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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Lincoln
A familiar face for thousands of schoolchildren in Millard County is retiring.
The most important president in America may not be Barack Obama, who chases golfing dreams in drought-stricken California while we pause this holiday to honor giants like Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Reagan.
The challenge was to read 150 books in a year in recognition of West Virginia's 150th birthday.
Nebraska retailers who specialize in e-cigarettes voiced support Monday for a bill that would ban minors from using the products.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly, Constitutional Officers, and my fellow South Carolinians:
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
A chaplain who spoke at incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio’s inauguration ceremony sent his listeners into shock mode when he compared the city to a “plantation” and called for its return to greatness.
Nelson Mandela was an important man, a public man of native gravitas, certainly a patient man, and maybe a great man as our age measures greatness. It's too soon to know. We'll have to wait until we can get Mandela without the tears.
It's been largely played for laughs, but the coincidence of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah is no laughing matter for many Jews, who are struggling to preserve the religious significance of the day while competing with holiday demands, football games and the starting gun for the year-end shopping rush.
This column is dedicated in remembrance of a holiday that encourages us to take a step back in order to gain clarity and perspective when giving thanks for all the blessings we have come to adore.
Five decades have passed since a gunman's bullet took the life of the 35th president, but the assassination in Dallas remains shrouded in myth, mystery and mendacity. Some still argue that grassy-knoll conspiracies ended the life of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Others, like the grieving widow Jacqueline Kennedy, still want the world to see "what Dallas has done to my husband." The conspiracy industry long ago outgrew the modest cottages where the tall tales were hatched.
Thousands gathered at Gettysburg on Tuesday to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address, but President Obama, who likes to make speeches, was not among them.
Since our nation's inception, prayer has played a vital role in our development. At the Constitutional Convention in 1787, after days of quarreling among the delegates, Ben Franklin stood up and called the assembly to say, "If a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?"
THE SUPREME COURT VS. THE CONSTITUTION
Since the beginning of time, the spoils have always gone to the victors. And they get to write history, too. So here, on the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg, Southerners are once again reminded how badly it sucks to lose.
"I've never had a hard time going to work. It's been great and I've enjoyed it, every minute of it," he said.
After the Civil War and during his second inaugural, President Lincoln pledged, "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and