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Posted Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Patience is a virtue, we're told. And change is inevitable.

Posted Oct 20, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Craig Ellingson said he felt more satisfied with the answers delivered following the second hearing on Oct. 14 scrutinizing the Highway/Water Patrol merger. Ellingson has perhaps the biggest stake in the merger hearings. It was the death of his son...

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

The U.S. Department of Justice has made it possible for local law enforcement agencies to fund some of their policing practices through collaborative civil asset forfeitures. The process known as Equitable Sharing drives revenue to local crime...

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fight against Ebola.

Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 10:49 AM

We are quick to judge. Most often we are judgmental without knowing the facts. Even then, casting the first stone comes too easily for most of us.

Updated Oct 13, 2014 at 1:59 PM

No one likes to get shots.I can not recall, at any time in my life, where my mom toted me to the doctor's office and I thought, “Boy, I can't wait to get a shot today.”

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 1:08 PM

The search for justice in America’s criminal courtrooms can be a tortured journey. Everyone accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty — guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Those fundamental rights are well known, but are they well...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Not all of us have lost faith in law enforcement.But it should be noted that this is a convoluted issue that will most likely be argued for as long as America remains a nation that protects the right to free speech.

Posted Oct 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM

We all have our “space,” the area immediately surrounding us that we consider ours. It’s a psychological comfort zone.

Updated Oct 7, 2014 at 8:39 AM

All hope is lost.An Iranian exile who received asylum in the United States was trying his best to restore that hope and raise money for children in need, but he failed.

Updated Oct 2, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Have you ever considered what life would be like if attack drones were visible over New York, Omaha, Nashville, Chicago, New Orleans, Denver and San Francisco?

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