Commentary: Reforms at state prisons protecting lives, safety

Reforms by lawmakers and the Department of Corrections are addressing the needs of all concerned.

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Editorial: FDA needs to go beyond planned vaping flavor ban

That’s a good move, but a spate of lung illnesses shows the need for closer review of vaping products.

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Candidates for sheriff say they couldn’t be more different

Here’s a lively discussion with Sheriff Ty Trenary and his challenger, sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Fortney.

Editorial: Need, resources make for tough call on opioid deal

A settlement could bring money sooner, but some say a drugmaker is hiding money from plaintiffs.

Editorial: Need for aid mounts in Bahamas, U.S. after Dorian

Here’s where to look for advice on which charities will put donations to their most-effective use.

Editorial: State needs to help local districts build schools

A land swap could add to state school construction funds, but it’s a far cry from what’s needed.

Robinson: Next president has daunting to-do list ahead

After Trump is sent packing, the president will have to undo the damage done to all three branches.

Harrop: Warren’s policies may not play well in swing states

The states Democrats need to ensure a 2020 win are showing as toss-ups between her and Trump.

Democrats not innocent of prejudicial actions

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