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  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates

    Palm Beach County holds the line again on property tax rates
    Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
  • Palm Beach County approves $4 billion budget

    Palm Beach County approves $4 billion budget
    More spending for the Sheriff's Office, less money to catch up on road repairs and higher property tax bills for many residents result from the $4 billion Palm Beach County budget approved Monday. While the County Commission agreed to maintain the same...
  • County's $4 billion budget gives sheriff spending boost

    County's $4 billion budget gives sheriff spending boost
    Road improvements take a back seat to finding more money for the Sheriff's Office in a $4 billion Palm Beach County budget that the County Commission initially approved Monday. County commissioners held the line on the property tax rate, but rising...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • 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...
  • Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]

    Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]
    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • Nancy Meyer: I'm looking forward to taking helm at Sentinel

    Nancy Meyer: I'm looking forward to taking helm at Sentinel
    Next Sunday I'll be doing the same thing I love to do every Sunday morning — sitting with a great cup of coffee, reading my local newspaper, checking the opinion pages, ensuring the correct placement of ads, watching my Twitter feed and tweeting...
  • Liberal vs. conservative parents: Ideology affects how the kids are raised

    Liberal vs. conservative parents: Ideology affects how the kids are raised
    The vast majority of conservative Americans — 81 percent — believe it's "especially important" for children to be taught religious faith, while most liberals — 88 percent — place tolerance at the top of their list of values...
  • 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....