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October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Editorials

Don't laugh at me

I'm a little boy with glasses, the one they call a 'geek' A little girl who never smiles 'cause I got braces on my teeth And I know how it feels to cry myself to sleep I'm that kid on every playground who's always chosen last More...

Proposed $700 billion bailout fails Monday

Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Paulson, and Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, have proposed a plan to bail out Wall Street. More...

Make sure you go vote


If you live in council district 1, we hope you will go to the polling place and vote next Tuesday. Less than 20 votes separated the three candidates. You personally know more than 16 people, so that shows just how close this race will be. More...

Bailout problems I see

From the Editor's Desk

I'm no economist and I'm certainly no politician, but I have a pretty good "stupid detector" and it's pegged off the charts at a few things I've read about the bailout this week. More...

Interesting stuff on back page

Ramblin' Roses and Flyin' Bricks

October 1, 1958 Ialways say that the most interesting news items are found over in the back pages of a newspaper. More...


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