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La Crosse mayor jailed over court protective order

After Fox Run fire, questions

Displaced residents start to get back on their feet, but future hazy for apartments

Home incarceration given in embezzlement


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Milestone looms as Comets begin football

‘Do the best we can with the kid’s we got’ - coach Kenneth Day

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Striking a balance

After the week we’ve been through — with two fatal shootings of black men in Minnesota and Baton Rouge by white cops, followed by the assassination of five Dallas officers by a revenge-minded African-American gunman — the desire to recoil from the world and bury these dispiriting events without a full reckoning is understandable, and perhaps even the most human reaction of all.

Stranger than fiction

Passed on by a friend: a recent story from the on-line satire site, The Onion, (http://www.theonion.com) where the writers have the hardest job in America: coming up with a steady stream of content that’s more ridiculous than the reality.

Around the horn

Not sure if I’ll ever adapt this column for the Twitter age, but today is as good a day as any to fill the allotted real estate with various random observations:

Virgil takes flight

Honestly, when I heard Virgil Goode was running for president, the first thought that popped to mind was that he’d better not quit his day job. Which of course is totally misguided since our former Congressman can vie for the affection of the nation on the Constitutional Party ticket precisely because he doesn’t have a job. If the song got it right and freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose, then Virgil Goode is truly the most liberated politician in America.

Mistakes were made

Last week The Sun reported on an issue pending before Clarksville Town Council — whether the town should seek an amendment to its charter requiring that the new town manager live within the corporate limits — and yours truly, as editor, managed to screw up our coverage completely, and how.

Empty pledges

Catching up with the news:

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