NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Choosing Cleveland
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Republicans have made a choice, and it’s the last easy one they will have for the next 23 months. They will hold their national political convention in Cleveland.
OPINION: Immigration reform could enable soldiers to serve
For my father and me, as for many thousands of Filipinos who have served in the U.S. armed forces, one of our major contributions to this country was our military service.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Will pay it forward
On Sunday, July 6th, five of us went to lunch after church at Pastafina. When we asked for the check, our waitress informed us that a gentleman that was sitting near us had paid for our lunches and included dessert!
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Fireworks were fantastic
I would like to compliment the City of Mineral Wells for the fantastic Fourth of July fireworks celebration. It was one of the finest displays I have ever witnessed.
TSTA: Legislature must increase contribution to teacher health care
The Texas State Teachers Association on Thursday urged members of two key Texas House committees to recommend that the Legislature increase the state’s contribution to health insurance costs for active school employees as well as retirees.
VIEWPOINT: Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling falls short
As far as it went, the Supreme Court generally got it right in the Hobby Lobby-Obamacare-contraception case. Unfortunately it didn’t go nearly far enough.
GUEST COLUMN: Who and what is Paul Lawrence Dunbar Community Group Inc.?
We are a group of teachers, students and parents who taught or attended Dunbar prior to integration. Our building is listed in the Texas Historical Record. Our group was deeded this property, with the goal of putting back into community service. Bylaws were drawn up by a group of lawyers and lawyers aides in Austin.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Regulations should be for protecting people, not corporations
I was wanting to respond to the man against regulating e-cigs.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The debate on e-cigarettes
What part of no danger don’t you understand?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tincher family appreciative of support
A special thank you from the Roger Tincher family for all the cards, food and beautiful flowers and to:
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