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Heavy backpacks should be outlawed in state

Any parent who has seen her children struggle to hoist a 50-pound backpack over their tiny shoulders will endorse Sen. Curtis Person

NOW leader makes bad choice in abortion debate

Future public-relations students someday will study what may become known as "The Mavra Stark Mistake." Stark is the president of the National Organization for Women's Morris County, N.J., chapter who is protesting the double-murder charge in the Laci Peterson case. More

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Letters To The Editor

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So Canada is no longer playing the nice guy, ey?

Oh, Canada, what the heck is going on? In a staggering display of in-your-face defiance, the Canadian government now says it will not turn over any members of Saddam Hussein's crew

Letters to the Editor

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SARS fear could send global economy reeling

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World-changing science project gets short shrift

A marvel of modern scientific discovery

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Why Jordan earns more cash than burger flippers

Here's part of a letter from a reader: "A hard-working, conscientious person can earn $10,000 a year in a fast-food restaurant. At the same time, movie stars and athletes, who make very little contribution to society, can earn in excess of $10 million a year. A baseball player earns more with every swing of the bat than many people do in a year." More

This young man needs a hand up, not a hand out

As I tipped down Chicago's State Street toward Marshall Field's, all I could think about was needing a pair of flat shoes. "Miss, would you be interested in buying something?" a young man asked as he walked up to me holding a cardboard box. More

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How many e-mail messages did you have when you sat down in front of your computer today? How many of them were actually for you

Letters to the Editor

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Why I was wasn

Ever since the statue of Saddam Hussein was toppled from its pedestal, my e-mail's been jammed. Hundreds of people have been asking me when I

Sen. Fowler fouls out with lottery faux pas

A few random notes from the legislature this week: More

Robbins, Sarandon, other lefties just aren

The Hollywood lefty thought he could take to the streets against his country and suffer no public backlash. He was wrong. More

Conservatives do desire change, when necessary

For months, antiwar intellectuals have been making the argument that pro-war conservatives are "un-conservative." They call us "radicals" and "revolutionaries." More

Letters To The Editor

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Why speedy war proves antiwar movement right

The Bible tells us a haughty spirit goeth before a fall. In Iraq, it cameth right after it. From the moment that statue of Saddam Hussein hit the ground, the mood around Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld More

Brentwood residents have the vote of a lifetime

Most years when Brentwood holds an election for the city commission, a candidate