China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...submitted to the Department of Labor since 2008, only one had been closed."The history of these agreements betrays a harsh truth: that the actual enforcement of labor provisions of past U.S. FTAs lags far behind the promises," concluded a report this...
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On Writing: Editorial horrors

...lyrical, sometimes pugnacious stylistic panache, is mine and mine alone, and, reader, I hate to disillusion you. But, truth to tell, I have help.I have at home, reading and reviewing and passing judgment on drafts of nearly everything I write...
Letter: Definition of marriage is sacred

...flow, you may have trouble understanding the concept of forming your faith on what the Bible states to be true (even if that truth is harder or less comfortable to follow). This includes that marriage is between a man and a woman, and that homosexuality...
Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...100,000 babies died due to exposure to these same chemicals. When in our past did these horrible things occur? The sad truth is they are happening right now. Those statistics are for the last 50 years to the present.Though smoking laws are now protecting...
Analysis: GOP budget doesn't add up

...and a possible backlash from the voters in 2016.Republican veterans and newcomers alike made no mention of this political truth in praising their own handiwork in recent days as the blueprint was ratified on party-line votes in both houses."This balanced...
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Favorite American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby

...American Pharoah angled outside and fought off a persistent Firing Line as Dortmund tired along the rail.Now, the moment of truth. Could American Pharoah justify Baffert's belief that he was an exceptional colt?"I was on pins and needles all week...
Empire Editorial: Parents, talk to your kids about cannabis

...highlights: ? Avoid scare tactics: These might work well on younger children, but as soon as that teen realizes the whole truth, there goes a parent's credibility. ? Listen: A good conversation goes both ways. ? Be cautious about confronting...
Empire Editorial: Legislature's logjam puts control in hands of cities, boroughs

...the ground, at the scene, can make a better, more informed decision than someone in far-off Washington.There's some truth to that argument, but Morphet suggests taking the next logical step - if Alaskans can manage federal land better than the federal...
Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...hometown. "I always say that Yakutat on a rainy day is better than a sunny day anywhere else," she said. I couldn't test the truth of that while I was there - all three days were gloriously sunny, with Mount Saint Elias visible from miles away - but a sunny...
Alaska Editorial: Legislature's focus on cuts has avoided other half of funding equation

...Daily News-Miner: Alaska's multibillion-dollar budget deficit cannot be closed through cuts alone. This is a fundamental truth, and even a basic understanding of the math involved makes it an obvious conclusion. But that inescapable reality has apparently...


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