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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Founding Fathers

Old issues await new city leaders

News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at changes in city government and issues awaiting the mix of returning and new aldermen. In particular, he expects changes involving the sale of cold beer and downtown parking. (July 5, 2013, Page 4A)

Is it time for the 28th Amendment?

It was 21 years ago when the last amendment to the U.S. Constitution was approved. It was 21 years before that for the 26th Amendment. So is it time for another one? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some suggestions to be discussed by the National Constitution Center. (June 3, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Carolyn Ross writes about the decision to classify the Fort Hood shooting as “workplace violence” rather than terrorism and urges citizens upset with that decision to let leaders know their displeasure. (May 30, 2013, Page 4)

Our Own Babylon

Columnist Jimmy Reed wonders if America is headed toward its own Babylon. What can save the country – a change in who makes the laws? (February 16, 2010, Page 4)

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