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CYNTHIA M. ALLEN: On Confederate symbols, the slope is getting slippery

By CYNTHIA M. ALLEN Guest Columnist (TNS) The debate over the future of our nation’s Confederate past has been raging for some time. And …

In Michigan, LGBT residents forced to wait for equality

By NANCY KAFFER Guest Columnist (TNS) It seemed like a long shot from the jump. Civil rights advocates have worked for years to expand …

SARAH HOWARD: Blessings Box helps anyone in need

SARAH HOWARD: Blessings Box helps anyone in need

By SARAH HOWARD Senior Center Director I hope you are doing well on this beautiful warm weekend. I think in Michigan, summer should start …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: The power of new social media to reinforce

The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sept. 16: (TNS) A psychology study published recently in the …

GUEST VIEW: Government agencies unjustly withholding public records

The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Sept. 21: (TNS) Here’s an alarming new threat to the public’s right to …

GUEST VIEW: Why we politicize everything

The following editorial appeared in The Gazette on Sept. 20: (TNS) The divisive political infestation of sports and entertainment prompts …

Letters to the Editor

PATRICK McDUFF: A rare chance to hear another point of view

PATRICK McDUFF: A rare chance to hear another point of view

TO THE EDITOR: I feel that many of us have been fooled and ruled, not represented, by the Democratic and Republican parties for far too …

Reader: Is voter fraud really happening?

Reader: Is voter fraud really happening?

TO THE EDITOR: We need to write to our elected officials. Currently a group formed by President Donald Trump is meeting on voter fraud. …

GARY PATULSKI: Questions actions of city administration

GARY PATULSKI: Questions actions of city administration

TO THE EDITOR: Years of frivolous spending on nonessential items is once again forcing the city further in debt. The city now intends to …