delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:37:42 +0000 Learning cat language Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:17:30 +0000 Terri Melheim The greatest gift Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:12:50 +0000 Jenny Boettger Anytime hunger Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:59:10 +0000 Chris Flores

It also doesn’t help my physique [...]]]>
Lessons of the heart Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:02:56 +0000 Terri Melheim What can I say? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:00:22 +0000 Challenge system no more Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:47:17 +0000 Chris Flores

Managers are given one replay challenge per game, [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
The case is reminiscent of another South Carolinian, Susan [...]]]>
Welcome to Duloc Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:45:52 +0000 Chris Flores

I absolutely loved the original Shrek movie, so I knew I would love seeing an on-stage version. First off, big props to the cast. Mike Hirsch played a great Shrek. I wasn’t expecting a Scottish accent [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: The knock on truth-in-sentencing Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now A byproduct of the violence was a new sentencing strategy known as truth-in-sentencing. The laws were enacted as a means to insure that offenders served time in prison consistent with the sentence imposed. The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance [...]]]> Kent Bush: How important is a team name? Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:04:02 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
Many Native [...]]]>
Five days in Sin City Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:03:49 +0000 By Terri Melheim Editor City-wide around the corner Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:00:03 +0000 By Jenny Boettger Publisher The agony of defeat Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:43:52 +0000 Chris Flores

Even though I’ve been playing the game since [...]]]>
Charita Goshay: Fred Phelps leaves sorry legacy of hurt, hatred Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:48:51 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now Phelps' theology was so perverted and vitriolic that he convinced himself and his members that such deaths were a direct result of [...]]]> Kent Bush: Easy to take technology for granted Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:38:42 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now If I talk on the phone for 90 minutes in a week, it is a bad week.
That call made me wonder whether Obama took the call on his trusted BlackBerry or if he was tethered to an office phone. (Yes I consider being caught on the phone to be on par with [...]]]>
Racquetballin Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:24:17 +0000 Chris Flores

Most people who play racquetball for the first time end up hitting the ball as hard as they can and try to hit [...]]]>
Michelle Teheux: Could a bagel land you in prison? Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:22:16 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now I'm also concerned about the gin and tonics I like to drink on my deck during hot weather.
I am also considering throwing out the tube of hemp-seed hand lotion, no matter how great a job it does on my dry skin.
You see, I don't want to go to prison for any of these things.
If you don't use any illegal drugs you'd think you wouldn't need to worry about any of this, but maybe you do.
We all know that if we are involved in a fatal collision [...]]]>
Mark L. Hopkins: Change revisited Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:29:38 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now So what has changed? In truth, not much that Obama has had a lot to do with. Gridlock in Congress has kept his agenda for change on the back burner. We are undergoing change in a major way in our country, but most of what is occurring does not find its source in the politics of [...]]]> Charita Goshay: Future America won’t look like yours Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:11:40 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now Recent studies present us with a glimpse of a future America we couldn't have envisioned even 25 years ago.
The research shows that we're getting older, browner, less religious yet more religiously diverse, and more likely to be from somewhere else.
According to the Center for Immigration Studies, 40 million people — more than 10 percent of the U.S. population — [...]]]>
This is madness! Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:12:17 +0000 Chris Flores