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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 18:36

Guest Column: Secretary of Defense James Mattis has a solid and impressive resume

Many nicknames have been given to Secretary of Defense James Mattis. But “Mad Dog” should not be one of them.

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Guest column: Winning at all costs has its price

At risk of sounding like an old guy pining for times past that exist only in my imagination, I want to mourn the passing of a sweet innocence that used to be found in small American towns.

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Gene Frenette: For Jasick, rebuilding JU hoops not easy job

When Tony Jasick agreed three years ago to take over Jacksonville University’s struggling basketball program, both parties understood there was no quick fix.

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Guest column: Passage of the Human Rights Ordinance was a watershed moment for Jacksonville

When people feel frightened or insecure, it is difficult for them to step back and make decisions that will be most beneficial in the long term.

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Guest column: City’s move to 401(k) pensions is big mistake as Palm Beach showed

There are lessons — and consequences — for all parties with a stake in funding public employee benefits in Jacksonville.

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Guest column: A plan for universal health care

We are on the cusp of significant change in health care policy.

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Guest column: Corrections and probation officers deserve raises

Gov. Rick Scott is asking that $46 million be included in the 2017-2018 state budget for pay increases for correctional and probation officers.

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Guest column: Passage of Human Rights Ordinance turns Christians into targets

The headline splashed across the front of the Times-Union read: “City bans LGBT discrimination.”

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