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In our lifetimes, each of us will be challenged to help a loved one face the end of life, whether that person is an aging parent or a terminally-ill child. Most of us will focus on lessening the physical suffering of those we love, while having more difficulty approaching their spiritual needs.

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LAUREL — To the Gateway District Boy Scouts and everyone who donated to the annual Scouting for Food Drive last weekend. More than 11,000 pounds of food was delivered to the Shalom Center’s food pantry for sorting and distributing to hundreds of families. “When we have regular donations you …

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Lately some presidential candidates are resurrecting the idea of paying reparations to the descendants of slaves. Paying these reparations is just another convenient political hoax to divide our country. If politicians were actually serious about this, which they are not, how would it work?

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I just had lunch with one of my best friends and on the drive there he went, “Yuck, March.” I said, “What’s wrong with March?” He said, “It’s so brown.”

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Did you notice the group outside of Planned Parenthood the other day? They are going across the country in 40 days to call for more support for birth control access to prevent unwanted pregnancies before they happen.

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As the wife of a United States postal employee, letter carrier, I would like to make a recommendation to all residents.

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March Madness, the best time of the year for basketball fans, is here. There’s nothing like the NCAA tournament for game after game drama, and Wisconsin is well represented with the Badgers and Marquette Golden Eagles in the men’s field and the Golden Eagles in the women’s field.

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Locally, we spend billions and billions for Foxconn, but nothing for Harley Davidson or Oscar Mayer. Oscar Mayer moved to Illinois. I guess Illinois is open for business.

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We are currently a host family for an exchange student from Turkey. This is a new and exciting experience as we introduce Kenosha to someone who traveled over 5,000 miles to spend an academic year experiencing life in America.

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In the weeks leading up to the midterm elections, you could already see a tea party redux setting itself up for the Democrats in the same the way the original tea party movement had swept the Republicans into power in 2011.

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What has happened to the Democratic Party? It’s become the puppet party used by the progressive socialist left zealots whose only mindset is to gain power and attack and destroy any who get in the way.

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As part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” case that federal prosecutors announced March 12, dozens of people – including Hollywood actresses and wealthy businessmen – stand accused of having bought their children’s way into elite colleges and universities.

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LAUREL — To the firefighters, police officers and sheriff’s deputies who perform in the Kenosha Area Pipes and Drums Association bagpipe band, which will make the rounds this weekend in the annual “St. Patty’s Day Kenosha Krawl.” To all of the Irish among us, enjoy this local tradition and h…

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A proposed solar farm on 1,400 acres in the town of Paris was on display March 5 when the engineering report reached the state Department of Natural Resources.

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If you are like many younger folks, you may not watch a lot of live TV any more — at least not synchronously. Mostly gone are the days where everyone sat and watched the 6 o’clock news or “The Wizard of Oz.”

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The March 10 Kenosha News travel section featured a column by Arthur Frommer, the “Budget Traveler,” with the headline, “Ocasio-Cortez points the way to a wiser transportation policy.”

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On Wednesday John Schaefer put forth a great starting point for requiring Washington politicians to work for the people of this country rather than simply working to get themselves reelected and enriching themselves.

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This is another VOP that I have wanted to write for a long time. I mentioned this to my boss who is from Illinois. He told me it’s a law in Illinois that all bicyclists have to have a flashing light in front and back.

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The beach houses are an important part of our history and our culture. It’s important to make sure we maintain and protect those buildings.

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In 1933, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 22 as World Water Day, with a focus on the importance of fresh water and urging the appropriate management of such resources.

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I have never been so anxious for spring.

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How can we clean up a government that works for lobbyists, billionaires, unions and special interest groups instead of the American people? This is my idea, not perfect, but a start.

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I read and hear stories daily on the news about how people reach out to help others in need. Collecting money, offering support, giving up their time and energy at food banks, homeless shelters, the list goes on and on. It is a true testimony of the second commandment, “Love your neighbor as…

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As we look hopefully for areas where our Democratic governor and Republican-majority legislative houses can find common ground in the budget process, we think we’ve found one.

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Emotional stress surrounding divorce can make life painfully difficult for couples and their families, even those who are able to remain reasonably amicable.

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It was a sunny and cold Saturday morning, so typical of mid-January. Mary White bundled up to make her way to the Rhode Center for the Arts for the Winter HarborMarket. She came every week for her favorites, but she often took home something different as well. As she walked around the typica…

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It was a sunny and cold Saturday morning, so typical of mid-January. Mary White bundled up to make her way to the Rhode Center for the Arts for the Winter HarborMarket. She came every week for her favorites, but she often took home something different as well. As she walked around the typica…

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