Carson blames 'PC culture' for Muslim comment flap

...even care if you agree with them as long as you sit down and shut up," he said to rousing applause.Carson said Thomas Jefferson would "stroke out and die" if he saw how expansive the U.S. government has become. He urged evangelicals to use their...
Nation and World
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related...and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey as he stepped out of the Jefferson City Correctional Center into a sunny morning, wearing a new pair of...
Nation and World
My Turn: Denali says it all

...would have taken up their fight.And the fact that the continent's most prominent mountain escaped being named Washington, Jefferson, or Lincoln is a reminder that most Americans thought little about the purchase of Alaska. They had little interest in the...
Death Notice: James Jefferson Pilgrim

James Jefferson Pilgrim died June 12, 2014 at the age of 56. Pilgrim was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sept. 29, 1957. He served in the U...
Death Notices
Hundreds attend funerals for church shooting victims

...was spray-painted on a monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia, on Thursday, only the latest...region where the Confederacy was formed 154 years ago and where Jefferson Davis was elected president. By Wednesday, the mayor in...
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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...the names of two slave-owning U.S. presidents, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, from the moniker of its 67-year-old...the party has changed and "history has not been kind" to Jefferson and Jackson."If we want to be the party of the people...
Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth to perform July 8 schools. Their travels have led to collaborations with Eamon O'Leary (The Alt w/John Doyle, Nuala Kennedy), Jefferson Hamer (of Child Ballads w/Anais Mitchell), Tim Eriksen, Wayne Henderson, Riley Baugus, and Alice Gerrard.The two...
South Carolina gov: Confederate flag comes down today

...excuse for it?" Neal said.Rep. Jenny Horne, a white Republican who said she is a descendent of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, scolded her party members for stalling."I cannot believe that we do not have the heart in this body to do something...
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Police & Fire for Friday, June 26, 2015

...without a valid license in the 7100 block of Egan Drive. The vehicle was impounded.? At 11:13 a.m. Thursday, Lorenzo Jefferson, 52, was cited for driving without a license and not carrying proof of insurance in the 4900 block of Glacier Highway. His...
My Turn: The power of radical mothers

...isn't a radical. "Healing for Victims" is the title of a photograph taken of her during the Courage Walk ceremony in Jefferson County, Colorado, a few weeks ago. My mother has been one of the biggest fundraisers in that event since a few years after...


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