisle talk about the border crisis and the need to reform our immigration system. Read more

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