| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' decision this week to overrule the Food and Drug Administration commissioner and refuse to authorize girls under age 17 to have over-the-counter access to the emergency contraceptive pill known as...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Much of the opposition to the FDA's proposed over-the-counter sale of Plan B came from fear that it would encourage teenagers to have sex and endanger the health of adolescent girls. But one of the grounds for opposition is that it's the moral...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:15 AM
If a girl 16 or younger has had vaginal intercourse, she's been raped ("Plan B is overruled," Dec. 9). Few states allow marriage or consensual sex under the age of 17. Do we really want such a girl, afraid that she may become pregnant, to take her...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:56 PM
A society is at its worst when it leaves its most vulnerable citizens exposed so that its most powerful can hide from ugly realities. In the case of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' ruling to reject the Food and Drug Administration's...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:00 PM
I have to disagree as both a physician and father with Dr. Margaret Moon's opinion lambasting the ruling by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that prohibits young teens from acquiring the Plan B pill without a prescription.
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:47 PM
No Longer on the Mountain Top – Dennis comes to a hard realization – he’s not a cool kid anymore. In fact, he’s been ditched by all of the cool kids and left alone, at his high school reunion, with his sister. Dennis decides...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 7:55 PM
“Loyalties Will Be Broken”
…just like they’ve been broken every single season since Sue called Kelly a snake.
We begin the final episode of "Survivor: South Pacific," and I still don’t know whom I’m rooting for. Y&...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Stealing from your employer of 26-years isn't a good Plan B career move.
Escambia County Sheriff's deputies say Saturday Dennis Lawson, 56, stole over 54,000 gallons of diesel fuel worth over $179,000 over a 2-year period, reports the Santa Rosa Press-...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Brian Gaia won't be with his Gilman football teammates when they sign their national letters of intent Wednesday morning. He'll be getting ready to take on the world.
The All-Metro lineman has been in Austin, Texas, this week preparing for Wednesday...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:37 PM
President Barack Obama announced a compromise Friday in the dispute over whether to require full contraception insurance coverage for female employees at religiously affiliated institutions.
Under the new plan, religiously affiliated universities and...