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BRIAN DICKERSON: GOP holds Dreamers, sick kids hostage in budget showdown

By BRIAN DICKERSON Guest Columnist (TNS) In the shattering climax of “Sophie’s Choice,” William Styron’s 1979 …

McDANIEL & NORCROSS: To make America great again, focus on the people, not places

By CHRISTINE McDANIEL and EILEEN NORCROSS Guest Columnists (TNS) America’s economy is gaining traction, but you wouldn’t know it in …

KEN GRABOWSKI: ‘The Post’ continues to deliver important messages

KEN GRABOWSKI: ‘The Post’ continues to deliver important messages

NOTE: This column may contain spoilers for the film, “The Post.” Most of the movies tossed at us today are strictly for …

Editorials

GUEST VIEW: After false Hawaii missile alert, emergency warning system must be fixed

The following editorial was published in the San Diego Union-Tribune: (TNS) Saturday’s terrifying experience in Hawaii — in which a …

GUEST VIEW: Paper tariff threatens newspapers’ futures

The following editorial was published in Jan. 14 edition of The Daily Telegram, Adrian: (TNS) The viability of local newspapers, …

Fight Sessions’ pot policy, but don’t ignore other issues

The following editorial was published in the Seattle Times: (TNS) Threatening moves by Attorney General Jeff Sessions against states that …

Letters to the Editor

JUDITH KAY MINTON: Wants to see local schools honor Martin Luther King Jr.

JUDITH KAY MINTON: Wants to see local schools honor Martin Luther King Jr.

TO THE EDITOR: As a former history, government and current events teacher, a lifelong advocate of equality for all, a place maker, a union …

RANDY LIEFFERS: Prevailing wage ‘keeps Michigan’s economy moving forward’

RANDY LIEFFERS: Prevailing wage ‘keeps Michigan’s economy moving forward’

TO THE EDITOR: The demand for skilled workers is growing every day as billions of dollars in new construction projects pop up across the …

CAROL VOIGTS: Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be celebrated in area schools

CAROL VOIGTS: Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be celebrated in area schools

TO THE EDITOR: I am again saddened that none of the Manistee area schools have chosen to mark the national holiday of Martin Luther King …