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During this pandemic, it's important to think about what we can do to protect the most vulnerable in our community. 

San Francisco and six Bay Area counties, with a combined population of nearly 7 million, are under “shelter-in-place” orders directing everyone to basically stay inside their homes for the next three weeks in hopes of suppressing the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the region.

You might think the average American should be entitled to know information that could save their life, their family’s lives or their neighbors’ lives.

The U.S. now has the highest number of known coronavirus cases in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

These are interesting times we live in. News seems to change by the hour, and the message coming from the White House changes depending on what the polls say.

While these past few weeks have brought fear, uncertainty and isolation, we all owe the people risking their health for our benefit more than we can imagine.

This weekend brought a breath of fresh air when it comes to the information being provided to the public regarding the novel coronavirus strain wreaking havoc on America.

If you commit acts of government corruption like wire fraud, tax fraud, or lying to the federal government you might get a pardon.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent his life in service to our nation. Now it’s up to us to carry on his legacy.

Marion is moving quickly to use tax increment financing (TIF) to help fund the development of the former Marion National Bank Building, now called Ridley Tower, after yet another developer approached the city looking for a handout.

As news spreads about the coronavirus outbreak in China, airports will begin to look more like hospital wards.

It’s no secret that our city and county governments are strapped for cash.

No matter your political affiliation, former National Security Advisor John Bolton needs to testify in the Senate impeachment trial.

“Why did Auschwitz happen? Why? I don’t have an answer to that. How, I know.”

The presidency of Donald Trump rose to a crescendo Tuesday night, bringing our nation’s successes and failures into full view.

While the majority of Americans most likely lie closer to the middle of the political spectrum, our democracy has been commandeered by extremists.

Some homeowners in Marion were in a panic about a new ordinance after the city sent out a one-page mailer warning about a new fine for not completing a now-required registration process.

It’s unsettling to know two students in Grant County threatened a school shooting this week.