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  • What patriotism means to local students

    In last week's edition of the ReminderNews, we ran excerpts from the first-place winners of the patriotic essay competition run by the South Windsor Patriotic Commission in each grade category. What follows is excerpts from the second- and third-place...
  • Tony Gwynn's death and baseball's dirty habit

    SAN FRANCISCO Bruce Bochy had his first taste of chewing tobacco at age 18. He thought he was doing something smart. "We thought it was a safe alternative to smoking," the San Francisco Giants manager said last week. "We didn't realize how dangerous it...
  • Carnegie Medals go to Doris Kearns Goodwin and Donna Tartt

    Carnegie Medals go to Doris Kearns Goodwin and Donna Tartt
    The American Library Assn.'s Carnegie Medals were presented in Las Vegas on Sunday. Donna Tartt took the fiction prize for her novel "The Goldfinch," and Doris Kearns Goodwin was awarded the nonficiton prize for "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt,...
  • Ex-Im Bank and the bigger fight against cronyism

    Few Americans know much about the Export-Import Bank, and yet this obscure government agency is currently the focus of intense debate in the nation's capital. So what gives? At the most practical level, lawmakers must decide whether to reauthorize Ex-Im'...
  • Burbank school officials tackle maintenance projects

    The Burbank Unified school district plans to spend more than $5 million in deferred maintenance funds to paint walls, replace floors and tackle other projects during the 2014-15 fiscal year in a move to free-up bond funds for new facility upgrades. As...
  • National Jerky Day: #MeatRushmore, a Mt. Rushmore replica made of jerky

    National Jerky Day: #MeatRushmore, a Mt. Rushmore replica made of jerky
    Thursday is National Jerky Day, and to celebrate, Jack Link's jerky has created some familiar faces out of jerky. The Wisconsin-based company constructed a giant replica of Mount Rushmore, bringing together George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore...
  • Most Borrowed at the BCPL

    Below are the most borrowed titles at the Baltimore County Public Library for the month of May. Children's Fiction 1. "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck" Kinney, Jeff 2. "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" Kinney, Jeff 3. "Wonder" Palacio, R. J....
  • Letter: Act now to protect our planet

    I strongly support President Barack Obama's announcement last week of the first ever national carbon emission reduction goals. These regulations will reduce emissions from power plants of greenhouse gases that are the predominant cause of climate...
  • Mr. Kagan and the ruin of ideas

    The neo-conservative commentator, Robert Kagan, co-founder in 1997 of the Project for a New American Century, and after that institution crashed amidst the ruins of Iraq, founder of its 2009 successor, the Foreign Policy Initiative, is continuing his...
  • Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public

    Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public
    In the spring of 1920, it seemed to dawn on President Woodrow Wilson that his debilitating stroke months earlier had not only hurt him politically. It had also harmed the country. He confided in his close friend, the White House physician, Cary T....
  • D-Day, the Sixth of June: 'He don't know where, he don't know when'

    A scrap of childhood doggerel has become only a memory of a memory by now. They say that's the way the little gray cells record and re-record memories, taping over the previous one and changing it here and there each time it's rehearsed. By now that...
  • Allison DeFoor: For Florida's future, Amendment 1 a good bet

    I am not a liberal; just an Florida Cracker. That is why I am voting for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment.  I support Amendment 1 because, without raising new taxes, it will enhance drinking water sources, manage fish and wildlife...