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February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

A poster boy for background checks

Jimmy Lee Dykes, a deranged 65-yearold from Midland City, Ala. has made himself into a national poster boy for congressional action to require background checks for those who purchase handguns. More...

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Smart Banking

A new health insurance model?

I ndividuals who own automobiles must have insurance on them. And most of them understand how the system works. Automobile insurance companies reward good behavior and penalize inappropriate activities by adjusting the premiums. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Singing the praises of “Downton Abbey”

I don’t know who Dennis and Darlene Shively are, but I, along with multitudes of other Downton Abbey fans owe them a debt of gratitude. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Might pay to see how the radio preacher did it

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