Mar 1, 2013 - By Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- As a single dad with seven kids living at home, Bill Blevins is used to pinching every penny.
Mar 1, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  As of today, there are 60 candles on The Ranger's birthday cake.
Feb 28, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  You make me run faster and pedal harder
Feb 28, 2013 - By The Fort Worth Star-Telegram:  With his long, slender fingers, an affectionate smile and the keys of a grand piano, Van Cliburn helped thaw the Cold War, transcended partisan politics and ... [more]
Feb 28, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  C. Everett Koop was the only Surgeon General with that distinction
Feb 27, 2013 - By Alexandra Zavis, MCT News Service:  FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan -- They fly troops into combat, drive convoys down mine-riddled roads and take part in foot patrols in the heartland ... [more]
Feb 27, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  There was disagreement on how to enhance the North Federal rebuild, but the city did well
Feb 26, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Winter's hold
Feb 26, 2013 - Ed Thomas, Kinnear:  Editor:
Feb 24, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  Never was it demonstrated better than between Jesse Owens and Luz Long.
Feb 24, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  Who the president is when we first come of voting age -- and whether we see that president as a successful leader -- strongly influences our future voting ... [more]
Feb 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's what Oscar night celebrates
Feb 22, 2013 - MCT Washington Bureau:  WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider taking another step toward dismantling campaign finance laws, potentially freeing wealthy donors ... [more]
Feb 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  It's an unpleasant lesson that state legislators are learning on gun laws
Feb 21, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  "When I was your age, I had to write in a style called 'cursive,'" says a mother to her two small children in a newspaper cartoon.
Feb 21, 2013 - The Baltimore Sun:  President Barack Obama's call during the State of the Union address to reduce the threat of nuclear war could not have been more timely. The day before the ... [more]
Feb 21, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Accidents keep happening at the Honor Farm intersection
Feb 20, 2013 - By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, MCT News Service:  MOBILE, Ala. -- As conditions deteriorated on the crippled Carnival cruise ship Triumph, some passengers panicked. They hoarded food, drank too much and ... [more]
Feb 20, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Future farmers founded our city, and today's FFA members strengthen it
Feb 19, 2013 - By David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- Military readiness will be threatened. So will food inspections, teaching jobs, mental health services and more, all because of the automatic ... [more]
Feb 19, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Humming along
Feb 18, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  As for the rest of us, finding a way to watch a movie in the calving shed is a wonderful luxury.
Feb 18, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  In a round-about way, it's Romney who has made the new, bipartisan immigration talks possible.
Feb 18, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The 44 chief executives have an unendingly interesting group bio
Feb 15, 2013 - By George Bennett, MCT News Service:  PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Does Florida Sen. Marco Rubio have the bipartisan appeal to succeed on the national stage?
Feb 15, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Using part of the Major land for a new courthouse and sheriff's office sounds good
Feb 14, 2013 - From staff reports:  Editor's note: Students in the Riverton Middle School Writers Guild submitted three poems inspired by Valentine's Day:
Feb 14, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  And they are painfully apparent on Valentine's Day
Feb 14, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  On Valentine's Day, take Browning's advice and 'teach the world'
Feb 13, 2013 - Staff:  "I am for districts choosing to do year-round school. I just don't think we need $3 million in incentives from the state."