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America in need of awakening

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By Kenneth L. McKay

I would like to be labeled by those who know me best as a true member of the Christian persuasion who has made many mistakes down the road of life, which prevents any degree of self-righteousness; however, after a period of repentance, I realize that that morality and virtue are the bedrock upon which good character is built.

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Kudos for Super Bowl commercial

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By A.J. Chilson

I applaud Coca-Cola for featuring a same-sex couple holding hands with their child in its recent Super Bowl commercial.

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The Whiner Olympics

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
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The Whiner Olympics

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Interview with the groundhog

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Bob Buckel

"Sure, I can talk. Once all the hooplah is over, I've got tons of time. Oh, wait - what's that, Shirley? Ah ... sorry, but I do have a pedicure at 3. But it's no problem."

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Cherish the time you have

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

It's never easy when someone you love is sick - real sick. And while not as hard, its a bit more awkward when you are a third party to the moments breaking the heart of someone you love.

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Endorsement for GOP candidates

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Debi Porter

I have never written a letter to the editor before, but I have gotten much more involved in politics locally because I believe in our system.

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Visit a veteran on Valentine’s

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Jeff Milligan

This Valentine's Day, many veterans who fought to preserve our freedoms will be hospitalized, receiving the medical care they earned, but separated from the homes and communities they defended.

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Even the geese are snowbirding

Published Saturday, February 8, 2014
By Irene Wilson

Did I mention I don't really love winter? ... and today is BRRRR Rabbit!

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Puppy Love

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Puppy Love

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America is beautiful in any language

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Brian Knox

Something interesting happened during Sunday's Super Bowl. It certainly wasn't the game, which resulted in a blowout victory for the Seattle Seahawks over the Denver Broncos.

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President’s annual address draws reactions

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst posted similar takes on President Obama's annual State of the Union address, televised live Jan. 28.

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Prom: The payback has begun

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Doris Goodwin

I received a phone call from my favorite (and only) daughter this week, telling me she and her 16-year-old daughter had just been shopping for a prom dress.

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Buddhists: Great example, great coverage

Published Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Ken Bateman

The Messenger's Jan. 29 front-page piece, "The American dream through Buddhist eyes" was very enjoyable.

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Get Your Act Together

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
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Get Your Act Together

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It’s Denver by a hair

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Bob Buckel

Predicting the winner of Sunday's Super Bowl is a major industry right now. I'm not a gambler (other than the fact that I drive) but I checked the odds and as I write, the Denver Broncos are 3-point favorites over the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's game.

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Cancer: Fighting to the finish

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

This year marks seven years since we lost our grandmother.

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How about a compassionate pro-life stand?

Published Saturday, February 1, 2014
By Cathryn Salinger

In response to the "Pro-Life" letter by Ted H. Shaw: You "highly recommend a return to the Bible." I couldn't agree with you more.

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The Tonight Show Rule

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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The Tonight Show Rule

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Lessons from Erma

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Kristen Tribe

When I was a kid, I wanted to be Erma Bombeck. She was funny. Even as a 10-year-old I recognized that.

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Perry touches on pot policy in international forum

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Ed Sterling

With the end of his longevity record of 14 years as governor less than a year away, Rick Perry took part in policy discussions at the 2014 World Economic Forum Jan. 21-25 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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