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The folks who work at numbers-cruncher Nate Silver’s website, FiveThirtyEight.com, are not political advocates. Rather, they study trends and polls and such and report on them.

Updated at 11:21 AM

Necessity is the mother of invention. Does that proverb also apply to the use of a waffle iron? It would seem so.

Updated at 11:05 AM

We were talking about death, about the growing number of young people killed by overdoses of heroin and prescription drugs. If anything would scare people away from drugs, I said, it would be the death of a friend.

Updated at 11:03 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about arsenic levels found in cheap wine.

Posted at 11:00 AM

Mo'ne Davis believes in second chances, even for the college baseball player kicked off his team after sending an offensive tweet about the Little League World Series phenom.

Updated at 10:45 AM

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Updated at 10:32 AM

My father-in-law, Larry, was a good man overall, but he had a couple of bad habits, one of which often led to the other. He enjoyed a wee drop now and again, and after a drink or three, he liked nothing better than sitting down late at night and...

Updated at 10:25 AM

When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents.So, I asked, one night at the dinner table. How much money have you saved for my college education?

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Updated at 9:39 AM

It was the first car show of the always-busy car show season in Carthage, a day to learn about a condition that is misunderstood by many and a chance to have fun all wrapped up in one event.

Updated at 9:36 AM

Emerald Leroy “Pete” Tiller, 91, Carthage, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015 surrounded by his family.

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