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Speeding: The math just doesn’t add up | Our Corner

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:40AM

Since I started working for Sound Publishing I have had to make the trek from Kent to Covington each morning, I have seen at least one reckless driver every single day. It's come to the point where I am a little nervous driving to work. The main reasons I have noticed why drivers are being so reckless is because they are in a hurry (speeding and weaving in and out of traffic) or distracted (texting, talking, fidgeting with their radios).

 

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No quarantine for Zika-affected travelers | Public Health Insider

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 1:49PM

Experts are still learning about Zika virus, and in this time of uncertainty, some some are calling for a quarantine on travelers from areas affected by Zika. I don’t think it’s a good idea.

Gang related | Editorial Cartoon

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 11:00AM

Washington State Patrol investigators are also looking at the possibility that there was more than one subject that participated in the shooting and that the suspects may have gang affiliations.

Admit mistakes and take responsibility | Rich Elfers

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 12:00PM

Do you know people who stay in the same rut their whole lives? They never change; in fact, as they age they seem to get worse. If you listen to them speak, their mantra is always that someone else was to blame for failures – the government, their political opponent, their spouse, their children’s teachers, the boss, God, whoever.

Rules, carrots and vertical superiority | Our Corner

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 11:00AM

Rules are a funny thing. Rules, laws and all the things our mothers told us we had to do often bring out late stages of lunacy. That is certainly not the case with me.

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Many school districts no longer teach students to write in cursive. Is that wise?

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