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Before Thanksgiving weekend ends, I’m thankful for…
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Before Thanksgiving weekend ends, I’m thankful for…

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist In 2020, the concept of gratitude perhaps seems far-fetched. Maybe you spent Thanksgiving at a geographical distance from your kin – or socially distanced from every other human on the...
Veterans can follow 4 steps to land a job
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Veterans can follow 4 steps to land a job

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By Gary Stiteler, csm ret. Guest Writer No matter how successful a veteran’s military career is, transitioning to civilian life is challenging. If there’s one thing my 24 years in the Army have taught me, it is that we can...
Pandemic’s glass wall between me and my mom
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Pandemic’s glass wall between me and my mom

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By Christina McKelvy Tribune Guest Writer My weekends used to consist of seeing my mom – taking her shopping, out to eat, sometimes just spending time with her in her room. She would spend much of her time traveling down the...
My Thanksgiving is canceled, but not giving thanks
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My Thanksgiving is canceled, but not giving thanks

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By Marjorie Conder Guest Writer My Thanksgiving is canceled this year. I am weary of this darned virus, and I’m sure I’m not alone. Traditions are important, and I find them even more so as I’ve gotten older. I shall miss...
Can we expect a new battle over COVID-19 vaccine?
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Can we expect a new battle over COVID-19 vaccine?

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist After a year of fighting over masks, we have something new to look forward to likely beginning next month: Arguing over whether or not refusing to get a vaccine against COVID-19 constitutes a...
How American can move on from President Trump
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How American can move on from President Trump

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist The seething hatred that marks our politics continues to bubble like muck. Never more partisan, never angrier at one another, we continue to prosecute Election 2020 even as the states run out...
Election 2020 aftermath taught us a few things
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Election 2020 aftermath taught us a few things

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist Even before the race for President was official, you could learn some early lessons from Election 2020. Like: Our need for immediate gratification conflicts deeply with our need for election...
In voting, I took a dead doctor’s advice
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In voting, I took a dead doctor’s advice

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist In the end, with the 2020 ballot on my kitchen table, I took advice from a dead man, a doctor from Scottsdale I never met, Dr. Jay Blum. A pulmonologist and critical care doctor by trade,...
Remember the days when we were Americans first?
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Remember the days when we were Americans first?

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist Right about now you’re wishing for the end of Election 2020. You want to see that perma-sneer wiped off the face of President Donald Trump. Or you’re praying to be saved from the radical...
Letters to the Editor
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Letters to the Editor

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Low number of ballot drop-offs suppresses vote As the 2020 Presidential Election approached, I was eager to receive my early ballot and to mail it back as I have done every election cycle. However, as the date approached, I began...