Opinion

Letters to the editor

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Supreme Court issues could have been handled discreetly After carefully following the ‘show trial’ that has been Judge Kavanaugh’s Senate Advise and Consent hearings, I am convinced that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has been assaulted. Not by Brett Kavanaugh 30+ years ago, but 3 months ago ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Everyone is missing the obvious Even if Kavanaugh did grope a girl, at the age of 15 he was a juvenile! Juvenile thieves and murderers have their records purged at the age of 18. A clumsy boy discovering girls can't hold a candle to the horrible crimes that liberals say MUST be forgiven ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: It’s time for some positive news

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So let’s focus on some positive news for a change: A report released last week by the Indiana Department of Child Services shows fatalities from child neglect and abuse fell significantly during the 2016 fiscal year. There were 77 such fatalities during the 12 months ending on June 30, ...

GUEST COLUMN: Favorite Beatle was a complex, controversial person

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I was in fifth grade when Beatlemania erupted in America. It’s hard now to describe what an experience that was. The pandemonium, the screaming girls, the change in how people began to view fashion and of course the music. It seemed everyone had a favorite Beatle and I was no different. I ...

GUEST COLUMN: How the rules of healthy debate have changed

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What did you expect when the New Yorker magazine invited noted conservative intellectual and former Trump aide Steve Bannon to speak at a festival along with other noted but liberal invitees? Within moments of the announcement, social media and the New Yorker’s phone lines was set ablaze by ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Tips for fighting obesity epidemic

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Obesity is one of the most serious health problems in our country. It leads to such conditions as high blood pressure and high blood sugar that can put people at a higher risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes than those with normal weight. A nationwide report released Wednesday by the ...