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For years I’ve been a member of a group that raises money for women’s education.We meet monthly, sometimes more, to discuss scholarships and low-interest loans and to hear the stories of women who are changing their families’ lives, bringing business to their neighborhoods and solutions to the world. Our seven founders — all students at Iowa Wesleyan College in the latter part of the 1800s — wanted to create a group built on true...

Posted at 2:01 AM

If you think you’re a little weird, you probably are. I mean, look around you. Are you raising a few eyebrows? Not to worry. By today’s standards weird is quite possibly the new normal.Have you ever decided on a direction in...

Posted Mar 29, 2015 at 2:01 AM

“Budget Hunger Games.” That’s the chilling term that the Democrat and Chronicle used to describe Gov. Cuomo’s planned competition for taxpayers’ dollars (tricked up in the usual euphemism: state aid).

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Cartoon about Canandaigua’s man’s quest to say goodbye to dog he worked with while serving as an explosives expert in Afghanistan.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, David Gelernter, professor of computer science at Yale and a former board member of the National Endowment for the Arts, made the following bold statement in response to a student's wondering about why anyone...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Republicans hailed the budget resolutions released this week by the House and Senate as a blueprint for addressing the urgent problem of what to do for the poor and middle class once they become rich.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:50 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. Moore, Oklahoma, has been hit by a tornado. And Pete Rose has asked for his lifetime ban for betting on baseball to be lifted.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:45 AM

A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on foot.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 1:12 PM

Very gradually and quietly, Republicans have arrived at a position where they now dominate state governments. Today, they control 30 state legislatures to only 11 for Democrats. The remaining states are divided, with one house controlled by...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 3:29 PM

Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise: Chinese workers, many earning each day about what Americans spend on a Starbucks latte, produce apparel, appliances and other stuff cheaply, thereby enlarging Americans' disposable income.

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