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COLUMN: Do groups really foster creativity?

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 21:27
We're not done with the Yahoo story yet. Much has been said about whether workers produce more at home and whether CEO Marissa Mayer had slowed women's progress by denying working mothers the opportunity to telecommute. That is not today's topic.

COLUMN: A political dropout confesses

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 21:27
After feeling guilty of late for losing interest in America's political landscape, I decided to go to confession.

CARTOON: Evolving stance

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 14:41

LETTER: Senate was never intended to represent the 'people'

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 23:58
We the people are represented by the House. Those who wrote the Constitution never intended the people be allowed to elect senators.

Cystic fibrosis: Longing to breathe freely

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 23:06
Cystic fibrosis is widely misunderstood. And while you see the smiling faces of Clarksvillians who have CF, you may never know the struggle behind those smiles.

CARTOON: Meeting Obamacare

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 16:15

COLUMN: Baseball quiz in honor of the offseason ending

Sun, 03/31/2013 - 02:38
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said,

Community calendar

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 21:58
Stewart County Relay for Life will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 8, at Dyers Creek Church, Hwy. 79, Dover. The Committee Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the Team Captains' Meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

Making Tracks in Houston County

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 21:11
I was talking with a highly respected pastor last week about the significance of baptism. I agreed with him, that baptism is an important part of a Christian's life, knowing that it's symbolic of death to the old man and a new life in Christ.

Around the Community: Love, appreciate others

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 21:07
I wonder how often we stop and appreciate the people in our lives. Do we look beyond all the stuff that comes with friendships and relationships to the point that we love and appreciate the people God has placed in our lives?

CARTOON: Easter eggs

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 19:58

COLUMN: A rightward tilt to immigration reform

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 18:15
As a Mexican-American living in the Southwest who writes frequently about immigration, my definition of what constitutes harsh language is probably a bit skewed.

COLUMN: A tool to fill the power gap

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 17:04
The emblem of the U.S. Special Operations Command pointedly illustrates its mission: It shows the tip of a spear.

CARTOON: Groundhog indicted

Fri, 03/29/2013 - 02:27

LETTER: Police chief, mayor should rescind procession policy

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 22:12
It is said that you can measure how civilized a country is by the way it treats its dead.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Limit tuition vouchers to the most needy

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 21:21
There is nothing wrong with giving parents and children living in poverty and students living in attendance zones choked with failing public schools the opportunity to attend a good charter or private school.

COLUMN: Testing the will of the people

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 21:19
What do Americans believe anymore? Is it simply whatever is convenient to our politics? Our inconsistencies seem to ring louder than ever. Or do we just have short memories for what we said a few moments ago?

EDITORIAL: Easter joy bestowed this day

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 19:54
That's the good news of Easter. Jesus rose from the dead; his crucified body no longer rested in the tomb.

COLUMN: Cats vs. Dingoes

Thu, 03/28/2013 - 13:15
The fight goes on. Whether cats are bird-killing machines or soft balls of love (for themselves, anyway) remains a subject of painful debate.

LETTER: Funeral policy must be revisited

Wed, 03/27/2013 - 21:50
I thank Councilman Allen for coming forward and asking that the funeral policy be revisited. I hope other council persons will join him in at least giving everyone a chance to improve the policy.