Redwood Falls Gazette

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Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Republicans hailed the budget resolutions released this week by the House and Senate as a blueprint for addressing the urgent problem of what to do for the poor and middle class once they become rich.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. Moore, Oklahoma, has been hit by a tornado. And Pete Rose has asked for his lifetime ban for betting on baseball to be lifted.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:45 AM

A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on foot.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

Posted Mar 26, 2015 at 12:01 AM

I have noticed that, in an attempt to be nice, many people avoid being clear; which in the end is a disservice to everyone involved in the miscommunication.

Posted Mar 23, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Here is a list of things I wouldn’t want to walk into a room and overhear other people saying:

Posted Mar 21, 2015 at 12:01 AM

We celebrate mediocrity in so many different ways that it is no wonder our kids are so stuck on themselves.

Updated Mar 20, 2015 at 8:01 PM

About 15 years ago in Winter Haven, Florida, Thomas Roe Oldt, a columnist for the local paper, The Ledger, wrote about the quick and unlikely arrest of two teenagers accused of murder.

Posted Mar 20, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Down Syndrome has taught me so much about what it is to love and what it is to accept; Kolie carries her Down Syndrome with her for all to see.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

Iran is now a source of tremendous strain in United States domestic politics as well as foreign policy. Escalating divisions between Democrats and Republicans are greatly complicating our foreign policy. In the end, this may strengthen the influence...

Posted Mar 16, 2015 at 12:01 AM

When I was growing up, a peanut butter sandwich consisted of Skippy or Jif peanut butter on a piece of Wonder Bread, the bread equivalent of meringue; the thought of putting anything else on a peanut butter sandwich was heresy.

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