Story | Dec 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM
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Story | Dec 17, 2014 | 8:18 PMFifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today — as never before — man has in his possession the capacities to end war and preserve peace, to eradicate poverty and share abundance, to overcome the diseases that have afflicted the human race and permit all mankind to enjoy their promise in life on this Earth.”
Story | Dec 16, 2014 | 1:28 PM
Story | Dec 16, 2014 | 2:01 PM
It is irritating to read so many letters to the editor railing against a minimum wage hike. I’m sure those writing the letters are not trying to live on $8.25 an hour. The sad reality is that many people have no other option than to work minimum-...
Story | Dec 15, 2014 | 2:21 PM