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Full hearts: Help us ensure fewer stockings are empty this Christmas

Most of us have a memory of a Christmas morning that seemed perfect. Perhaps, that year, the tree was glistening like it never had before. Or maybe, Santa left a trace that proved he was real -- the gift...

Give a meal: Make the gift of a meal a part of your Thanksgiving tradition

In less than a week, we will all sit around our respective tables and enjoy a meal complete with turkey and pumpkin pie. We might even pause to think about the reasons why we are so grateful this year...

King him: It's not about the policy. It is about the action.

There is a reason that so many lawmakers are so disturbed by the fact that President Barack Obama has decided to go it alone when it comes to immigration policy. The first is that there have been several immigration reform...

Not friends yet: Real work will start once leadership changes

No one really expected that just a couple weeks after a contentious election that there would be sounds of "Kumbaya" coming out of the Capitol. So it really was not that much of a surprise that a vote on the...

One at a time: Boys and Girls Club volunteer is making a difference

It might take a community to raise a child, but the truth is it absolutely takes a community to save a child. That goal is not achieved in a day -- or even a week. It takes a sustained...

Time for action: It's time to get serious about ISIS threat

There are reasons not to want to send American troops overseas to fight the growing threat that has become ISIS. The first, and most convincing, is that we do not need to risk American lives unless we are going in...

Who's in charge? Fix the particulars later; now we need coal ash solution

It is kind of hard to actually know what to think when it comes to the Duke Energy coal ash concerns. For counties like Wayne that have coal ash ponds in them, the issue is much less about who...

Heroes all: Today is the day we thank those who protect freedom

History is filled with heroes who have risked their lives for people they did not even know and for a country and a flag. Some of them were simple people from modest lives who answered the call when their country...

Local dollars: Downtown businesses need community's support

Those who start new businesses -- or who try to keep an established one afloat -- are not faint of heart. They understand the risk, the struggles and the long hours. They do not complain about the hard work,...

Getting to work: Winning was the easy part. Now it is time to govern.

Bottom line: The Republicans are very, very happy with their election victories. And although we have not heard the word "mandate" bandied around as we have in the past, there is no question, Americans had something to say to...

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