In my last column on Hillary Clinton, I wrote about her early career and her time in the White House. This piece covers her most important accomplishments as a U.S. senator. Unfortunately, I cannot get all of her work in the U.S. Senate in one article, so I will largely summarize. In my final article in this series, I will move on to her service as Secretary of State.
Men and women who have served our country, often in the most difficult circumstances, sometimes return to civilian life with many personal challenges from post-traumatic stress disorder to substance abuse. Moreover, military occupations and training are not always immediately transferable into the civilian workforce especially when jobs are tight.
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Strawberry Pie Week a success
Whew, what a week it was!
First, we want to thank all the wonderful people who came to Jim's Spaghetti House during our Strawberry Pie Week. We cannot thank you enough for your patronage as well as your patience and understanding during this, our most busy week of the year.
Whether it's a reprisal from the George Strait song "Don't Mess with Texas" or an impassioned chorus of "Remember the Alamo," many Texans are rising to contest the approaching military exercise known as "Jade Helm 15."
Each year, The Herald-Dispatch proudly presents its Citizen Awards to people who have had a significant impact on the Tri-State through accomplishments in their chosen career fields or their efforts to make the region better in other ways.
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Huntington was among the first West Virginia cities to recognize the region's unique problem with housing and blight.
Last month an opinion column carried in this newspaper and others, "True liberty - including free speech - requires bravery" by Walter E. Williams, presented interesting themes relating to free speech that didn't sound completely accurate.
Let's say you've just become a new Christian. So what church or set of theologians or moral philosophers are you going to trust? "Just believe," they've been telling you. And you want to.