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Feb 11, 2019

Outer space successes should inspire Earth

Outer space is alive with the work of scientists, who monitor extraordinarily complex ships of exploration. These vehicles are probing ever farther within and beyond our solar system, the planets inc…

Feb 3, 2019

Bonds sometimes last a lifetime

Bonds between two people or groups may be formed in many different ways and for many different reasons, or for no reason at all. A feeling of a bond may be from one side and not a real bond. However,…

Jan 28, 2019

South Korea confirms democracy – and international leadership

The global news media continue to devote rapt attention to the at times acrimonious, occasionally friendly, interchange between two flamboyant leaders. United States President Donald Trump and North …

Jan 4, 2019

Speak Out: Press Gazette readers' calls

Here are featured comments from our Speak Out hotline. LIMITED VISIBILITY  "They need to trim those bushes in the road there on 90 because my friend had to go almost into the road to see traffic coming. We were at the Shrimp Basket. "  PAULINE GRIMES  We welcome Santa Rosa County residents’ comments on local […]

Dec 11, 2018


Milton, Florida — brick buildings. Old houses. Cute storefronts. My wife and I roll into town early. The Imogene Theater is our destination for the evening. I’m here to tell a few stories at a bene…

Dec 7, 2018

Hold out for the light

Dec.10 marks the end of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights. Hanukkah is centered on a story set in the second century BCE, during a siege of the Second Jewish Temple by the Syrians. …

Nov 14, 2018

1968: Elections then and now

Perspective through examination of history is always helpful, as long as we perceive the past accurately. Extreme, overwrought rhetoric has now become commonplace, within the media as well as from po…

Oct 19, 2018

Remember Cuban Missile Crisis lessons

The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred more than a half century ago, but the lessons of that unique and terrifying event in the Cold War continue to resonate. If anything, contemporary complacency about t…

Oct 5, 2018

Public servants and the public good

General George C. Marshall is what people used to call a dedicated public servant. As Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, he did essential work to get a dangerously unprepared America at least partially…

Sep 28, 2018

The Case Against Amendment 4 on Felon Voting Rights

Florida leads the nation with over 1 million citizens disenfranchised and unable to vote due to felony convictions. The path to having their voting rights restored is long and difficult, and has been…

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