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Camden: State wants to give pot a boost

March 1, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana a little more than 10 years ago, people of a certain age wondered about the switch from the realm of “Dazed and Confused” to the brave new world of state-sponsored and state-regulated pot. Read story

Harrop: Limiting libraries won’t stop smut

March 1, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Some time ago, I worked after school and during summers at my town’s public library. My supervisor was Mrs. Fowkes, a stunning grandmother who, in summer, wore straw hats with flowers. Read story

McManus: Carter presidency a lesson for Biden

February 28, 2023, 6:01am Columns

History isn’t kind to one-term presidents, at least in the short run. Read story

Ambrose: Helping Ukraine may help world

February 28, 2023, 6:01am Columns

It is a time of Russia indulging in nuke talk, yanking people out of prisons to replace the dead soldiers in Ukrainian battlefields and China saying it just might hand Russia more fighting tools. Read story

Granderson: Alerts about spending at gun stores logical

February 27, 2023, 6:03am Columns

The Florida Legislature has started hearings on Senate Bill 214, a measure that would ban flagging unusual gun purchases made with credit cards. Read story

Other Papers Say: Curtail spread of fake news

February 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

About 500 hours of video gets uploaded to YouTube every minute. The online video-sharing platform houses more than 800 million videos and is the second-most visited site in the world, with 2.5 billion active monthly users. Read story

Skelton: Carter was good fit for post-Watergate America

February 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

‘My name is Jimmy Carter, and I’m running for president.” And he’d grin. Always that friendly, down-home grin. Read story

Bernstein: Republican party factions a loss for all

February 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Extremist Republicans didn’t waste time bashing President Joe Biden’s surprise visit last week to Kyiv. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia called the trip “incredibly insulting,” while Florida Republican Matt Gaetz tweeted that Biden was “ditching America for Ukraine.” Read story

Jayne: Secession plan cuts off nose

February 26, 2023, 6:02am Columns

We’ve heard it before at the state level, this idea that a political and constitutional divorce is the only solution to our irreconcilable differences. Read story

Local View: Rent control makes for healthier communities

February 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When my husband and I carefully planned for our retirement, we didn’t anticipate rent gouging. I have been a nurse for 43 years. I’m still working for Veterans Affairs as a nurse case manager. When my husband retired from his career as a business owner in 2019, we sold our… Read story