Opinion

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 18:41

Tuesday’s Lead Letter: Let’s start treating children as people — and stop treating them as burdens

We all win when we recognize the rights of children.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 18:41

Tuesday’s Editorial: Have many American men lost the will to work?

A slow-moving crisis is often overlooked by both the general public and the news media.

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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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Monday’s Lead Letter: Legal Aid is good for the economy

Most lawyers are familiar with the positive impact of legal aid on low-income families, but there is powerful evidence that legal aid also benefits the economy.

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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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Monday Cheers: Downtown advocates win recognition

Congratulations to a top local organization and three key area figures who have been recognized for their work to make downtown Jacksonville a vibrant spot!

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Sunday’s Lead Letter: Ideas for making intersections safer

I read the article that reported crashes were up 10 percent last year at intersections with red-light cameras.

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Saturday’s Lead Letter: Trash is a huge issue at Ed Austin Regional Park

I go to Ed Austin Regional Park every day. It is a beautiful park in Arlington that gets many visitors.

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Friday’s Lead Letter: Here’s what is happening to our troubled young men

I am the father of three kids. I live on the Northside. I am familiar with the questions raised by the writer of the letter, “Young men gone wrong; why does it happen?”

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