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Schools should find way to recognize graduates entering military service

June 9, 2016 Recently we’re sure you’ve heard about various students around the country wishing to show their commitment to service by wearing a military uniform during high school graduation ceremonie. more »»

Fight against IS needs to make sure there is no propaganda victory

June 8, 2016 Islamic State terrorists being pushed out of the critical Iraqi city of Fallujah have slowed the advance of Iraqi troops with a very effective tactic — use of human shields. more »»

Ali is a legend because he was a champion

June 7, 2016 Many are legends because they were a champion. Muhammad Ali, who died Friday night at the age of 74, is proof of that. more »»

Outcome of combat in Fallujah could mean less dependence on US

June 6, 2016 Iraqi troops engaged in vicious fighting to drive Islamic State terrorists out of Fallujah are involved in more than a battle. Their success or failure will do much to define U.S. more »»

Do your part to lessen TSA screening headaches as much as possible

June 4, 2016 Travel season is upon us, and as many local residents take to the skies in coming weeks, they may, for the first time, experience the absurdly long security lines that have prompted the... more »»

Take the next step forward, not back

June 3, 2016 This time last week, it seemed that Mifflin County Commissioner Steve Dunkle, Mifflin County Library Director Molly Kinney and Library Board President Brett Rogers were at an impasse in a dispute... more »»

True test of character is what’s done when others aren’t watching

June 2, 2016 Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots group who flew noncombat missions for the military during World War II deserve to be viewed as veterans. A 1977 federal law codified tha. more »»

There may not be snow, but summer driving has its own hazards

June 1, 2016 Now that Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, many folks are beginning to think about hitting the highway for a summer road trip. more »»

Clinton’s emails still ‘smoking’

May 31, 2016 Often, it is true: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. In Hillary Clinton’s case, it is a four-alarm blaze. more »»

To honor those who sacrificed all

May 30, 2016 Technology has made war seem like a video game to some Americans. We read of remote-controlled “drones” killing our enemies. We watch videotapes of “smart” bombs blowing up bunkers. more »»

Do what is best for the community

May 28, 2016 If you’ve already read today’s front page, then you’ve been able to read more about the current funding dispute between Mifflin County Commissioner Steve Dunkle and the leadership of the Mifflin... more »»

America’s friendship with Canada should be cherished

May 27, 2016 A formation of nine foreign warplanes making low passes over Washington, D.C., normally would be cause for enormous alarm. But not the other day. more »»

Graduation should be celebrated; just not with alcohol

May 26, 2016 As many of our area’s young people graduate, many celebrations are bound to take place. After all, they’ve worked so hard for so long, they deserve a chance to party with friends and famil. more »»

Graduates can trust that school has prepared them to succeed

May 25, 2016 When many of our area students walk across the stage at graduation over the next few days, they’ll be at an interesting crossroads of their lives. more »»

Obama should not apologize during his visit to Hiroshima

May 24, 2016 When President Barack Obama speaks in Hiroshima, Japan, later this week, he will have to walk a microscopically fine line to lament the tragedy that occurred there in 1945, when the United States... more »»

Obama’s policy: Buy votes now, we pay later

May 23, 2016 President Barack Obama has taken vote-buying for himself and his Democrat Party to a new high in politics. more »»

Summer can still be a time of learning

May 21, 2016 As the school year winds down in our area — for many, summer vacation begins next week — it’s natural for kids to want to put down the books and pencils and go play. more »»

On too many issues, state doesn’t lead

May 20, 2016 There are fewer than 50 days remaining until the start of Pennsylvania’s 2016-17 fiscal year on July 1, and there's no word on whether a state budget agreement is possible by that date. more »»

Congress should be lauded for not blindly throwing cash at problem for once

May 19, 2016 Most of us recognize the danger of spur-of-the-moment spending decisions. We guard against marketing strategies intended to make us reach for our credit cards first and ask questions later. more »»

Funding needed, with safeguards, for substance abuse

May 18, 2016 Most members of Congress no doubt comprehend the need for more spending on drug addiction treatment programs. more »»



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