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July 5, 2015

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Photo: Shrubs grow from cracks in the Searchlight Airport
Bought out of foreclosure, Searchlight airpark could become a draw for RC enthusiasts
Bill and Joan Turnbull of Seattle bought the roughly 40-acre property — off U.S. 95 at the southern edge of Searchlight, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas — out of foreclosure for $400,000. They don’t have “hard and fast plans” for the property but are thinking of ...
Photo: TCU running back Aaron Green stiff-arms Kansas lin
Ohio State or TCU? Odds say it’s close race for college football’s best team
End the debate on which team should go into the college football season ranked second behind defending national champion Ohio State. There is no such dispute for the only sports book that’s already posted lines on the games. ....
Ignoring high court rulings is anarchy, not conservatism
Here is the news flash: There is nothing conservative about calling for the disbanding of the Supreme Court, demanding that the order …
Obamacare is surviving and thriving
Was I on the edge of my seat, waiting for the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare subsidies? No. I was pacing the room, too nervous to sit, worried that the court would use one sloppily worded sentence to deprive millions of health insurance, condemn tens of thousands to financial ruin and send thousands to premature death.
Stop grabbing for ‘Wal-Mart grace’ and start embracing real solutions
When Dylann Roof was arraigned in Charleston, S.C., on murder charges, members of his victims’ families stated that they forgave him. Their words clearly gratified many white Americans, such as GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum, because they offered an escape from more controversial subjects. Asked what the country should do to prevent similar incidents in the future, Santorum refused to mention gun control, anti-racism education or efforts to reduce systemic racial inequality. What gave him “more hope than anything,” he said in an ABC interview, was the way the family members showed “true forgiveness.” Black people offering forgiveness to a ...
French worries over the Islamic State point to Syria
Six months after the Jan. 7 attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, Paris remains a city on guard. Black-uniformed military police of the Republican Security Companies patrol tourist sites with submachine guns. Museums, concert halls and even bookstores funnel visitors through …

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