• Prosecutors in Georgia to seek death penalty in Atlanta-area spa shootings which killed 8 12 May 2021 11:00 On Tuesday, prosecutors in Georgia said they would seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting eight people at Atlanta-area spas, charging the suspect with committing hate crimes. 22-year-old Robert Aaron Long was indicted on murder …
  • Pound Advances As U.K. GDP Beats Forecasts 12 May 2021 10:59 The pound appreciated against its major rivals in the European session on Wednesday, as the U.K. economy grew more than forecast in March. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that GDP rose 2.1 percent month-on-month in March, the fastest …
  • Editorial: Step forward for affordable rentals 12 May 2021 10:51 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! The pandemic’s upending of Hawaii’s economy is intensifying the glaring light on our long-standing affordable rental housing crisis. In September, when the state launched its Rent …
  • Filming police interactions isn’t obstruction, it’s ensuring justice | Editorial 12 May 2021 10:49 In a 2-1 vote last week, the appeal court in West Palm Beach upheld the arrest of a woman named Sharron Tasha Ford who filmed Boynton Beach officers detaining her minor son after he sneaked into a movie theater without paying for a ticket. Officers told …
  • Editorial: Transparency lacking on COVID goals 12 May 2021 10:28
  • Editorial: We now have doubts about this latest state plan 12 May 2021 10:27 Whether it’s a town or a tiny business, small employers desperately need affordable health insurance. Up to now, we have supported the state’s efforts to provide that insurance. The latest attempt, however, looks costly for customers and risky for a state …
  • Expressing appreciation to our nurses | Editorial 12 May 2021 09:56 With the global pandemic has come a renewed appreciation for the dedication of medical professionals. Even before hospitals were maxed out with gravely ill COVID-19 patients, nurses and doctors worked long, grueling hours, giving care to those during their …
  • EDITORIAL: Commencement about graduating seniors 12 May 2021 07:49 As we head down the stretch of a school year unlike any before it, plans are being finalized for how local schools will honor the graduating class of seniors. And because – while we are making great progress on the fight against COVID-19 and more and more …
  • Sonia Gandhi took note of 'Saamana' view on Assembly polls: Shiv Sena 12 May 2021 06:40 MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday said Maharashtra Congress leaders may say that they do not read Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', but Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had taken note of its article which asked why her party could not defeat the incumbent …
  • EDITORIAL — It’s election season and the truth matters now more than ever 12 May 2021 06:04 The very first edition of The Observer: May 14, 1887. File image This week, this newspaper marks its 134th anniversary. The very first issue of The Arlington Observer was a single, front & back, broadsheet dated May 14, 1887. And, that makes us the …
  • EDITORIAL: County shouldn’t back off plan to ease virus mandates 12 May 2021 04:31 The county should move forward with its plan to continue easing COVID mandates regardless of whether we reach an arbitrary shot count by an arbitrary date. Clark County officials have said they’ll further relax virus restrictions on June 1 if 60 percent of …
  • EDITORIAL COMMENT : Who will guard the guardians? 12 May 2021 04:17 The Herald Any large-scale anti-corruption drive, such as the one Zimbabwe is pursuing, will generate a lot of social commentary, rumour, innuendo and perhaps even corruption among the hunters. At present one official of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption …
  • Editorial: Pakistan must continue to follow a balanced policy in the Middle East 12 May 2021 03:56 PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan has concluded a productive visit to Saudi Arabia at a time when bilateral relations between the two countries required a much-needed boost. According to official accounts, the prime minister held wide-ranging talks with the crown …
  • #FOCUSRACIALJUSTICE: EDITORIAL: Racial Equity in Journalism 12 May 2021 03:55 Over the past year, calls for reform to promote racial equity and hold perpetrators of racial prejudice accountable have taken public conversation in the United States and beyond by storm. Elected officials, corporations, entertainment studios and others …
  • Editorial – Rainy day thoughts 12 May 2021 01:15 Jeff Burgar What if they held a war, and nobody came? Saying is so old we can’t really remember how it goes exactly. Bringing it up to date, what if oil went to $100 per barrel and nobody wanted to drill for more? Or how about, what if they wanted to hire …
  • [EDITORIAL] Or You Could Just Keep Your Promises 12 May 2021 00:32 Ah, spring. The air is getting warmer. The birds are chirping. The 17-year cicadas are planning their assault on us. And, like clockwork, think tanks and policy curmudgeons are cooking up ways to take away the retirement security of public sector workers …
  • EDITORIAL: Test shows despite reforms horse racing is still vulnerable to cheating 12 May 2021 00:13 Sunday’s announcement that the winner of the Kentucky Derby had tested positive for a steroid is a double-edged sword for the horse-racing industry. It’s negative because it shines an unwelcome spotlight on the industry’s doping problem. And it’s positive …
  • Maverick Citizen: Tuesday Editorial: Bob Marley Lives! (Still) So Much Trouble in the World 12 May 2021 00:12 Bob Marley (1945 - 1981) performs in the late 1970s. (Photo: Express Newspapers/Getty Images) In memory of Marley, and the unfinished business of human rights and social justice, today we republish the lyrics of his song War, which appeared on his 1976 …
  • Editorial: Wilson needs to clear up confusion over SC prison deaths 11 May 2021 22:45 The S.C. Corrections Department says it intends to release the name of any prisoner who is executed whenever South Carolina gets back into the execution business. That's the good news. The bad news is that it's not releasing the names of any other …
  • Editorial: Summer tourist season begins 11 May 2021 22:38 The East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park opened Friday, back to its more traditional opening time of early May. That’s good news for Cody as it harkens the beginning of the summer tourist season. With so much shut down last year, it was a fairly …
  • [Editorial] Risky position 11 May 2021 20:32 President Moon Jae-in sounded detached from the prevailing public sentiment when he gave an address and answered questions from reporters in Monday’s news conference marking the fourth anniversary of his inauguration. He made it clear that he would stay …
  • This law makes Americans safer, and Utah’s senators should make sure it continues, Tribune Editorial Board says 11 May 2021 20:11 One measure of how far Congress has fallen can be found in the history of the Violence Against Women Act. The act was born three decades ago as a bipartisan effort to address what everyone knew: too many American women were not safe. They weren’t safe in …
  • Editorial: Fix the unemployment mess in Illinois 11 May 2021 19:24 Oh! We know. Because of the pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and IDES officials switched to a helpful, automated, efficient phone and online system for claimants. It’s really convenient and easy. Just call the hotline number and an eager employee will help you …
  • It's time to stand with Israel against Hamas rockets - editorial 11 May 2021 19:20  No country can tolerate rocket fire on its territory, especially its capital, and Israel had no choice but to respond swiftly and strongly to the Hamas barrage at the end of Jerusalem Day. But the world does have a choice: this is the time to stand with …
  • Editorial: It’s time for paid family leave 11 May 2021 18:59 President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan contains a long list of potential investments aimed at revitalizing the country, but one proposal in particular is long overdue: paid family leave. With no federally mandated paid leave, the U.S. finds itself an …
  • Editorial: What is my role in wildfire season? 11 May 2021 16:38 Originally Published: May 11, 2021 8:55 a.m. Are you prepared in case of wildfire? Is your home protected? Do you know what to take in case you must evacuate? These are all questions we should be asking ourselves as another year of extreme wildfire …
  • Editorial: Scores and fumbles: Highlights and lowlight’s of this week’s news 11 May 2021 16:05 SCORE— Lake County’s Risk Reduction Authority, chaired by District 1 Supervisor Moke Simon presented a virtual town hall Thursday which, according to those involved in organizing it, had been in the works for a long time. The town hall was designed to get …
  • Editorial: The floods tragedy 11 May 2021 14:40 Afghanistan is covered with big mountains green hails that reflects an astonishing and beautiful view. The high summit of some of its mountains is shiningly reflecting their glory view embellished with snow and ice. The green and gorgeous valley steals the …
  • Editorial Roundup: Illinois 11 May 2021 14:29 Chicago Sun-Times. May 10, 2021. Editorial: Catholic religious orders must come clean about abusive clergy Despite public pressure, some orders still resist telling the full truth about sexual abuse allegations, as the Sun-Times' Robert Herguth has …
  • Editorial: Thumbs down to CT police resisting getting COVID vaccine 11 May 2021 14:24 May 11, 2021Updated: May 11, 2021 9 a.m. Fairfield police Officer Jenna Racz receives a shot of COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Denise Gilbane at the vaccination clinic set up in the gymnasium of the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, in Fairfield Jan. 27. …
  • EDITORIAL: All the News That’s Fit to Share, Part Two 11 May 2021 14:19 Read Part One The local media ecosystem of the future must have a much bigger role for nonprofit media and philanthropy. We accept this reality in the worlds of education and health care. It’s time to embrace it for local journalism… — from ‘We Want You: …
  • TIMES EDITORIAL: Readers help make the opinion page 11 May 2021 13:51 Americans are as split as it comes these days. We understand that.  Newspapers, along with other forms of media, are often accused of bias. Those accusations come from every corner of political ideology. To be clear, bias exists in everyone.  But within …
  • Editorial: Kennedy’s resignation is the right thing; now CU regents must fix this mess 11 May 2021 12:34 University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy is doing the right thing by stepping down. Kennedy lost, or rather he never had, the confidence of the faculty and students on four campuses in Boulder, Denver, Aurora and Colorado Springs. Another leader in …
  • Editorial: Wake up, LAUSD. You have an urgent job to do: saving kids' education 11 May 2021 12:30 The amount of learning lost during the pandemic, especially among students who were already woefully behind, needs to be treated as an emergency — a disaster that requires immediate and lionhearted effort and resolve. That is not what’s been happening in …
  • The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: Hawaii House Leaders 11 May 2021 12:19 Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and other reporters spoke with Speaker Scott Saiki, Vice Speaker John Mizuno, Majority Leader Della Au Belatti, Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee Chair Aaron Ling Johanson and Finance Committee Chair …
  • Editorial: Cracking down on predatory loans 11 May 2021 12:11 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Where do you turn when income is not enough to cover expenses? Even before COVID-19, too many Hawaii residents turned to quick “solutions” that in the end only compound their financial …
  • Editorial: DOE must make cybersecurity top priority 11 May 2021 11:46 No wonder Joe Biden picked former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as Secretary of Energy — they’re cut from the same green cloth. Not only is Granholm a big fan of electric vehicles, she spearheaded passage of a renewable portfolio standard during her …
  • EDITORIAL: Waiving good-bye 11 May 2021 11:43 PORTO, Portugal--European Union leaders cranked up their criticism of the U.S. call to waive covid-19 vaccine patents Saturday, arguing the move would yield no short-term or intermediate improvement in vaccine supplies and could even have a negative impact …
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, May 11 11 May 2021 08:58
  • EDITORIAL: President acknowledges reality on jobless checks 11 May 2021 06:41 Bad federal policy pays people not to work. Despite overwhelming anecdotal and intrinsic evidence to the contrary, Democrats have insisted that paying people more to sit at home than to work has no affect on human behavior. And then came last Friday’s …
  • Lincoln County Struggles on How to Regulate VRD/STRs After Moratorium Ends June 1st – Editorial 11 May 2021 06:25 May 10, 2021 | Daily News Lincoln County Commissioners are still not 100% sure how the county can live comfortably with so many Short Term Rentals (aka STR’s) invading regular neighborhoods.  Some STRs are owned individually – others by real estate …
  • Editorial: Mixed COVID-19 messages tough act to follow 11 May 2021 06:21 Massachusetts marked another step Monday in the reopening of the economy and a return to life as we used to know it, but that hasn’t quelled frustration over the pace of relaxing these COVID-19-required restrictions. Gov. Charlie Baker’s gradual approach — …
  • Editorial: Which is right? Require or encourage COVID vaccine? 11 May 2021 05:56 Oregon State University-Cascades will be following OSU policy and requiring vaccination for COVID-19. Central Oregon Community College will not require it, as of now. Why are they different? Which is right? Both OSU and COCC have requirements for other …
  • [EDITORIAL] Illicit Trade In The Male Organ 11 May 2021 04:56 Few weeks ago, Nigerian lawmakers in the House of Representatives instituted an investigation into the illicit harvest and trade in the human male organ. The enquiry was necessitated by the revelation that a cargo ship had been arrested and seized in the …
  • Editorial | To new beginnings, for all of us 11 May 2021 03:22 Roughly 5,300 Hawkeyes will get their diplomas this year, and wow are we ready for it. For Hawkeyes in their last year at the University of Iowa, this May marks new beginnings. But this month, characterized historically by new life and a return to vibrancy …
  • Editorial Comment: New bridge opening giant leap forward 11 May 2021 02:55 The Herald The commissioning of the new Kazungula Bridge across the Zambezi yesterday by the Presidents of Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and DRC is important for all for the SADC region in that it creates a second major north-south corridor across …
  • Editorial: Of course California should share its wealth with residents who need it 11 May 2021 02:07 The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the finances of millions of Californians, leaving many of them teetering on the edge of solvency even as the economy rebounds. But the state’s fortunes have never been brighter. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the …
  • EDITORIAL: Stop spreading lies about bail reform 11 May 2021 02:04 Two years after New York passed reforms to its cash bail system, dishonest politicians are still out misleading the public about them, pandering for votes by scaring people into thinking that liberals are handing out “Get Out of Jail Free” cards to …
  • Editorial: Taliban plan 3-day ceasefire, perfect if undying 11 May 2021 00:51 Taliban has announced a plan for a three-day ceasefire for the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, the truce would begin on either Wednesday or Thursday this week marking the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. Though it is widely welcomed and the people are happy to at …
  • [Editorial] Crisis in chip industry 10 May 2021 23:49 Samsung Electronics said it posted 19.01 trillion won ($16.9 billion) in consolidated semiconductor revenue and 3.37 trillion won in operating profit in the first quarter. Its revenue rose more than 7 percent, but its operating profit fell 16 percent year …
  • Staff Editorial: Leave campus safety to the police 10 May 2021 23:02 The campus students will return to this fall will be one where students who can't even buy their own nicotine, can now carry and conceal deadly weapons at school. Earlier this week, the Kansas Legislature voted against Governor Laura Kelly’s veto of …
  • Safe Harbor Bill will stop Facebook and Google from harming local news publishers | Editorial 10 May 2021 22:38 Local news publishers just want the ability to band together to fight for their future. Ironically, however, current antitrust laws actually protect Big Tech from publishers taking any organized action. The editors of the USA TODAY Network Tennessee …
  • Editorial: SC shouldn't subsidize open carry, but Senate had one good idea about guns 10 May 2021 22:36 A week of debate in the Senate didn’t produce a good reason for South Carolina to let people carry handguns openly in public. We heard that people want to do this, and that some mistakenly believe the U.S. Constitution gives them a right to do it, but that …
  • Editorial: Valley Water should kill costly Pacheco Dam project 10 May 2021 22:00 The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board on Tuesday should kill its plan to build the Pacheco Dam project. It cannot justify the increased costs to ratepayers for a new dam and reservoir that was highly questionable even before the price tag nearly …
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  • Editorial: The serious mistake of punishing Liz Cheney 10 May 2021 21:19 The leadership role Cheney is about to be stripped of, by the way, is managing the party’s policy-driven agenda, assisting with talking points during floor debate, and helping members with schedules and voting information. It’s a management post that tends …
  • Ethiopian aliyah to Israel: Commemoration, discrimination - editorial 10 May 2021 21:16  Thousands of people gathered at Mount Herzl on Monday to commemorate the Jews who perished on their way to Israel from Ethiopia. They came for the unique Memorial Day held for Ethiopian Jews that coincides with Jerusalem Day. It is marked on the 28th of …
  • Important message from The Ithacan: Apology for racist editorial cartoon 10 May 2021 19:30 The Ithacan has taken down an editorial cartoon published with the May 6 editorial, “Giving Day success comes at an inappropriate time.” The intention of the cartoon was to depict the Academic Program Prioritization (APP) process as casting a shadow over …
  • Editorial cartoon for May 11, 2021 10 May 2021 18:11
  • Iswaran, WP MPs lock horns over editorial independence, choice of former PAP chairman to head SPH’s new media entity 10 May 2021 16:04
  • Monday, May 10, 2021: Editorial cartoon 10 May 2021 15:55 Kankakee, IL (60901) Today Partly cloudy this morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers this afternoon. High 56F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.. Tonight Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Slight chance of a …
  • Editorial Roundup: Iowa 10 May 2021 15:37 Des Moines Register. May 6, 2021. Editorial: Iowa doesn’t have a labor shortage. It has a people shortage The next time you’re walking into a restaurant or grocery store, or pretty much any business, pause to look at the door. Near the sign about wearing a …
  • Editorial Roundup: Nebraska 10 May 2021 15:37 Omaha World-Herald. May 6, 2021. Editorial: Biden administration must reach out to ag producers on 30x30 plan Climate change is real. So is the need for our country to pursue sound conservation measures, building on current achievements. The Biden …
  • Editorial Roundup: Texas 10 May 2021 15:37 Austin American-Statesman. May 7, 2021. Editorial: Texas GOP lawmakers trust you with a gun - but not with the vote Texas Republican lawmakers say we should assume a person walking down the street, gun holstered to hip, is a law-abiding citizen entitled to …
  • Editorial: Service providers get homeless people off the streets and into housing. Pay them what they need 10 May 2021 14:12 In the struggle to help homeless people move off the street, service providers — the entities that supply them food, guidance and other crucial forms of support — are the ones on the front lines. Their staff are the outreach workers who go to encampments …
  • EDITORIAL: Finally, Colorado is on the road to somewhere, better, with state transportation consensus 10 May 2021 13:56 In this Thursday, July 11, 2019, file photograph, southbound Interstate 25 traffic lanes bog down to a crawl at the interchange with Interstate 70 just north of downtown Denver.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)   Colorado House Speaker Alec Garnett …
  • EDITORIAL: All the News That’s Fit to Share, Part One 10 May 2021 13:35 Yes, we must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. — Benjamin Franklin, at the signing of the Declaration of Independence, 1776 Last week we shared, here in the Daily Post, an abridged version of a news story posted by …
  • NWA EDITORIAL: Having their say 10 May 2021 13:19 NWA Democrat-Gazette The use of resolutions in local governments has never been one of our favorite uses of the power of public office. Most of the time, cities and counties are passing ordinances, which are the local equivalent of laws. They have an …
  • MPs raise questions about funding, editorial independence of SPH's proposed media entity 10 May 2021 13:01 SINGAPORE: Questions about funding, editorial independence and the selection of top leadership for Singapore Press Holding’s (SPH) proposed new media entity were raised by MPs in Parliament on Monday (May 10). SPH said last week that it plans to transfer …
  • Editorial: Pennsylvania schedules a weekend of kindness 10 May 2021 12:59 We could all use a little kindness, and who better than the legacy of Pennsylvania's favorite neighbor Fred Rogers to inspire us? The state Department of Community and Economic Development has officially declared a "1-4-3 Day" for Friday, May …
  • Editorial cartoon for May 10, 2021 10 May 2021 12:42
  • Editorial: Meth warning a drug-abuse clarion call 10 May 2021 11:59 A legislative hearing often can elicit information that lawmakers don’t want — but need — to hear. And that’s exactly what happened last week, when the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery solicited feedback on the use of stimulants …
  • Editorial: Declining U.S. birth rate adds urgency to the need for smart immigration reform 10 May 2021 11:43 The recent announcement that the U.S. birth rate slipped further during the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t come as a surprise, but that didn’t make it any less sobering. The report spotlights a complex intersection of issues, including insufficient financial …
  • Editorial: The cost of the Wolverine minesite 10 May 2021 11:35 Yukon Zinc’s Wolverine minesite has created a mess left to taxpayers to clean up, Lewis Rifkind argues. This file shot shows the mine in 2009. (John Thompson/Yukon News file) Lewis Rifkind Special to the News The price of a decent wolverine fur goes …
  • Editorial: Care homes need closer oversight 10 May 2021 11:22 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! The revocation of a license for an elder-care facility is a thankfully rare occurrence, according to the state Health Department. Even so, the way it played out at Dignity Senior Living …
  • PI Editorial: Stay cognizant of the high fire danger heading into summer 10 May 2021 11:04 Post Independent Editorial Board Don’t let the recent rainfall fool you. Garfield County is still in drought conditions and the risk of fire is very real. Both Friday and Saturday saw red flag warnings — meaning no open burning is allowed in the county on …
  • Editorial cartoons for Monday, May 10 10 May 2021 10:33
  • Editorial: Time’s up for secret deals at Navy Pier 10 May 2021 10:30 “In this day and age, where people … are more informed, whether through social media or traditional media, about making sure that dollars being provided are expended properly, what’s wrong with answering requests … about public dollars?” Villegas asks. “So …
  • This week's good things: Gnome Man's journey, Colin Vanden Berg's inspiring commencement and more [editorial] 10 May 2021 10:11 THE ISSUE: It’s Monday, the day we take a few moments to highlight the good news in Lancaster County. Some of these items are welcome developments on the economic front or for neighborhoods across the county. Others are local stories of achievement, …
  • EDITORIAL: School shutdowns created a missing generation 10 May 2021 06:22 It will never be possible to calculate fully the damage done to students by prolonged school shutdowns It will be difficult to fully calculate the damage done to students by prolonged school shutdowns. It will be hard enough simply to find the students who …
  • Our Thoughts on Your Friday, May 7, 2021, Editorial Titled “Are We Any Less Human Than They?” - Liberian Daily Observer 10 May 2021 02:53 Dear Liberian Observer, ArcelorMittal Liberia seizes this opportunity to convey its appreciation for the valued friendship with the Liberian media and your newspaper in particular. ArcelorMittal Liberia believes in freedom of the press and respect for …
  • Editorial: The Select Board election is a referendum on racial justice. Treat it as such. 10 May 2021 01:57 On May 11, Williamstown voters will have the chance to vote in “a referendum about the Town’s willingness to choose a direction on racial justice,” said Chair of the Williamstown Diversity, Inclusion, and Racial Equity (DIRE) committee Mohammed Memfis ’21. …
  • Editorial- Hopes for a new day s 10 May 2021 01:49 The president-elect’s foot-on-the-gas approach to raising our economy with a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan will surely meet resistance in Congress. But this will be a test of his ability to work with lawmakers, something he based his campaign on. Our own …
  • EDITORIAL COMMENT: Growing drug problem needs effective action 10 May 2021 00:58 The Herald The problem of illegal drugs is far worse than many people suspected and there are obviously organised criminal networks importing and supplying these drugs to what appears to be a growing market. Unfortunately, there are also corrupt police …
  • Letters: Editorial avoids profound threats that underlie efforts to close Great Lakes pipeline 10 May 2021 00:27 There are usually two sides to a story, and regarding the May 3 editorial, I’d like to respond to what Paul Harvey would call the rest of the story. The Line 5 pipeline “working safely for 68 years” as your editorial claims, gives the impression there is …
  • Editorial: Recent changes in the Malawi Health System: A time for reflection. – MALAWI MEDICAL … 09 May 2021 23:27
  • [Editorial] Populist pledges 09 May 2021 22:53 A flood of pledges to provide cash handouts have recently been floated by politicians and local government chiefs, most of whom are affiliated with the ruling Democratic Party of Korea. Such populist promises come ahead of the next presidential vote and …
  • Editorial: Monday Shorts: ‘Never give up’ 09 May 2021 22:44 Here are some brief thoughts on recent happenings in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. If there’s one take-away thus far from the nine-part series, “Homelessness: Our Housing Crisis and Call to Action,” sponsored by Greening Greenfield and …
  • Editorial: SC Senate finally said 'enough' to Commerce giveaways. House should too. 09 May 2021 22:36 For as long as South Carolina has had a Commerce Department, lawmakers have given it free rein to hand out incentives, often in the form of massive tax breaks, often in secret, in order to bring jobs to South Carolina. The results have generally been good …
  • EDITORIAL: Power, the glue that kept the ANC together, now slipping out of Ace Magashule’s grasp 09 May 2021 21:54 Suspended ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule. (Photo: Gallo Images / Netwerk24 / Felix Dlangamandla) This weekend brought a heretofore unthinkable moment, where the freshly suspended Secretary-General Ace Magahule was extinguished from the ANC …
  • Editorial: Gut-wrenching scene 09 May 2021 21:53 It was a black Saturday. More than 50 people, many of them young pupils below 15 years old lost their lives in a massive bomb blast in Kabul. Over 100 others received injuries. The scene of the blast is gut-wrenching – thousands of wandering around the …
  • Editorial: Whitmer must avert Line 5 face-off with Canada 09 May 2021 20:27
  • Marking Jerusalem Day amind Jerusalem tensions - editorial 09 May 2021 18:18 An awkward clash in the Hebrew, Muslim and Georgian calendars is exacerbating tensions in the capital this year. Jerusalem Day on Monday, which celebrates the reunification of the city in the 1967 Six Day War, coincides with the last days of Ramadan. At …
  • Editorial: Mill Valley must remain flexible to business needs during reopening 09 May 2021 18:07 The pandemic and months of public-health lockdown have had different effects on different businesses. From being shuttered for weeks and months to closing for good or even flourishing, businesses — and their customers — have faced a lot of change and …
  • TIMES EDITORIAL: Pierogi Fest's return may be sign of things to come 09 May 2021 16:18 The Lawn Mower Brigade is a fixture at the Pierogi Fest Parade. The brigade, along with the entire Pierogi Fest, was sidelined in 2020 due to the pandemic. It was announced last week Pierogi Fest will return this summer.  Mary Jane Grandinetti To say the …
  • Editorial: Don't tie the governor's hands when disaster strikes 09 May 2021 14:43 The May 18 primary ballot asks voters two far-reaching questions that could change the way state government responds to future emergencies. In essence: Should the Pennsylvania Constitution should be rewritten to restrict the governor’s power when disaster …
  • Editorial | ‘Reopened’ schools a work in concept 09 May 2021 14:22 If you thought the vast majority of students have return to full-time in person instruction in recent weeks, think again. Many families are still choosing to keep their kids at home. The reasons are complex, but data from around the state and from Santa …
  • Editorial: Community colleges offer hope for now and the future 09 May 2021 12:44 Among the challenges faced in a coming-out-of-pandemic economy are a lack of workers trained in technology and in health care, an inability of many parents, particularly women, to rejoin the workforce because of child care, and the continuing and widening …
  • Shelter Island Reporter Editorial: Mother’s Day 2021 09 May 2021 12:41 Being a mother is demanding, challenging, and most of all, hard work. And as if they didn’t have enough to do, the pandemic added an extra burden of work for most mothers. Coordinating and supervising their children’s education, working from home — or …
  • NWA EDITORIAL: A point of privilege 09 May 2021 11:57 A circuit judge and a politician walk into a parking lot ... Oh, how we wish this was just the start of a good joke. But the reality is pretty serious stuff, even if watching the videos prompted more than a few remarks like "Are you kidding?" We …