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The Gray Ghost and Sugar Britches: A story about reality and guns

By Terry Burger Press and Journal staff   On the morning of Jan. 17, 1989, a loser named Patrick Purdy attacked Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, Calif. He fired more than 100 rounds from a Chinese assault rifle, killing five … more

NFL’s new ‘anthem policy’ is pure hypocrisy: Jeffery Robinson

The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a … more

Publisher's Voice: A closer look at a voice in the Sound Off-sphere

Sound Off – love it or hate it. If items lean your way, then it’s a great read. If parts go against your grain, then the weekly jumble of comments is an abomination. There’s hardly ever any gray area with this part of your community newspaper. … more

Designing a solution to our productivity crisis: Dick Resch

America is mired in a productivity crisis. According to the most recent government data, American workers’ productivity over the last decade has grown at less than half the annual rate it did … more

One Penn State student’s experience with Human Relations Commission: Kenneth W. Gatten III

Walking through the narrow, dark hallway, the two of us begin to think we may be alone. The floorboards, once finished and neat, are now cloudy gray and loose, bending and creaking under our … more

Mike Folmer: Openness and union contracts

  Openness, transparency and accountability are key elements of my “Promise to Pennsylvania” – and words that sometimes echo through the halls of the Capitol. However, these words apparently have no meaning when it comes to … more

Our Voice: How the charity of others and a hero's life move us

Just when it seems as though we’re stumbling through the darkness of the grimness of human existence, the good deeds of which humans are capable shines light upon us. Isn’t that how you felt when you read in last week’s Press And Journal about … more

The fine print on pipelines isn’t scary: Robert Bradley

Have you heard? Transporting oil through pipelines is a threat to humanity! The many accidents highlighted in the press speak for themselves. Except that pipeline accidents are rare — and many … more

Trumpcare and its clear examples of gender bias must be stopped: Laura Finley

Although the American Health Care Act of 2017 is rife with problems, one of the most disturbing is its shocking gender bias. But why should we be shocked that the AHCA, or “Trumpcare,” privileges … more

Still work to be done on making medical cannabis a reality: Mike Folmer

One of my proudest accomplishments in the Pennsylvania Senate was passage of Act 16 of 2016, which will bring medical cannabis to Pennsylvania. My goal has been — and continues to be — giving … more
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