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Sweepstakes centers crowding industrial park Re: “Sweepstakes centers operate in legal limbo” on Saturday’s front page: In reference to your story in Saturday’s paper, your count was off. There is one in Lucama, one in … more
Don’t limit others’ freedom What seems lost in context is the concept that your rights end where mine begin and vice versa. Neither supersede the other. Play with your guns at your place, but you should be held responsible for any … more
Fulfill America’s promise of hope to refugees My grandfather, Albert Joseph Bialek, came to the United States from Poland in 1910.   Per the Ellis Island website, he boarded the ship Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse in Bremen, Germany … more
When President Trump was selected as the Republican candidate, I was not thrilled. But after eight years of a feckless and lawless president, it was time for a change. The election of Hillary Rodham Clinton would not be a change, but more of the … more
Trump seeks to rule, not govern Re: “Trump protecting U.S., exposing media’s lies,” Feb. 1: Our presidential election is not a contest among little boys shooting marbles where one gets angry, takes his marbles and goes home. … more
Being sentimental without clinging to the past This is not a political statement and it’s not actually a local story, but it’s relevant to everyone everywhere. It’s about the disappointment and sadness when something you like … more
Oppose Trump travel ban? Try unlocking your doors I recently received an email that gave me a different viewpoint on President Trump’s temporary ban to allow citizens from seven Middle East countries into the United States. These … more
Is the Supreme Court too supreme? The U.S. Supreme Court is the premier court in the federal court system, which is one of the three branches of government along with the legislative and executive branches. All federal judges, including the … more
Regulators’ rubber stamp ignores pipeline concerns I’ve been reviewing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s 2,376-page Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. It’s not an easy … more
Democrats put on humiliating display After the events of the last two weeks, if I were a Democrat, I would hang my head in shame. It all started with Democratic congressmen boycotting the inauguration, led by our own Rep. G.K. Butterfield. … more
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