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Getting a fair deal for National Guard members

During disasters, the assistance provided by members for the Army National Guard and Air National Guard have proved invaluable to the victims of disaster but also in support o... [Read the editorial]

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Debra J. Saunders: GOP nomination likely to come down to California primary  May 3
Froma Harrop: Drug firms’ greed so insane Congress finally paid attention  May 3
Kathleen Parker: Trump should thank his lucky XY chromosomes  May 2
Debra J. Saunders: ‘Free’ college would undermine value of education  May 1
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Commentary highlights

Trump appeal
Trump appeal: Viewpoints: Two views of GOP frontrunner's base of support
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The $10 founding father: Viewpoints: Hamilton's New York values still serve nation
Second-class rooms
Second-class rooms: Viewpoints: Invest in new schools for better education
2 years after Oso slide
2 years after Oso slide: Viewpoints: What we know and what we don't

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What's behind the appeal of Trump?  May 1
Guest commentary / Election 2016: Regardless of party, primary gives everyone a say   May 1
Guest commentary: Billboards an unfair attack on farmers   May 1
Guest commentary: Mental Wellness Fair offers skills, help to youths, adults   April 30
Guest commentary: Schools provide opportunities to foster fitness and fight obesity   April 30
Guest commentary: Everett City Council needs ward elections   April 28
Hamilton's New York values still serve the nation   April 24
Commentary: Share research to fight Zika and prepare for the next pandemic  April 24
Guest commentary: Shine light on why solar tax credit bill died   April 24
Guest commentary: Opposition to mosque goes against our religious freedom   April 23

More editorials

In Our View / America's Best Communities: Stilly Valley already a winner   April 29
In Our View: Congress should safeguard privacy of emails   April 28
In Our View / Public health spending: Fund fight against Zika, more   April 27
In Our View / Today's election: Turn in ballots for Everett, Marysville school district tax requests   April 26
In Our View / Mukilteo mosque: Preparing ground for apology   April 26
In Our View / Age-old crop doesn't need 'research': Kick-start the hemp industry   April 25
In Our View: The lead lurking in our water   April 24
In Our View: Senate energy bill powered by compromise  April 22
In Our View / Violence against young women: Protection, one case at a time   April 21
In Our View / WGU Washington: Online college a wise choice   April 20
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