Steve Flowers: Alabama GOP took advantage of super majority
As the third regular legislative session of the quadrennium draws to an end, let us look at the makeup of the new super Republican majority.
Our Views: Seizure of Associated Press phone records is an insult to the press
Distrust of government secrecy has been elevated to an exceptional level with the disclosure the Justice Department covertly examined two months of Associated Press phone records to determine who leaked details to the AP about a foiled terrorist plot.
Danielle Cater: Life goals are set during graduation
Many parents are breathing a sigh of relief this week as their teenager finally graduates from high school. It is during the next few months that these kids will be making life-altering decisions.
An NJN Editorial: Now we know why we distrust government
If we really needed a reason to prove why the general public typically has great distrust of the federal government, we now have three.
Danielle Cater: Moms handle many responsibilities
Mother’s Day has come and gone, but it is still fresh on my mind. As a mom, life takes on a whole new perspective. Many women who don’t have children, dream of the day they will become mothers, not realizing what a difference it will make in their lives.
Danielle Cater: Judge by character, not by skin tone
Let’s tackle a tough issue this week. Let’s talk about race.
An NJN Editorial: Here’s to resiliency, and rising again from the rubble of disaster
It’s hard to believe, but it has now been two years since the tornadoes of April 27, 2011, that devastated Fultondale and many other communities in Alabama.
Danielle Cater: Water your grass and watch it grow
Is anyone ever shocked at a marriage ending in divorce these days?
An NJN Editorial: When police get help from the public, good things happen
You’ve heard it from law enforcement agencies for years, through the Crimestoppers program or more direct means: “Folks, we need your help in catching someone.” Or, “If you see something, say something.”
Danielle Cater: Keep life fun with good food and friends
Tragedy has struck all over our country this past week, from bombs and bomb threats, to explosions, to interstate wrecks. One thing is certain after this week: Life is full of uncertainty. You never know when you’ll be called out. So while we are here, let’s make the most of our journey.
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