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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Experience is a great teacher

    I would not say Capt. Mulcahy was a fair man. However, for some reason he indulged my eccentric fantasies. I’m sure being a golden gloves contender had something to do with his benevolent and tolerant attitude. Mulcahy commanded the 41st police...
  • For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence

    For Neon Trees singer, honesty leads to confidence
    For Tyler Glenn, frontman of the Provo, Utah-based pop-rock quartet Neon Trees, seeing a therapist was a breakthrough in more ways than one. “It was definitely a profound thing,” said Glenn recently on the phone from Minneapolis. “I...
  • Mizzou's Ivey finds answers beyond weight room

    COLUMBIA, Mo. The 2007 Big 12 football championship game had just ended in San Antonio, Texas. Confetti fell on the victorious Oklahoma Sooners. On the Missouri sideline, senior defensive tackle Lorenzo Williams sat on the bench, flooding his face with...
  • Small-business optimism drops despite upbeat hiring plans

    Small-business optimism drops despite upbeat hiring plans
    Small-business owners were less optimistic about the economy last month despite reporting their best job creation plans since 2007, according to a leading private survey released Tuesday. The optimism index from the National Federation of Independent...
  • Same-sex marriage, immigration, and Constitution: Letters

    Same-sex marriage I commend the Orlando Sentinel for its editorial urging positive rulings in the pending lawsuits seeking to overturn Florida's laws banning same-sex marriage ("Past time to end state's same-sex marriage ban," Sunday). As a gay...
  • The alien patriot

    Americans have many blessings to count, not least among them the foreigners who come here to learn from us and wind up teaching us. The most insightful of them understand us better than we do ourselves, can see us more clearly than we see ourselves, and...
  • Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...
  • Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September

    Mazda Miata MX-5 roadster coming in September
    Mazda plans to show off the next generation MX-5 Miata roadster at simultaneous events in Japan, Spain and the U.S. this September. The small Japanese automaker reinvented the two-seat roadster class of cars when it introduced the rear-wheel-drive...
  • Red Sox's optimism dashed by Cubs

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Remember the optimism created when the Boston Red Sox won the last two games against the New York Yankees over the weekend? Forget it. The Red Sox came home from New York and...
  • What the Hobby Lobby ruling means to people of faith

    To the editor: Reading The Times' disagreement with the Supreme Court ruling, which said corporations like Hobby Lobby don't have to provide their employees with insurance that covers some contraceptives at no extra cost, made me wonder why it was not...
  • Maryland's road to independence [Editorial]

    Maryland's road to independence  [Editorial]
    Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...