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New fees OK to fund TSA, but not for deficit reduction
Buying an airline ticket just got a little bit more expensive. It’s not that airlines raised their prices or jet fuel became more expensive last week. The reason for the increase won’t show up on an airline ticket receipt.
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Good VA experience
A family member of mine was a recent patient in the hospice care unit at Veterans Affairs Butler Healthcare. I want to publicly comment on the excellent care provided.
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Changes needed
I think the people of Butler County will have a reason to celebrate when our three county commissioners finally leave office. And then those posts should be made part-time jobs.
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When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief.
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If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., two weeks ago, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.
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In Gaza, time to recognize the humanity
On my refrigerator door I keep a photo of an exceptional Palestinian woman who ran kindergartens in Gaza in the 1990s for the Philly-based American Friends Service Committee. Mary Khaas, who died more than a decade ago, would drag her teachers from their refugee-camp homes to visit her Jewish friends at a kibbutz just across the Gaza border.
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‘Me, Inc.’ would offer plenty of dividends
WASHINGTON — “Checked the tax code,” wrote a friend who’s engaged to a woman from a low-tax country. “Unfortunately, marrying my fiancee does not entitle me to a tax inversion like the big US companies are getting. Thanks for nothing IRS.”
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County could be proactive with Marcellus gas data
When in comes to keeping track of the Marcellus gas boom in Butler County, maybe we’re simply taking the wrong direction.
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Gaza’s victims: civilians and peace
After more than two weeks of fighting between Hamas and Israel, there is no question which side has the upper hand. Thursday’s strike on a U.N.-run school for Palestinian children increased the Palestinian death toll to more than 760. By that point, the death toll on the Israeli side stood at 35, including a Thai worker in Israel.
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