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    Our Opinion: A reflection on Labor Day

    09/01/2014 01:43 AM EDT
    Editor's Note: We originally published this editorial in 2010: As millions of Americans take to the highways this (long) weekend, it's worth taking a quick look at the holiday that has, over the years, turned into the last gasp of summer as opposed to what was initially intended. 
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    Our Opinion: NFL recovers its fumble
    08/29/2014 09:41 PM EDT - The NFL was rightfully excoriated recently when it suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for only two games after he was charged with assaulting his fiancé (now wife) in an Atlantic City elevator in February. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Parents and teachers need to work together
    08/28/2014 10:40 PM EDT - All across our readership area, many parents are breathing a collective sigh of relief now that the kids are back in school. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Reducing painkiller overdoses
    08/27/2014 10:03 PM EDT - A new study has found that in states where medical marijuana is legal, the rates of deaths due to overdoses of opioid painkillers are lower than in states where medical marijuana is illegal. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Watch for students going to school
    08/26/2014 09:55 PM EDT - Thousands of students across Windham County will be heading back to school this week. That means young children walking along sidewalks and crossing streets, and big yellow school buses chugging along the roads. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Whose invisible hand?
    08/25/2014 10:40 PM EDT - As Robert Reich recently noted, "The basketball star Shaquille O'Neal and I have an average height of six feet and one inch." Full Story

    Their Opinion: Journalist's slaying an outrage that will never be forgotten
    08/24/2014 10:15 PM EDT - James Foley, the freelance journalist from New Hampshire who was murdered by the terrorist group now known as the Islamic State, knew the dangers of trying to report from the front lines in Syria. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Groundhog Day all over again?
    08/22/2014 11:58 PM EDT - It's hard not to conclude that the skies over our public schools are falling around our children's heads when we read headlines such as "U. Full Story

    Our Opinion: Get out and vote
    08/21/2014 09:23 PM EDT - As any reader of our Letter Box over the past few weeks could probably tell you, the ballot for the primary election on Aug. Full Story

    Our Opinion: City of indecision, Part II
    08/20/2014 10:43 PM EDT - Nearly $1 million and counting and still no solution in sight. Full Story

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Andrew Medichini/AP)
    VENICE WATCH: McDormand hails female stories

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Full Story