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Misery in the air

Anyone recall the good old days when you could climb aboard a commercial jet operated by a major... More

  • By Tim Capps/contributing columnist,
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No laughing matter

Make no mistake: It never was, isn’t now and never will be acceptable to use racial slurs, tell... More

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Cost of coverage

After reviewing in recent months the salaries and benefits of those working for both the city and... More

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Coal still alive, thriving

When Mark Twain read his (obviously) premature obituary in the New York Times, he famously... More

  • By Jim Waters/contributing columnist,
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Bigger Boone will hurt city

I was a professional real estate agent and broker in Franklin County for more than 18 years. I... More

  • By Pat Layton
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The State Journal encourages readers to submit letters to the editor for publication by... More

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Dirty politics

Let’s face it. Let’s stop beating around the bush. Let’s just get it out in the open right up... More

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Mother knows best

By the time this is printed, the writer will have returned from an 11-day study abroad adventure... More

  • By Tim Capps/contributing columnist,
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Grades need work

We didn’t expect Franklin County Public Schools Superintendent Chrissy Jones’ first year-end job... More

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Freedom can be noisy

There’s a sign at the entrance to the United States Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, S.C.... More

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Moving on from pills

Talk about your classic good news/bad news. The good news is it appears the “pill mill”... More

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Your letters

The State Journal encourages readers to submit letters to the editor for publication by noon... More

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Screen squinting

If there is one thing that virtually all readers of this publication, and others like it across... More

  • By Tim Capps/Contributing columnist
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Top secret no more

Own a home next to a nosy neighbor, and a privacy fence might be in order. But if that same... More

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New world, new choices

In an “Ozzie and Harriet” world, children would grow up in a family with two parents who’d been... More

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Make a difference

During the past 10 days, hundreds of students from Franklin County, Western Hills and Frankfort... More

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Joke's over

Ever attend an event with a speech and hear the speaker begin by saying, “I’d like to start out... More

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Praise for KSU collaboration

A tipping point has been reached. Over the past several years, our community has taken steps to... More

  • By Ed Councill
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Your letters

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No good answers in Syria

In the spring of 2011, in what would forever be remembered as the “Arab spring,” the world... More

  • By Tim Capps/contributing columnist,
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It’s time to listen

When a young Floyd Gardner landed on the beach at Normandy 69 years ago today, overwhelming noise... More

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