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Dr. A-E is on vacation: Here is his reprinted column from May 23, 1927May 20–21, 1927: Lindbergh's New York-to-Paris flight. How about that Lindy? Now the toast of at least two continents plus air mail and barnstorming partisans everywhere: Oh, you kid!A-E wonders how those flimsy flivvers that buzz around Greater Jasper skies could take the rigors of a flight across the Atlantic. Here’s how: planning. Before the world’s best- known pilot took off from...

Updated Jul 26, 2015 at 9:40 AM

ALFRED — In politics, six months might as well be a decade.Need an example? Look no further than the Village of Alfred.Last January, when Alfred Republicans met to select candidates for the village board, a group of...

Updated Jul 25, 2015 at 2:11 PM

 Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District is a leading producer of Milorganite, a product euphemistically called biosolid fertilizer. Here’s the story: District wastewater is captured from residences and businesses. Starting to...

Updated Jul 25, 2015 at 2:03 PM

The chrysanthemum was the Japanese samurai symbol for almost 800 years and, consequently, is the symbol of the Saito family, natives of Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture, site of the infamous 2011 tsunami.Takiko Saito wore the emblem with a...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 10:14 AM

After professional golfers wrap up their competitive season each year, the best and most popular among their ranks get to participate in what has been called the “Silly Season.”

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 9:48 AM

Lawyers are often not held in high esteem, unless of course, you need one. “Go Set a Watchman,” the new novel by Harper Lee, has done nothing to improve the image of lawyers.

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 10:21 AM

I usually don’t hold political beliefs against people.I know why I favor the candidates I do. I assume others have their reasons for supporting someone. Even if we differ, we can still have a Diet Coke and a friendly debate.

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 9:34 AM

Let me tell you, dear reader, the story of a man named Trump.

Updated Jul 17, 2015 at 10:18 AM

This week, at the NAACP convention in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama told an enthusiastic audience “all of us need redemption — justice and redemption go hand in hand.”

Updated Jul 15, 2015 at 11:09 AM

From London

Updated Jul 13, 2015 at 1:35 PM

That Washington Post headline was for Bloomberg’s Francis Wilkerson: “Republicans keep looking for a way to enter the 21st century with outoffending the 19th century. And seeking to modernize and diversify their party without...

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