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Opinion

Poll: Equality concerns rise, but few say voting is too hard

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DENVER (AP) — Majorities of Americans in both major parties think voting rules in their states are appropriate and support a voter identification law, but Democrats are increasingly worried about progress in voting rights for Black Americans. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center ...

Almanac

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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, March 18, the 77th day of 2022. There are 288 days left in the year. Todayís Highlight in History: On March 18, 1940, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met at the Brenner Pass, where the Italian dictator agreed to join ...

A principled politician

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NEW YORK — I dislike politicians. I don’t trust people who are so desperately eager to run others’ lives. But Rep. Ron Paul is different. He wants government to leave us alone. He promoted the benefits of limited government and free markets long before I’d even thought about ...

MAHS solar energy efforts commendable

Editorial

As fuel prices rise across the globe, many are looking at renewable energy sources with a renewed focus. However, renewable energy sources like solar and wind power have benefits far beyond the pocketbook. One great example of this is taking place in Marquette Township at the at Marquette ...

We must unplug from Russia and China

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WASHINGTON — America is no longer buying energy or vodka from Russia. Russians can no longer buy a McDonald’s hamburger. They can’t pay for their gasoline with a Visa, Mastercard or even an American Express card. One thousand Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants have ceased operations in ...

Almanac

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By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Thursday, March 17, the 76th day of 2022. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrickís Day. Todayís Highlight in History: On March 17, 1969, Golda Meir became prime minister of Israel. On this date: In 1762, New ...