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My Turn . . .

December 19, 2014

 Ceremonies take on lasting flavor Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Over the past two years, I’ve attended eight weddings, most of them involving friends of my son, who at 32 years of age is still enjoying the freedom of bachelorhood.  If ...

Budget reform ideas for 2015 and beyond

December 19, 2014

 By Michael D. LaFaive The fiscal 2015 year began Oct. 1 and this year’s budget is more than $52 billion. Some may think every line item amounts to spending that should be held sacrosanct. Your author is not among them. The Center has repeatedly ...

My Turn . . .

December 19, 2014

 Noted historian took today’s schools to task Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief By most accounts, he is the ultimate “student of history.” That title rightly belongs to David McCullough, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize ...

May it Please the Palate

December 19, 2014

Crispy cauliflower buffalo wings By Nick Roumel   During football season, there is nothing like a tailgate party with friends and munching down on a crispy batch of Buffalo wings. Here’s a version that dispenses with those pesky bones: they’re ...

Courts to review the rights of transgendered inviduals

December 19, 2014

 By Marie E. Matyjaszek Everyone has heard of workplace sexual discrimination, and the general thought that comes to mind is an employer doing something unfairly to an employee based on the employee’s gender of male or female.  Many people ...

My Turn . . .

December 19, 2014

A ‘Daily Dozen’ worth repeating   Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief   During its publishing hey­day, The Chicago Tribune once labeled auto pioneer Henry Ford an “ignoramus.”  As was his wont, Ford sued, challenging ...