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Rev. Henning Jacobson didn’t want to get vaccinated. But the Lutheran pastor in Cambridge, Massachusetts, didn’t raise religious objections. His was a …
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Apologies are never easy. The words “I’m sorry” inflict damage on our egos. The vulnerability and humility required to publicly acknowledge being wrong…
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What’s on your mind? That question greets you upon opening Facebook. It sits there innocently inviting you to share your pithy (or mundane) thoughts wi…
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On Monday (Aug. 30), several organizations held a joint rally on the Missouri Capitol lawn in Jefferson City to demand freedom for two men prosecutors …
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“Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes.” The length of a year. The cast in the Broadway musical Rent sang out those words to ask a more…
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“This crusade, this war on terrorism is going to take a while.” Five days after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush uttered those w…
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, announced his resignation on Tuesday (Aug. 10). Finally. Allegations that he sexually harassed women continued …
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Most of the shows on HGTV offer a predictable plot. Home improvement experts tackle a big challenge. Unexpected problems emerge, creating a budget or t…
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