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March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Editorials

House bill would shorten time for voter registration

A bill introduced by Rep. Wes Long of Guntersville that would shorten the time all Alabamians could register to vote was passed out of a House Committee last week and sent to the floor for consideration by the entire House of Representatives.  More...

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Minimum wage hike consequences

A ctions often have unintended consequences. And this will be the likely outcome if Congress follows through on President Obama’s request gradually to raise the minimum wage to $9.00 from the current $7.25.  More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Am I a preservationist?

When I saw last week’s Clarke County Democrat with the front page picture of one of Grove Hill’s few historic homes being demolished, it broke my heart. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Might need that new happiness pill

March 9, 1960 M edical science has come up with a new kind of pill that beats the tranquilizers up one side and down the other. All a tranquilizer can do is to make you tranquil or peaceful. More...