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High Notes

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

Doug Lyall did much to aid families of missing children

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Through Doug Lyall's contributions and the contributions of his wife Mary in the wake of their youngest child's disappearance, the families of other missing children around the country have found assistance, found consolation, found a voice, found hope.

New York needs to make it easier for people to vote

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
When we look at places where we have worked to spread democracy — Afghanistan, Iraq and so forth — we cheer when we see citizens there risking their lives to go to the polls, triumphantly holding their ink-marked fingers in the air. But here at home, voting is not a right we are terribly eager to exercise.

Pledge to stop childish behavior over campaign signs

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Annual shenanigans turn potential voters off the process, and it's cheating

Get serial drunk drivers off the road

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Repeat offenders are more likely to crash and kill, so they belong in prison
There’s no shame in celebrating life’s joyful moments

There’s no shame in celebrating life’s joyful moments

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
If you were following social media Wednesday morning, there was an unusual juxtaposition of breaking news.

Jaime Stiehm: Hillary could learn a lot about strategy from suffragist

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
If only Hillary Clinton and Alice Paul could have a cup of coffee.

Iran can’t be trusted to honor nuclear deal

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
*Iran can’t be trusted to honor nuclear deal
*Time to put an end to the Fulton Connector
*Ellis management needs common sense
*Plenty of alternatives to Planned Parenthood
*Grateful to Amedore for help with problem

David Harsanyi: Pushing beliefs on others threatens religious freedom

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
The owner of cakeshop declined to participate in gay celebration because it conflicted with his Christian faith

Column on atomic bomb was offensive

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
*Column on atomic bomb was offensive
*Guns themselves are not source of tragedy
*If death ray worked, would case advance?
*Wal-Mart foes must answer questions too
*Make minimum wage equal for all workers

State not doing enough in response to opt-out movement

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Urging districts to convince parents to opt in to standardized tests is no solution

Froma Harrop: Modest heroes show how it should be done

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
There was nothing false about these Americans’ modesty.

Richard Cohen: When making deals, look at the country’s leadership

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
As I tour Dachau, I think of Iran.

Paper, AP too soft on Hillary, Obama

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
*Paper, AP too soft on Hillary, Obama
*Stadium Golf Course needs water stations
*Driverless cars safer than cars with drivers
*Stop ISIS destruction of valuable artifacts

Bill helps victims of child porn

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Bill would set minimum restitution amounts; force defendants to recover excess payments

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