sleepyeyenews.com http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20120405/NEWS/304059928/1008/OPINION sleepyeyenews.com 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419678/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:17:30 +0000 Terri Melheim http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419678/1008/OPINION The greatest gift http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419679/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:12:50 +0000 Jenny Boettger http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419679/1008/OPINION Anytime hunger http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419706/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:59:10 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140416/OPINION/140419706/1008/OPINION
 

It also doesn’t help my physique [...]]]>
Lessons of the heart http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409586/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:02:56 +0000 Terri Melheim http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409586/1008/OPINION What can I say? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409587/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:00:22 +0000 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409587/1008/OPINION Challenge system no more http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409604/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:47:17 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140409/OPINION/140409604/1008/OPINION
 

Managers are given one replay challenge per game, [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409905/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409905/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140402/OPINION/140409915/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:45:52 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140402/OPINION/140409915/1008/OPINION
 

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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329701/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329701/1008/OPINION 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? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329609/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:04:02 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329609/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329676/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:03:49 +0000 By Terri Melheim Editor http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329676/1008/OPINION City-wide around the corner http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329679/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:00:03 +0000 By Jenny Boettger Publisher http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329679/1008/OPINION The agony of defeat http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329714/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:43:52 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140326/OPINION/140329714/1008/OPINION
 

Even though I’ve been playing the game since [...]]]>
Charita Goshay: Fred Phelps leaves sorry legacy of hurt, hatred http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140325/NEWS/140329746/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:48:51 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140325/NEWS/140329746/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329959/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:38:42 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329959/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140319/OPINION/140319528/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:24:17 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140319/OPINION/140319528/1008/OPINION
 

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? http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319530/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:22:16 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319530/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319650/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:29:38 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319650/1008/OPINION 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 http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319792/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:11:40 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319792/1008/OPINION 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! http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140312/OPINION/140319813/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:12:17 +0000 Chris Flores http://www.sleepyeyenews.com/article/20140312/OPINION/140319813/1008/OPINION