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Back at Bay, Peavey eager to get back on the field as new baseball coach

March 30, 2020, 1:39pm Columns

The stars aligned for Greg Peavey last year. Now, he’s hoping for some celestial help in his first season as the baseball coach at Hudson’s Bay High School. “The first… Read story

Pitts: Americans are surrounded by ordinary heroism

April 3, 2020, 6:01am Columns

My editor groaned when I told her the subject of this column. Read story

Saunders: Mortality on both sides of this

April 2, 2020, 6:01am Columns

In February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention held a conference call on COVID-19 and warned, as The New York Times reported, that 160 million to 214 million Americans could become infected and 200,000 to 1.7 million might die. On March 3, the World Health Organization noted that globally 3.4 percent of those infected with the virus died. Read story

Camden: Partisan jabs lead to klutzy QB talk

April 1, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Government officials and other politicians continue to try navigating life in the time of the coronavirus, during which the efforts of unusual bipartisanship don’t completely mute the traditional brickbats of campaign operations. Read story

Ambrose: Capitalism will help cure virus’s economic ills

March 31, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Look, I know it’s hard to do when the coronavirus is coming after us, but stand up and cheer. The world is better off than ever. People are healthier and living longer. Poverty is shrinking. Hundreds of millions of people have been rescued from misery. People are eating better than ever before, and, believe it or not, that makes them smarter and taller. Read story

Pitts: In Trump they trust

March 30, 2020, 10:41am Columns

“We have it totally under control. It’s going to be just fine.” Read story

Jayne: Party declaration issue resonates

March 29, 2020, 6:02am Columns

A couple weeks ago, seemingly a lifetime in the age of COVID-19, I wrote a column about Washington’s presidential primary. Read story

Rubin: To aid economy, U.S. must follow S. Korea’s lead

March 29, 2020, 6:01am Columns

On Monday, President Trump made clear he’s itching to lift the coronavirus restrictions that have locked down the economy. Read story

Westneat: Virus exposes system’s ills

March 29, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When Republicans met this past week in Congress to talk about showering the nation with a record $2 trillion economic stimulus plan, their concern wasn’t so much whether that was fiscally wise. They were worried how to brand it. Read story

Other Papers Say: Fauci is virus truth-teller we need

March 29, 2020, 6:00am Columns

One of President Donald Trump’s smartest moves in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was naming Dr. Anthony Fauci to the White House’s coronavirus task force. The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Fauci is a public health hero who has led the agency through six presidents and won’t bend the facts or deny science to appease egos. Read story