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Editorial Ups and Downs: Highs and lows from last week's headlines

07/25/2014 02:05 PM MDT
UP — We are glad to see that Window Rock District Court Judge Carol Perry approved a Navajo Nation special prosecutor's request to allow Speaker Johnny Naize, current Navajo Nation Council Delegate David L. 
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Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
07/25/2014 02:04 PM MDT - Confederate flag does not belong on Texas license plate A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has handed a victory to the Sons of Confederate Veterans by ruling that Texas can't refuse to issue the group a specialty license plate with the Confederate battle flag on it. Full Story

Editorial: Administration can't afford to lose on Obamacare subsidies
07/25/2014 02:00 PM MDT - A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia shocked supporters of the 2010 healthcare law Tuesday by ruling that millions of Americans would no longer be eligible for health insurance subsidies. Full Story

Editorial: Congress should act to close the metadata gaps
07/25/2014 01:55 PM MDT - Of all of Edward Snowden's revelations about electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency, the most unsettling was that the government was accumulating vast numbers of records about the telephone calls of American citizens. Full Story

Editorial: Taxes preventing recreational marijuana from working as planned
07/23/2014 04:34 PM MDT - The states of Colorado and Washington ushered in what is likely to be a continuing trend when in November 2012 voters approved ballot measures legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Full Story

Editorial: Perry's grandstanding hurts border
07/22/2014 01:58 PM MDT - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border on an ill-defined mission will waste taxpayer dollars and not address any real problems currently facing the state. Full Story

Editorial: Lapses on deadly diseases demand explanation
07/21/2014 05:16 PM MDT - When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief. Full Story

Editorial: The Dow at 17,000 is a paradox of two economies
07/18/2014 03:18 PM MDT - Dow 17,000. Now do you feel rich? We didn't think so. Wall Street is booming, but Main Street isn't. U. Full Story

Editorial: How to keep the Highway Trust Fund in motion
07/18/2014 03:04 PM MDT - We'll probably learn this week if the U.S. House and Senate intend to live out the AC/DC classic, "Highway to Hell. Full Story

Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad
07/18/2014 11:29 AM MDT - Land mines meant to deter troops still kill civilians For 15 years, the United States has not signed the Ottawa Treaty banning antipersonnel land mines. Full Story

No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket. Full Story
Take off your clothes to make it in TV

NEW YORK (AP) — A male contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. Full Story