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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:03:55 +0000 Kent Bush: Graham's legacy is sharing hope across the world http://www.news-star.com/news/20180221/kent-bush-grahams-legacy-is-sharing-hope-across-world?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:26:18 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180221/kent-bush-grahams-legacy-is-sharing-hope-across-world Kent Bush: Oklahoma politics is making some really strange bedfellows http://www.news-star.com/news/20180219/kent-bush-oklahoma-politics-is-making-some-really-strange-bedfellows?rssfeed=true Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:20:19 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180219/kent-bush-oklahoma-politics-is-making-some-really-strange-bedfellows Kent Bush: The heroes got screen time but they deserved better http://www.news-star.com/news/20180212/kent-bush-heroes-got-screen-time-but-they-deserved-better?rssfeed=true Tue, 13 Feb 2018 03:24:56 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180212/kent-bush-heroes-got-screen-time-but-they-deserved-better Kent Bush: Remember when CDs weren't obsolete? http://www.news-star.com/news/20180212/kent-bush-remember-when-cds-werent-obsolete?rssfeed=true Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:36:06 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180212/kent-bush-remember-when-cds-werent-obsolete Tina Bridenstine: The nuance of history http://www.news-star.com/news/20180209/tina-bridenstine-nuance-of-history?rssfeed=true Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:02:09 +0000 By Tina Bridenstine http://www.news-star.com/news/20180209/tina-bridenstine-nuance-of-history Kent Bush: Super Bowl shows what not to do http://www.news-star.com/news/20180205/kent-bush-super-bowl-shows-what-not-to-do?rssfeed=true Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:26:49 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180205/kent-bush-super-bowl-shows-what-not-to-do Kent Bush: Recent tax cuts driving debt http://www.news-star.com/news/20180203/kent-bush-recent-tax-cuts-driving-debt?rssfeed=true Sat, 03 Feb 2018 17:40:25 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180203/kent-bush-recent-tax-cuts-driving-debt Kent Bush: Trump does have accomplishments in first year http://www.news-star.com/news/20180130/kent-bush-trump-does-have-accomplishments-in-first-year?rssfeed=true Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:38:42 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180130/kent-bush-trump-does-have-accomplishments-in-first-year Kent Bush: Both parties make cynicism easy http://www.news-star.com/news/20180127/kent-bush-both-parties-make-cynicism-easy?rssfeed=true Sun, 28 Jan 2018 03:56:39 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180127/kent-bush-both-parties-make-cynicism-easy Chamber Chat http://www.news-star.com/news/20180126/chamber-chat?rssfeed=true Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0000 By Phyllis Bolt, Chamber President & CEO http://www.news-star.com/news/20180126/chamber-chat Kent Bush: Good legislation requires less fear, more logic http://www.news-star.com/news/20180123/kent-bush-good-legislation-requires-less-fear-more-logic?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:08:16 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180123/kent-bush-good-legislation-requires-less-fear-more-logic Kent Bush: Legislators don't lack creativity http://www.news-star.com/news/20180122/kent-bush-legislators-dont-lack-creativity?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:55:37 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180122/kent-bush-legislators-dont-lack-creativity Kent Bush: The Fourth Estate clings to the truth http://www.news-star.com/news/20180116/kent-bush-fourth-estate-clings-to-truth?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:16:18 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180116/kent-bush-fourth-estate-clings-to-truth Kent Bush: Dialing back the clock on civil rights http://www.news-star.com/news/20180113/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20180113/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights Kent Bush: Dialing back the clock on civil rights http://www.news-star.com/news/20180112/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180112/kent-bush-dialing-back-clock-on-civil-rights On the Road with Rick Holmes: Black history is American history http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:46:12 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180111/on-road-with-rick-holmes-black-history-is-american-history Kent Bush: A moment that transcended sports http://www.news-star.com/news/20180111/kent-bush-moment-that-transcended-sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:48:17 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180111/kent-bush-moment-that-transcended-sports Kent Bush: Racist rhetoric revived in marijuana debate http://www.news-star.com/news/20180108/kent-bush-racist-rhetoric-revived-in-marijuana-debate?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:41:36 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180108/kent-bush-racist-rhetoric-revived-in-marijuana-debate On the Road with Rick Holmes: Pin Point’s American story: From a Gullah community to the Supreme Court http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:03:21 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20180104/on-road-with-rick-holmes-pin-points-american-story-from-gullah-community-to-supreme-court Kent Bush: Romney would be another hollow voice in the Senate http://www.news-star.com/news/20180103/kent-bush-romney-would-be-another-hollow-voice-in-senate?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Jan 2018 02:51:07 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20180103/kent-bush-romney-would-be-another-hollow-voice-in-senate