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Opinion: TV daze!

Back in the ’50s, I’d plop down in front of the TV and watch shows like “Gunsmoke,” “What’s My Line,” or “The Jack Benny Program.” Deciding what to watch was simple. I looked through...

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Opinion: Teeth-chattering change

I don’t like change. Maybe it’s my sense of order and predilection towards the mundane, but varying from routine makes me anxious, particularly when I don’t initiate it. I also can’t stand going to...

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Opinion: In search of a problem

Were it not for the millions of dollars wasted and hundreds of people harmed by the debacle, one could be amused by the recent flap associated with the aborted legislative actions by the good...

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Opinion: When silence is not golden

Most of us probably forgot about the silence with which congressional investigators were greeted when they asked then Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton if she used a private e-mail account while in that...

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Opinion: Correcting the record

Commentary by Bill Hammer, CRC President I am not one who enjoys the constant tit-for-tat that one sees on Twitter or some online message boards. But in this era of misinformation and politics, I...

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Opinion: A few facts are in order

Commentary by Diana Cordray I would appreciate the opportunity to respond to the City Council candidate who made negative comments about the office of the Clerk Treasurer.  Of course, all are entitled to their...

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Letter: Librarians serve in modern days

Editor,  In today’s information-rich world, knowledge is literally at our fingertips. With a few keystrokes into a smartphone or computer, we’re inundated with Google results – ideas, opinions, and so-called “facts.”  Author Neil Gaiman...

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Opinion: Book for seniors or dummies?

I didn’t see the point of owning another electronic gadget, especially since I am still unskilled in the smart phone and computer I already have. Then I saw iPad For Seniors, For Dummies. I...