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High school students can boost U.S. businesses: JD Hoye

Finding skilled workers is an ongoing challenge for U.S. businesses. Media reports tend to focus on the lack of science, tech and math skills. But more than four in 10 business executives … more

VA makes veterans into single-payer casualties: Sally Pipes

Army veteran Glenford Turner lived for nearly four years with a piece of metal in his abdomen. The object wasn’t shrapnel from the battlefield — it was a scalpel he alleges was left … more

Can we learn from other states on redistricting?: Mike Folmer

My “Promise to Pennsylvania” calls for strict adherence to Article III of the state Constitution on how legislation is passed. It’s why I’ve insisted as chairman of the Senate … more

Armed deputy key to ending Maryland school shooting: Dick Brandt

I am writing to follow up on what I wrote several weeks ago regarding the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and how to protect our school children. Unfortunately, another school shooting took … more

Common sense on census citizenship question: Lou Barletta

Pennsylvanians sent me to Washington to fix the problems facing our communities. One problem I have firsthand experience with is illegal immigration. While mayor of Hazleton, I saw the … more

Tariffs are a war against newspaper and publishing industry; help in our defense: Mark Cohen

As a newspaper reader, advertiser or member of the community, your source of local, regional and national news and information is being threatened by the proposed newspaper tariffs on the import of … more

Rainy Ecuador, recalling Cactus Jack, and pesky libtards ...: Ed O'Connor

Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we have entered autumn. In Cuenca, January to June is considered the “rainy” season. It doesn’t rain non-stop as the name might imply, but it … more

Work together to make state prisons safer for employees: Jason Bloom

The Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association has always made the safety and security of corrections officers our top priority. That’s why it was so heart-wrenching to lose one of … more

MASD students weren’t part of political conspiracy: Tom Mehaffie

Matt Krajsa continues to believe students at Middletown Area School District were pawns in some sort of grand political conspiracy, and he couldn’t be more wrong. Just like at Derry, Lower … more

Look past the liberal hype, because ‘Black Panther’ is one of Marvel’s best: James Miller

I was late seeing “Black Panther,” the latest iteration in Marvel Comics’ cinematic universe. Growing up buying 25-cent comic books at Saturday’s Market has left me fond of … more
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