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Updated at 8:40 AM

It’s been three weeks now since we lost an hour to embark on another round of daylight saving time. I’m just beginning to get used to it. Every time my wife asks if I’ve done something she asked me to do earlier, I explain that I’d have gotten to it already but for that hour we never had. I know we pushed the clocks ahead March 8, but that means we’re still running an hour behind. If the world survives, not a given the way...

Updated at 11:32 PM

Warren should runAmerica is tired of dynastic leaders, and we need new energy to guide the country.Elizabeth Warren has been a champion for the people, and unlike Hillary Clinton, is not invested in relationship...

Posted Mar 29, 2015 at 11:01 PM

I admit I am perpetually perplexed about our inability to extract ourselves from the swamp of the Middle East. It’s a labyrinth of tribes and religious sectarianism and internecine wars and deeply complex cultural beliefs, all of which we...

Posted Mar 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Yes indeed, the City Council is to be praised for its dedication to listening over two long years to the transient visitor guest accommodations in residential areas! (Tidings, March 25). I was proud to speak to my town's council, a feeling that...

Posted Mar 27, 2015 at 11:01 PM

One day I was leaving the Shop ’n’ Kart parking lot and a young man — perhaps 25 — was standing near the street holding a hand-lettered cardboard sign that said, “FAILING AT LIFE.” I gave him $5 and drove...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 7:41 AM

Republicans hailed the budget resolutions released this week by the House and Senate as a blueprint for addressing the urgent problem of what to do for the poor and middle class once they become rich.“When was the last time...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 6:44 AM

A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on...

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Don't eat any animalsI would like to thank Lisa Frost for bringing the “dog meat trade” to the public’s attention.However, I would like to remind your readers that many animals consumed by...

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

One of the issues that make Americans squirm in their chairs of late is the ongoing ethical debate surrounding the use of military drones.In the grand tradition of bizarre industrial naming rituals, the most popular drone in the U.S. fleet...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 7:38 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.The passing of...

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The good news about Hannah Thomas-Garner in the Tidings on March 9 included one line that was chilling: “Of the 28 runaway reports in Ashland in 2014 ... this one got the most attention.”Hannah didn’t come downstairs...

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