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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:43:28 +0000 Tina Bridenstine: My not-so-sporty life http://www.news-star.com/article/20150226/NEWS/150229797/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:57:15 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20150226/NEWS/150229797/1008/OPINION Michelle Teheux: Will we keep heading down the wrong path? http://www.news-star.com/article/20150225/NEWS/150229825/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:42:35 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/article/20150225/NEWS/150229825/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Don't text and drive bill stops short http://www.news-star.com/article/20150225/NEWS/150229826/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:36:29 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150225/NEWS/150229826/1008/OPINION Jeff Fisher: Chocolate chip conundrum http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229931/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:54:03 +0000 By Jeff Fisher http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229931/1008/OPINION James Bridges: A birthday wish http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229932/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:52:19 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229932/1008/OPINION Lindsey Allen: Just can it http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229958/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0000 By Lindsey Allen lindsey.allen@news-star.com http://www.news-star.com/article/20150221/NEWS/150229958/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Americans need to see the big picture on ISIS http://www.news-star.com/article/20150220/NEWS/150229960/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150220/NEWS/150229960/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Sometimes you have to wonder if it's worth it http://www.news-star.com/article/20150220/NEWS/150229961/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:28:17 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150220/NEWS/150229961/1008/OPINION Tina Bridenstine: Calm down, Becky* http://www.news-star.com/article/20150219/NEWS/150219686/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:43:25 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/article/20150219/NEWS/150219686/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Mars One is more reality television than rocket launch http://www.news-star.com/article/20150218/NEWS/150219698/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:10:32 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150218/NEWS/150219698/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: A lesser known chapter of black history http://www.news-star.com/article/20150215/NEWS/150219814/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:45:46 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150215/NEWS/150219814/1008/OPINION James Bridges: 50 shades of haha I didn't have to http://www.news-star.com/article/20150214/NEWS/150219822/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:38:05 +0000 By James Bridges http://www.news-star.com/article/20150214/NEWS/150219822/1008/OPINION Brooke Jones: The big debate http://www.news-star.com/article/20150213/NEWS/150219876/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:18:18 +0000 By Brooke Jones http://www.news-star.com/article/20150213/NEWS/150219876/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Jokes minimize major problem http://www.news-star.com/article/20150212/NEWS/150219896/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:18:46 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150212/NEWS/150219896/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: A special interest in South Sudan http://www.news-star.com/article/20150210/NEWS/150219960/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:34:27 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150210/NEWS/150219960/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Ready to get settled http://www.news-star.com/article/20150210/NEWS/150219986/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:33:36 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150210/NEWS/150219986/1008/OPINION Mark L. Hopkins: Ranking the Obama administration http://www.news-star.com/article/20150209/NEWS/150209730/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:04:10 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/article/20150209/NEWS/150209730/1008/OPINION James Bridges: I've become that guy http://www.news-star.com/article/20150207/NEWS/150209749/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 07 Feb 2015 23:36:23 +0000 By James Bridges http://www.news-star.com/article/20150207/NEWS/150209749/1008/OPINION Six-tenths of a mile http://www.news-star.com/article/20150206/NEWS/150209765/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Feb 2015 23:57:43 +0000 By Jeff Fisher http://www.news-star.com/article/20150206/NEWS/150209765/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Conflation has no place in the news http://www.news-star.com/article/20150206/NEWS/150209770/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sun, 08 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/article/20150206/NEWS/150209770/1008/OPINION