Columns

Mac’s View

Dangers of sedentary lifestyle Many of us, including myself, are spending too much time on our backsides, and there seems little doubt that this hurts our health. We all seem to be settling for more sedentary activities, such as sitting in front of a computer writing and making preparations to get a newspaper issue out…

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Financial Focus

Why should recent graduates care about retirement planning? If you’ve graduated from college in the past year or so and started your first job, you’re no doubt learning a lot about establishing yourself as an adult and being responsible for your own finances. So, thoughts of your retirement are probably far away. And yet you…

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The 501

Donald and Scrooge made cents Everything I know about economics I learned from Donald Duck. I exaggerate. But to this day I remember the gist of an Uncle Scrooge and Donald supply-and-demand story about bottle caps whereas I remember nothing from Economics 101 except how to spell and pronounce Keynes. Google “Donald Duck Uncle Scrooge…

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Benjamin News

By Gladene Green Finally we are having some nice sunny days after last week’s unseasonably cool weather. The temps were in the 60s almost every day, and that’s pretty chilly for early May. I bet before the summer is gone we will be wishing for some cooler days. We got about three inches of rain…

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Opinion

Was Russia collusion a hoax? By Robert Romano “This is probably done in conjunction with Fusion GPS that was making this stuff up, they conveniently were able to get this into the FBI, willing takers at the FBI, and this was all to dirty up the Trump campaign. I mean, I have to say, you…

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On the Tee

Where should rakes be placed? Rakes are a necessary evil because of bunkers—that’s the correct term for these depressions with sand, not sand traps as a lot of golfers call them. Where should rakes be placed? Inside or outside of the bunkers? Well, this question has been debated for a long time and it seems…

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