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David Knepper | Let the Christmas spirit shine in your life
Ordinarily, I am not so inclined to begin marking the days to Christmas on the calendar, but this year I am making an exception. Getting into the spirit of Christmas begins now.
David Knepper | Illiteracy – the downfall of American society
To put it mildly, last week was the final straw for most Americans who openly expressed contempt for a Congress that seemingly had forgotten that we are a “government for the people, by the people and of the people.”
David Knepper | Are we ready for change? Are you in?
We are indeed indebted to the framers of the American Constitution for their courage and determination to create a new form of government built on those foundational principles that would sustain and guide the new nation into an uncertain future.
David Knepper | Build, but will they come?
With little fanfare, the Forest Hills School District is moving forward to construct a middle/high school that will replace the present high school in Sidman.
2012 best year ever for our region? No doubt about it
This new year can be our best chance ever to bring meaningful and significant change to our region. It depends on whether we embrace change or retreat from it, or on whether we let it slip from our grasp because we failed to come together in order to create positive, sustainable change that is our future in 2012.
David A. Knepper | Voter responsibility does not end at the ballot box
Anyone who has studied American government knows that the framers of the Constitution established a republic, not a democracy.
David Knepper | Legislative redistricting a positive for region
Redistricting, or reapportionment, is the process of redrawing congressional and legislative electoral district boundaries in response to population changes determined by the results of the 2010 decennial census.
David Knepper | Route 219: The keystone for regional economic development
The dream of completing a four-lane corridor from Interstate 80 near DuBois to Interstate 68 in Maryland continues to capture the imagination of many of us who live in the Cambria-Somerset region.
Live your life to help others
It has been 40 years since President Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer, an affliction he viewed as the deadliest and most elusive enemy of mankind.
How much testing is enough when taxpayers are footing the bill?
Undoubtedly, most public school administrators have had more than their share of sleepless nights this spring while preparing a balanced budget for 2011-12 that avoided raising taxes, furloughing teachers, and eliminating educational programs and services.
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