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The symptoms were unmistakable.First came the wildly patterned and brightly colored blotches on the upper torso, often matched by similar displays on the ankles. Constriction around the waist and … more
In a democracy, we expect transparency in government. Unfortunately, sometimes those elected to public office would rather avoid the accountability that comes with public scrutiny. That’s what … more
Last week mothers all over the country were honored, or to the chagrin of some, overlooked by their children. Grandmas and great-grandmas and first-time mothers and many-times over mothers received … more
“What I don’t think has sunk in yet, is this thing is going to be with us at least until we get really good therapeutics, or we get herd immunity, or we get a vaccine.” Those were … more
[Note: This is a paid letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not  reflect the opinions of the Timberjay.] To the Editor:I am a taxpaying … more
One of the delightful benefits of the social lockdown is that I’m periodically having longer phone conversations with my children. This week I received a call from my older son. It came after a … more
The Tower City Council took an important step forward when it approved the development of a business plan for the city-run ambulance service. It’s critical information not just for the future … more
To hear President Trump speak at times, it’s difficult to believe he’s ever been involved in running a business. Take his latest salvo against the U.S. Postal Service, which he described … more
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It’s purely serendipitous that I’m writing this column on what turns out to be National Blueberry Pie Day, April 28, as anyone who’s known me for years will tell you I’d do … more
The phone rang one sheltered night, bringing a voice from the past across 27 years of silence. A friend I’ll call Sam was looking through old class reunion stuff, saw my name, and thought … more
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