Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...court prevented enforcement while the case was on appeal to the 5th Circuit.Backers of the regulations say they are common-sense measures intended to protect women. Abortion rights groups say the regulations have only one aim: to make it harder...
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Witness: Ray Coxe sells guns off the books

...some of the most priceless objects you have in your business, by himself, turn your back and walk away. Ordinary common sense says that doesn't happen," Vince said.Coxe maintains that he thought Coday was leaving the store since he was putting...
Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...very poor message" to send to fishermen who are struggling with tough catch quotas. He said Young's proposal is "common sense in fisheries management" and deserves a hard look. Goethel said Young's proposal could help Northeastern regional...
My Turn: Building a sustainable future through conversations with Alaskans

...schools and other infrastructure. We are obligated to pay public employee retirement costs. Our state constitution and common sense dictate the need to provide for public education, public safety, and public health. The Legislature's finance director...
Police: Grads celebrated responsibly

...weekend.Dallas said officers didn't find or break up any parties, and it appeared that the class of 2015 used "good common sense" by not drinking and driving."I think it's a combination of things," Dallas said of the lack of incidents...
Empire Editorial: Zoning codes favor dogs and dead over children

...population is treated like a public nuisance by city code. It's no wonder we have a daycare crisis in this town.Common sense (and working eyes and ears) lead us to believe a daycare center wouldn't be any louder or create any more car or...
Engineer was obsessed with trains as teen

...writer posted in 2011. The same user said in 2012: "It shouldn't take an act of Congress to get industry to adopt common-sense safety systems on their own."It is unclear whether the author of the posts was, in fact, Bostian. In a message...
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My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...government to pick up 90 percent of the health care costs for tens of thousands of uninsured Alaskans. Should ideology trump common sense in these times when "we're burning the wood on our lifeboats," according to Sen. Lyman Hoffman, who previously...
Spring safely into Summer

...reliant upon electronic devices for your safety, but as a tool to use in conjunction with experience, knowledge, and common sense they can be very helpful. Many would argue for the reliability and simplicity of a good old map and compass, and certainly...
My Turn: Attacking Public Defenders for doing their job is a disservice to all

...comments on the sentencing of a defendant for possessing child pornography. That editorial rejected the longstanding, common-sense notion to "let the punishment fit the crime." It then went on to personally and unfairly criticize a federal public...


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