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Opinion: The nose knows

Commentary by Danielle Wilson The other night I woke up to a horrible smell. I thought at first it was my own breath, but after a cautious sniff and the recollection that I had...

Helsinki Cathedral and statue of Czar Alexander II . (Photo by Don Knebel)

Column: Helsinki and the Czar

Commentary by Don Knebel Senate Square is the most popular tourist destination in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The grand statue at its center remembers a ruler of Russia, which exercised control over the...

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Opinion: Turn for the worse

Commentary by Dick Wolfise I seem to have a great deal of trouble turning things off. Turning them on? No sweat. Light switches, blenders, lamps, ovens, and fans are a breeze — especially the...

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Opinion: The essence of Coolidge

Commentary by Jonathan Matthes Darkness blanketed a sleepy Vermont the night word of President Warren Harding’s death arrived. A messenger was sent; a father answered the door, then ambled upstairs to alert his slumbering...

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Opinion: Dawn of the Dread

Sometimes we dread the unknown. It scares us to peer into the abyss failing to comprehend the bottom. Other times, the known can hold as much sway in bringing us to the brink of...