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Pitts: As death toll mounts, Trump keeps tweeting

May 29, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Always before, there have been words. Read story

Saunders: States’ rights are so last month

May 28, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Last week, President Donald Trump did what he does worst — he took to Twitter to type two tweets that threatened to withhold federal funds from Michigan and Nevada because he doesn’t like what state officials are doing to facilitate mail-in voting. Read story

Camden: Choices aplenty on primary ballot

May 27, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Washington voters are unlikely to complain about their lack of choices for governor this year. They can choose among 36 people who want the job, a record for a statewide race. Read story

Ambrose: Obama, Cuomo, Trump and virus

May 26, 2020, 6:01am Columns

They don’t know what they are doing. That’s what President Barack Obama said about U.S. leaders in charge of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. He was giving online speeches at commencement events around the country with discomforting rhetoric, but was nicer than usual. He mentioned no names. Read story

Pitts: Memorial Day time to remember steep cost of freedom

May 25, 2020, 6:05am Columns

And Memorial Day comes around once more. Read story

McManus: Trump’s coronavirus numbers can’t be trusted

May 25, 2020, 6:03am Columns

On May 19, the number of confirmed deaths in the United States from COVID-19 neared 92,000. By the end of this week, the number is likely to rise past 100,000. It will be an arbitrary milepost, but still a painful one. Read story

McFeatters: Time for year-round school

May 25, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It’s time for the United States to join the rest of the world. When schools reopen for in-person learning, American children should go to school year-round. Read story

Harrop: Pandemic complicates grieving

May 25, 2020, 6:01am Columns

I just lost a dear elderly friend to cancer. Home hospice workers kept him comfortable. He spent his final weeks watching spring unfold in the outdoor Eden he had nurtured for decades. He died peacefully at night with me present. Read story

Jayne: Gen Z graduates into new world

May 24, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Advice, like youth, is probably wasted on the young. Read story

Local View: Quality child care benefits everyone

May 24, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The coronavirus has impacted every aspect of our daily lives. We wait and hope for a return to some sense of normalcy. We are cautiously optimistic that businesses will start to rebuild, our economy will begin to grow and that those furloughed or laid off will get back to work. Access to affordable child care will be an essential component of our economic recovery. Read story