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2015/01/27 18:58
2015/01/27 18:58
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Lyndon B. Johnson is remembered in history as a larger-than-life president whose uncanny powers of persuasion allowed him to accomplish monumental legislative feats and bring sweeping changes across...
2015/01/27 18:58
2015/01/27 18:58
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2015/01/27 16:10
2015/01/27 16:10
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European nations have expressed gratitude in various ways to Allied forces who helped liberate them from Nazi occupation during the Second World War. Leonard Bernard Cross, 93, of Nanaimo, was with...
2015/01/26 13:06
2015/01/26 13:06
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What can President Barack Obama realistically do in his final two years? Beyond executive action, his power to impact public policy is limited. Pundits can talk all they want about the President...
2015/01/26 06:17
2015/01/26 06:17
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... a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King at Selma bridge in March of 1965, is being denounced by Democrats as a cinematic slander against the president...
2015/01/25 07:18
2015/01/25 07:18
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On Wednesday, however, county commissioners decided to stop providing matching funds for the local office, which will result in its closing. Commissioners took this action because the OOA office...
2015/01/24 05:34
2015/01/24 05:34
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... a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King at Selma bridge in March of 1965, is being denounced by Democrats as a cinematic slander against the president...
2015/01/23 06:19
2015/01/23 06:19
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Commission Chairman Tim Weigle announced at this week's meeting they had decided to pull their funding because the Office on Aging (OOA) was being used by less than three people per day on average at...
2015/01/23 05:56
2015/01/23 05:56
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He was one of the most qualified people they could have in that office. Unfortunately for all of us, he apparently was not willing to settle for the "changes" the new board, with a Republican...
2015/01/22 22:26
2015/01/22 22:26
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On the Sunday afternoon before Thanksgiving, Barack Obama sat in the office cabin of Air Force One wearing a look of heavy-lidded annoyance. The Affordable Care Act, his signature domestic achievement...
2015/01/22 22:26
2015/01/22 22:26
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Obama’s Presidency is on the clock. Hard as it has been to pass legislation, the coming year is a marker, the final interval before the fight for succession becomes politically all-consuming.Credit...
2015/01/22 18:19
2015/01/22 18:19
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After Mitt Romney’s rushed decision to consider running for president again, he has managed to confuse and discourage potential support, feeding the sentiment in GOP circles that his race is an ego...
2015/01/22 18:05
2015/01/22 18:05
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If pressed, how would you distill, then energize the new wave of "progressive politics"? The 20th C. foundation remains for me the second half of F.D.R.'s Four Freedoms, boldly declaring "freedom from...
2015/01/22 17:18
2015/01/22 17:18
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Cane and Abe – James Grippando Burned – Karen Marie Moning Non-FictionUnbreakable: The 25 Most Unapproachable Records in Baseball – James R. Baehler Four Centuries of Quilts: The Colonial...
2015/01/22 11:27
2015/01/22 11:27
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Something must be in the water when Ted Cruz starts to sound like Elizabeth Warren. I was watching the aggressively conservative Texas senator respond to the State of the Union and almost felt the...
2015/01/21 18:09
2015/01/21 18:09
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Mississippi Senator James O. Eastland (D-MI), an outspoken foe of racial desegregation, chaired a subcommittee responsible for civil rights during Kennedy's presidency. (AP) It’s almost impossible to...
2015/01/21 07:05
2015/01/21 07:05
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CNN asked for views on President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, in which he touted a reviving economy, laid out an agenda aimed at helping the middle class and appealed to...
2015/01/21 03:56
2015/01/21 03:56
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... its works largely collapsed. President Johnson's "War on Poverty" (declared in 1964) and his "Great Society" pledge of the same year ushered in a new era for America, in which Washington...
2015/01/21 01:20
2015/01/21 01:20
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Mitt Romney’s opening pitch for a third shot at the White House left many Republicans scratching their heads, in part because his plans to fight poverty and tyranny seemed to borrow the lexicon of...
2015/01/20 03:50
2015/01/20 03:50
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On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America? “Selma,” a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King at Selma bridge in March of 1965, is...
2015/01/19 09:53
2015/01/19 09:53
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Is there room for common ground in Obama’s State of the Union speech? The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the...
2015/01/27 18:58
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