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Second Chances Need Not Apply

To the domestic abuse victim and wife of Ray Rice — running back for the Baltimore Ravens and wife abuser — I apologize for writing this column.

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United States v 9-year-old

“Hear ye! Hear ye! All persons having business before this Court are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.
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Labor Day

Every so often there is a moment or an encounter that affects you for the rest of your life.

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Ambiguous Freedom

“To protect and to serve.” A cogent message for such a simple phrase — originally the motto of the LAPD, but familiar to us all.

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Poetry, Beauty, Romance, Love

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion.

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LEO local and Yarmuth once again!

It’s hard to believe it’s almost been 15 years since I first met John Yarmuth. He was holed up in his street-view office when LEO resided in the Billy Goat Strut building on East Main.

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Cancer, Interrupted

I owe a debt of gratitude to Angelina Jolie, which is unexpected given my cynical self typically scoffs at rich Hollywood types with whom I can’t relate.

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Caution: Flammable

Strange things happen at bars after midnight.

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‘LEO is a piece of crap’

The statement “LEO is a piece of crap” is not, in and of itself, all that shocking.

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I read the news today, oh boy

When this paper debuted in 1990, then-publisher and editor John Yarmuth wrote in his inaugural column: “LEO will be different.