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Perspective: Time to stop stalling on Keystone pipeline

Over 2,260 days and counting — that is how many days have passed since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted the application to the U.S. State Department to build this project. The question remains how much longer will President Obama make America wait for jobs and energy security?

Our Opinion: Sober Driver is just the ticket

News Tribune editorial

A practical sign of the holiday season is the timely reminder that the Sober Driver Program is available.

Perspective: ‘Shop small’ and make a big difference

Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.

Our Opinion: Shop locally: Enhance the mosaic of community

In a mosaic, the quality of the overall image depends on how the individuals tiles are connected.

Your Opinion: Iran, Ferguson and amendment

I believe several months ago many of us knew that Iran was not going to make any concessions on their nuclear arms deal and looks like “we the people” were correct.

Your Opinion: GOP elected to stop Obama

I am not at all surprised by ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, and other liberal news outlets telling us that if the Republicans shut down the government, they would be blamed and be held accountable in the 2016 elections.

Our Opinion: A gratitude list for Thanksgiving

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?

Your Opinion: Question about administration

As a past heavy equipment instructor accepted by 26 states, I know that our President Obama was educated by a lady that graduated from Lincoln University in 1953.

Your Opinion: Imperious pseudo-amnesty

Pseudo-amnesty for even more illegal aliens — more proof that we have a president who believes he is an emperor who has no need to honor his oath of office, nor adhere to our Constitution?

Our Opinion: Abandoned building gets new lease on life

Abandoned buildings create a challenge for communities.

Our Opinion: Travel ‘o’er the fields’ safely this Thanksgiving

"Jingle Bells,” now a popular Christmas song, originally may have been written with Thanksgiving travel in mind.

Your Opinion: Conversation needed about community attributes

Your Oct. 24 editorial asks several questions of our community and its leaders. The one closest to my own heart is, “Are we complacent?”

Your Opinion: Executive orders disregard process

President Obama and the Democrats had veto-proof majorities in both the House and Senate. In that period of time laws were passed that were supposed to improve the lives of the American people.

Your Opinion: Limits pave way for death panels

I reference an Nov. 11 article by Ben Shapiro headlined “The Death Panels Are Coming”.

Our Opinion: Will Gen Z disconnect from high tech?

News Tribune editorial

Future change — prompted by loss of privacy, online discomfort and being overconnected — may come in the form of a retreat from technology by Generation Z.