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What others say: Low voter turnout speaks ill of residents' commitment to solutions

Reading the paper, watching TV or listening to the radio in the months leading up to Tuesday's primary election, one would have been hard pressed to forget about the oil tax issue raised by Ballot Measure 1.

Bob Franken: Virginia courthouse melodrama

Is it any wonder that with all the grindingly oppressive news these days, matters that are tragic and vital, the first item I seek out when I pick up the paper is about the relatively frivolous disintegration of a high-level marriage.

by Bob Franken

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

WASHINGTON - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

by ANNE FLAHERTY

What others say: Air Force changes training for recruiters

The Air Force has come a ways in reforming recruit training since sex-abuse scandals rocked the service's boot camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. And it is now making equally important strides with recruiters.

Support of many helps surpass goal

Last summer, my friends and I embarked on seemingly impossible mission to raise funds for a wheelchair accessible vehicle for me and my family. We set a goal of $10,000, and through...
by Maggie Winston

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