October 11, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Free press good for all

This week is also National Newspaper Week. We aren't just tooting The Democrat's own horn but championing the idea of a free press. More...

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Time Magazine looks at Don Siegelman case

Alabama Viewpoint

For the third time this year reporting about the prosecution of Don Siegelman has made headlines in national publications. More...

Lawmen too often nannies, counselors

Sunday, a county deputy was Those who keep up with this called to a scene of a confrontation between a mother and a daughter. Weapons might be involved. More...

Salute to firefighters

This week is Fire Prevention Week, a time to think about fire safety and to honor firefighters everywhere who work for us. Here in Clarke County we have 14 volunteer fire departments. More...

Three sturdy legs support good open government

My mom used to have a small, three-legged wooden stool. I don't remember the stool being used for any reason, just something to set a newspaper or magazine on for a minute. It was small and thus not sturdy enough to hold anything of weight. More...

Reapportionment around corner

Historically congressional and legislative districts have been redrawn every 10 years when new census figures are taken. However, the U.S. More...

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'God' off of Capitol flag certificates

Congress Reports

In September, the Architect of the Capitol determined the word "God" should not appear on certificates included with flags flown over the United States Capitol. More...