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Action bends arc of moral universe toward justice Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Thursday, 05 September 2013 00:00
Wednesday, Aug. 28, marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In 1963, more than 250,000 people filled the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in the largest civil rights demonstrations in...

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Cornville soldier’s death brings home war in Afghanistan Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Thursday, 01 August 2013 16:07
Last week, we received a short press release from the U.S. Department of Defense. The release stated in relatively simple, straightforward terms that three American soldiers were killed July 23 by an improvised explosive...

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Early deadlines ensure news items get in the paper Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Friday, 21 June 2013 10:43
The big news story of July 2, 1776, was a vote by the Second Continental Congress to approve separating its 13 North American colonies from Great Britain.

Two days later, a committee presented the Declaration of...

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Fire restrictions aim to prevent the next major blaze Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Friday, 07 June 2013 13:49
Schultz, Brins, La Barranca, Wallow and Rodeo-Chediski are not the newest members of the local council nor the last names of volunteers soon to be honored by a local nonprofit — they’re the names of forest fires seared...

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Help the victims hit by tornado this week in Oklahoma Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:00
During the last week of May, eighth-graders and high school seniors prepare for the pomp and circumstance of middle school promotion and high school graduation ceremonies around the country.

However, in Oklahoma, several...

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Some advice for the high school graduates of 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:57
To the graduating class of 2013,  as you are soon to leave high school, I offer some advice. Take what you need:

Wear sunscreen. I heard that in a Baz Luhrmann song and it still makes sense.

“Youth is wasted on...

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Mars One project raises questions about selflessness Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Thursday, 16 May 2013 15:49
This weekend, emigration was again in the news, but on a far larger scale than ever before.

Mars One, a Dutch nonprofit affiliated with several European for-profit media companies, has a plan to send astronauts to Mars...

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Letters must have documents attached to be published Print E-mail
Written by Staff Reporter   
Friday, 03 May 2013 12:26
Every so often, our Letters to the Editor policy must be restated to remind our readers what they must do to be considered for publication.

First and foremost, we do not publish every letter we receive. If a letter is...

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