County board to hear jail presentation
(Local News ~ 01/10/09)
Red Willow County commissioners will discuss the county's jail needs and a railroad crossing project during their weekly meeting Monday, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., in the commissioners' room on the third floor of the courthouse in McCook. The board will reorganize and elect officers at 9:10 a.m...
Give all taxpayers a break -- even if they're Ted Turner
(Editorial ~ 01/10/09)
It's easy to let personalities get in the way of sound policy -- such as the way former Sen. Ernie Chambers became the target that made term limits a reality in our state. Now, Ted Turner is in danger of taking over that role in another issue. Omaha lawmaker Sen. Tom White contends that Ted Turner has received too much money from the current property tax credit program...
The sociology of love and relationships
(Column ~ 01/10/09)
I saw a couple out and about last weekend that I haven't seen for awhile. They've been married for quite some time and he pretty much ignored her like he usually does. She had an affair a while back that most of their friends, including him, knew about but he didn't leave her or ask her to leave and she didn't leave him or ask him to leave. Even though this particular example involves a wife being unfaithful to her husband, it certainly works the other way around too...
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