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In worn wooden cribs, some Guatemalan children in the daycare lay unattended for hours. No one played with them, no one cuddled them.

Frank Denton

02/17/2017 - 15:56
What you see can depend on what you’re looking for...
 
02/03/2017 - 16:06
It probably is too much to ask for Donald Trump to pause and think for a moment and parse his...
 
01/21/2017 - 17:05
Over the emotional week when Donald Trump swore his oath as president and his supporters celebrated...
 

Tia Mitchell

02/24/2017 - 09:21
Here’s a secret in the legislative process: Bills that have single or low two-digit numbers...
 
02/17/2017 - 09:46
The 2017 legislative session hasn’t started but people are already saying it could be one for...
 
02/11/2017 - 16:48
Leadership has its privileges.
 

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Ron Littlepage

09/27/2016 - 20:00
The speaker’s assessment was straightforward:
 
05/20/2016 - 10:17
While the write-in candidate scam to limit voting in two contentious races on the August ballot is...
 
05/19/2016 - 11:35
Fresh from losing the sound bite game during his trip to California, Gov. Rick Scott is now aiming...
 

Fact Check

Fact Check: Sign outside Dearborn mosque is a fake

A photo posted on Facebook of a sign outside of a Dearborn, Mich., mosque advertises that it has been placed by the Advancement of Islamic Agenda for America. It reads, “AMERICA WE WILL KILL YOU ALL AND NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO STOP IT” and exults “ALLAH BE PRAISED.”

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Fact Check: Birds really can eat rice safely

An urban legend that keeps cropping up, especially during the busy wedding season, is that you shouldn’t throw rice because birds will eat it, the rice will immediately begin absorbing water in the bird’s body, swell and, if there is enough rice, it will kill the bird.

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Fact Check: On uniforms as tributes, the NFL usually takes a hard line

Times-Union readers want to know:

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Fact Check: Obama never forced Islamic prayer on U.S. House

Facebook posts a claim that President Barack Obama enforced an Islamic opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Read more

Sound Off: Letters from Readers

Sound Off: Sayings that our readers live by

We asked members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group to share their favorite saying, the one they have drawn on during their life or the one that they appreciate the most. We’ll print half of the responses this week and the remainder next week. Here are the first responses:

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Sound Off: Our readers pick their best president, Part II

The country now has a new president. President Donald Trump hasn’t served very long, so we can’t assess his presidency. But we wanted to know from members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group which of the previous 44 presidents they would rank No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, and for what reasons did they choose their No. 1. This must have intrigued the readers, as the responses poured in, so we printed half the rankings last week (see them at jacksonville.com/reason) and the rest this week. Here are the final batch of responses:

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Sound Off: Our readers’ No. 1 president

The country now has a new president. President Donald Trump hasn’t served very long, so we can’t assess his presidency. But we wanted to know from members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group which of the previous 44 presidents they would rank No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, and for what reasons did they choose their No. 1. This must have intrigued the readers, as the responses poured in, so we will run half the rankings this week and the rest in next week’s Reason. Here are the first batch of responses:

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Sound Off: What readers learned from failure

We’ve all experienced some level of failure, which is how we learn and grow. We asked members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group what was the most important thing they learned from failure, or the most important thing that came out of a personal failure. Here are the responses:

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