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Brown case: Body cameras not final answer, but a good next step
The decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. to not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown sparked protests, some violence, and heated debates over race, police actions, the conduct of the district attorney and more.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
A helping hand
On Nov. 11 I was driving down Armco Hill on Route 8 south of Butler when I heard what I thought was a gunshot. My driver side window had exploded — I had a million bits of glass all over me and inside the car. It was very scary.
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Insurance game
The medical insurance game is on.
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Crimea atrocities
As we approach Dec. 10, the International Human Rights Day, the rights of the Crimean Tatar people continue to be blatantly violated by the Russian authorities in occupied Crimea, the part of Ukraine seized by Russia earlier this year.
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Looking behind the Ferguson fraud
The bitter irony of the Michael Brown case is that if he had actually put his hands up and said, “Don’t shoot,” he almost certainly would be alive today.
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Looking at America’s giant welfare state
WASHINGTON — We Americans pride ourselves on not having a “welfare state.” We’re not like Europeans. We’re more individualistic and self-reliant, and although we may have a “social safety net” to protect people against unpredictable personal and societal tragedies, we explicitly repudiate a comprehensive welfare state as inherently un-American.
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