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12 years without a minimum wage raise

We’ve hit a terrible milestone for the federal minimum wage — 12 years without a raise. The last increase was to $7.25 an hour on July 24, 2009. That’s so long ago, the top movies that year were Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Up, The ...

Dear Annie: Hyper-involved school administrators

Dear Annie: My 10-year-old’s school administrators are over-the-top nosey and won’t stay out of our business. I think they mean well, but at times, they try to micromanage the care of our child. For example, his favorite pair of shoes are falling apart, and although he has new shoes, he ...

To your good health: Consider first aid needs when planning remote travel

DEAR DR. ROACH: How is preventive medical care handled when an individual is traveling to a remote location? For example, I will be hiking this summer in a remote area with no medical care available (it would take three days to get to a doctor). Can a nonmedical person pick up prescription ...

Bible Digest

“These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 AKJV) The Lord can give peace in the midst of trouble. He has overcome sin, death and the grave. Amen!

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. A sincere big THANK YOU to all the administration, staff, PT, recreation staff, culinary crew, and nursing staff. You all made Gary Barrett’s two week rehabilitation ...