Can feds be a little less complacent this time?
August 27, 2014 Here’s news for you: The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say there are no “specific or credible” threats to Americans from Islamic State terrorists. more »»
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August 23, 2014 Food program works The Sentinel reported on Fairmont Area Schools’ food service program this week. It is a cooperative effort with Chartwells, a private compan. more »»
Travelers: Might want to carry a pocket atlas
August 20, 2014 As Washington, D.C., resident Justin Gray was trying to board an airliner in Orlando, Fla., earlier this summer, a Transportation Safety Administration agent asked him for some identification. more »»
Lawmakers have power to rewrite nation's laws
August 13, 2014 White House aides say President Barack Obama may use an executive order to crack down on what he has called “corporate deserters.” Incredibly, three members of Congress requested the action. more »»
Woman sneaks aboard plane; where was TSA?
August 12, 2014 Perhaps it is time federal airport security screeners are told to do more “profiling” of a sort. A week ago, a San Francisco woman managed to sneak aboard an airliner in San Jose, Calif. more »»
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August 9, 2014 This shouldn’t happen Those of us who work in the newspaper business attend or hear about a lot of local government meetings. more »»
Obama needs to get Ukraine plan in place
August 6, 2014 Given President Barack Obama’s record, it is unlikely he has a contingency plan in place to deal with a potential disaster involving Ukraine — success by that nation in battling Russian-backed... more »»