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Veterans’ service always merits our thanks

It is my understanding that this day of remembrance and honoring is an official United States federal holiday ...

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Dorothy was right

There is within our society an institution whose influence is of such magnitude it has no rival. Neither ...

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New IOW supervisor chair ready for 2015

As the gavel passes into my hand this upcoming year, I grasp it with a realization of the ...

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Farewell

Dear Reader: I have had the grand privilege for the past six years of speaking to you, my ...

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Beat to the punch

The idea came to me with such force just past midnight that only by willpower did I not ...

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We are on your side, Peanut

Having wandered amidst you these many years and seen firsthand the noble battle you have continually waged, we ...

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A matter of perspective

It was a structure built specifically to protect one from the elements and provide comfort for its inhabitants.

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The Rain Dance

Okay, I would rather this not get around. Just between you and I, seeing as we go so ...

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Reducing life to math

We can measure the speed of the earth’s elliptical rotation around the sun and thus determine its exact ...

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The Old Man and the Pea

“The tragedy of old age,” Jane said, “is not that one is old, but that one is young.” ...

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