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  • Cartwright touts Pa. values over D.C. 'noise' in new ad

    Cartwright touts Pa. values over D.C. 'noise' in new ad
    U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright began airing his first television ad across the 17th Congressional District on Saturday, a little more than a week before Pennsylvanians will head to the polls. The freshman Democrat, running for a second term in a district...
  • Peyton Helm: Anxiety over today's generation unnecessary worry

    Despair over the character and behavior of each generation of students is well attested throughout history, beginning about 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian scribe lambasted his generation's schoolboys: "… thou forsakest writing! Thou givest thyself...
  • Faith and Values: Is Clergy Appreciation Month a good idea?

    Is it helpful to set aside a special month for pastor appreciation? October is the month designated "Clergy Appreciation Month," but what are the possible downsides to such an occasion? Church members are clearly taught in scripture to show appreciation...
  • EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models

    EPA orders BMW to lower fuel economy claims on four Mini models
    The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing its crackdown on auto companies that issue inflated fuel economy claims for their vehicles, this time ordering BMW to lower the estimates for four of its 2014 Mini Cooper cars. During an EPA audit of the...
  • What to say when you can't say anything nice about a boss

    DEAR JOYCE: The former boss who fired me was such a snakehead I would choke if I had to say anything good about him. Why can't I just tell the truth about why I left: "Personality conflict with my manager?" What's wrong with that? - C.J. You jest --...
  • Systemic failure in a society with skewed values

    Alibis, apologies, excuses spew from the NFL and team offices. The heavy foot of corporate sponsorship weighs in to exert influence on decisions. The excesses are scrutinized, and the patronage of women viewers becomes the focus of the debate. Where...
  • Top Large Employer: Whole Foods Teamwork Is A Natural

    Top Large Employer: Whole Foods Teamwork Is A Natural
    GLASTONBURY — It's not uncommon at the Whole Foods Market to see a department manager unloading boxes of food and stocking a shelf. "No member of leadership is asking anybody to do something that they've never done themselves. It's absolutely a...
  • Faith and Values: Caring for the interest in others is our joy

    I've been thinking about what Paul wrote to the church in Philippi: "Let each of you look not to your own interest, but to the interests of others." If you think of yourself as a self-made person, then Paul's idea may be difficult for you to swallow....
  • Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare

    Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare
    In 2008, David Hajdu published "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America," a historical look at 1950s paranoia aimed at the perceived moral depravity of comic books. He traveled around promoting it, but never had any book...
  • A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself

    A philosopher's guide to decision-making: First, trust yourself
    Often the most stressful part of making a decision is the possibility of making the wrong choice. We spend hours pondering the "what ifs" and soliciting advice from confidants. Ruth Chang, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, said we devote...
  • Kenya Bans Toronto Fest Film 'Stories of Our Lives' Over Gay Themes

    Just weeks after its Toronto preem, a film that explores life in Kenya's LGBT community was banned by that country's government on the grounds that it "promotes homosexuality." "Stories of Our Lives," a collection of five fictional vignettes based on the...