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When the fear of getting COVID-19 was high and lock-down orders were in place, telehealth was an important resource, allowing patients to connect with doctors by live video, telephone, and remote …

Humid subtropical — that is the official climate classification for south Louisiana. I did not choose this, like many of you I was born into it. Webster defines the prefix sub as below, …

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) just released its annual report on the state of early childhood education (ECE). The news isn’t good. COVID’s devastating impact …

The World Trade Organization (WTO) recently released the text of a proposal to suspend patents on COVID-19 vaccines. All WTO members will vote on the proposal in June. The text won't take effect …

A long-simmering municipal (taxpayer funded) broadband project will be put on hold for now in Jasper, Texas, but the small town may continue to pay a consultant $25,000 a month to stay on the payroll …

Do you ever think about okra when you’re eating a s’more and sipping on a cola while wearing your favorite cotton t-shirt and sitting next to your hibiscus plant? I bet you will the next time …

It was her first overseas trip, and Vice President Harris, recently deputized to address what the White House calls “the root causes of migration,” was in Guatemala trying to break through with a …

This week, the United States officially hit the sad mark of one million Covid-19 deaths. The mainstream media coverage has detailed how this death toll has varied based on age, race, and vaccination …

One might suppose that even the reflexively pro-Big Labor Biden Administration would want to keep its distance from International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) union President Harold …

Clark Robertson: Chores for Summer

We are into the heat of summer, and it is a chore to be out working in the yard right now. Sometimes just getting the grass cut is about the extent of what I care to do in the yard. However, there …

The second full week in May is American Craft Beer Week. This frothy celebration has been happening since 2006 as a national week to celebrate “independent brewers and small breweries around the …

In the final days of the 2022 Colorado General Assembly, Democrats in Denver rushed through legislation expanding collective bargaining privileges to tens of thousands of employees in over half of …

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure legislation, passed in November, 2021, undercuts consumer privacy. Buried in the legislation is a requirement that car manufacturers create a new monitoring …

Patience… I don’t know many who claim they have more than enough. It’s not an easy attribute to attain, especially in today’s world where everything seems to happen in seconds. We’ve …

Crime is on the rise around the country, the midterm elections are fast approaching, and the largest bloc of House conservatives is preparing a comprehensive package of law-and-order …

In 2009, then-President Barack Obama (a former smoker) signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The landmark legislation gave the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

School’s out, and the official start of summer is days away. This has me thinking about peanuts and football; pumpkins and Halloween; and black-eyed peas and New Year’s Day. You’re …

On May 10, President Biden said that fighting ever-worsening inflation – sitting at 8.3% as of the just-released April Consumer Price Index (CPI) report – is his “top domestic priority.” He …

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, wants to stop workers from knowing about their rights and also go back to the days of employers being guilty until proven innocent. The Senate Budget Committee …

This year, President Joe Biden publicly lauded small business week (May 1-7) remarking that “small businesses across America have shaped and embodied our Nation’s entrepreneurial spirit and …

Dear Editor, The Denham Springs Spring Festival Day had arrived. My five year old granddaughter and I had just arrived by car in the church parking lot a couple of blocks away from Range Avenue. …

One adjective I’d use to describe gardeners is “persistent.” I mentioned my great-grandmother a few weeks ago. She was an active gardener up until 90. Her son, V.J. Hill, passed away last …

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