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  • Air Force drops requirement to use 'So help me God' in oaths

    There are no atheists in a foxhole, goes the old military saw, but there is a place for them in the Air Force, which has decided to make the words “So help me God,” optional in oaths.
  • Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}

    Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}
    For thousands of years, the point of land at the junction of the Indian River and the Jupiter Inlet had been a meeting place for Indian tribes. In 1854 President Franklin Pierce signed an order for the Fort Jupiter Reservation to be the site for...

    Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers

    Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers
    Think about the job market and the typical worker. It is, after all, Labor Day. The image you might conjure depends on who you are — whether you work, how you work and how much the workplace has rewarded or punished you. As big companies offer...

    Dodgers' winning season prompts his turn to verse

    Dodgers' winning season prompts his turn to verse
    Forget the Ice Bucket Challenge. This kid Scully, so fond of reciting the classic ode "Tinker to Evers to Chance," recently issued a poetry challenge: Can someone pen some similar tribute to this year's Dodgers, awash as they are in larger-than-life...

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...