Obamacare sticker shock just the beginning
September 3, 2014 In large measure, President Barack Obama’s health care law was sold to Americans based on his contention government can handle certain tasks more economically than the private sector. more »»
U.S. needs to make terrorists live in fear
September 2, 2014 After American journalist James Foley was murdered by Islamic State terrorists several days ago, there was concern about another U.S. reporter taken hostage about two years ago. more »»
Questions still remain about VA care, deaths
September 1, 2014 It will come as no surprise to those who watch the government closely that the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded it was not responsible for the deaths of veterans kept waiting for care at... more »»
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August 30, 2014 Don’t forget about them In recent years, there have been some major road construction projects in our area that have put a crimp on some businesses lining the road. more »»
Fewer than 10 percent decided fate of union
August 28, 2014 We’re willing to accept the historical notion that unions may have helped American workers gain pay, working conditions and benefits that they might not otherwise have received, at least in the shor... more »»
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August 23, 2014 Food program works The Sentinel reported on Fairmont Area Schools’ food service program this week. It is a cooperative effort with Chartwells, a private compan. more »»
Travelers: Might want to carry a pocket atlas
August 20, 2014 As Washington, D.C., resident Justin Gray was trying to board an airliner in Orlando, Fla., earlier this summer, a Transportation Safety Administration agent asked him for some identification. more »»
Lawmakers have power to rewrite nation's laws
August 13, 2014 White House aides say President Barack Obama may use an executive order to crack down on what he has called “corporate deserters.” Incredibly, three members of Congress requested the action. more »»
Woman sneaks aboard plane; where was TSA?
August 12, 2014 Perhaps it is time federal airport security screeners are told to do more “profiling” of a sort. A week ago, a San Francisco woman managed to sneak aboard an airliner in San Jose, Calif. more »»