November 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Degrading of Citizenship Continues

GUEST COLUMN

U.S. citizenship, one of the world’s most precious and coveted treasures, is being diluted to near meaninglessness through poorly conceived federal policies and shameful fortune seekers who take advantage.   More...

Obituaries

Benjamin W. Burlock

Benjamin Walker Burlock, 20, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, from a head injury sustained at Tulane University. While seated on a low railing on a half-story dormitory staircase landing, he lost his balance and had no way to break his fall.  More...

Maine

Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

SOUTH PORTLAND   Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive — thus far the province of western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.  More...

Nation/World

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

FERGUSON, MO.   The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.  More...