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Discrimination still acceptable in Springfield

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In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Springfield city commission voted against amending its human rights code, which would have added sexual orientation to the city’s list of attributes requiring anti-discrimination protection.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 November 2012

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Kiosks OK for clients but don’t take it too far

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Defending kiosks at the Logan County Department of Job and Family Services, really?

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The vice president and the zoo animals

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Some of the staff and I had the opportunity last week to attend the Ohio Newspaper Association’s annual convention at the Polaris Hilton in Columbus.

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The truth about cats and dogs

A caption penned by my mom in a photo album from my preschool years describes me pretty well: “Cats are my favorite!”

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Just Saying: Passing on and passing time

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It doesn’t seem possible 2011 is coming to an end. Wasn’t it just last year we all were concerned about Y2000 and coming up with Plan B for when all things electronic crashed and burned as the digits flipped from 1999 to 2000?

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Just Saying

I wish every day could be like Christmas

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Philosophical Musings: Football at its most detestable

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For everything I find refining about collegiate football, I have my reservations about the overall sport when it is taken to the professional level.

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TAKING ETERNAL VIGILANCE TOO FAR

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College football at its finest

Noon Saturday was Christmas central in the little town of Bellefontaine. I was already geared up to take photos of Santa’s official arrival in town and the Orr Mansion open house, but I also had something else on my mind.

Beneath my fluffy winter coat was hidden one of my favorite T-shirts — a yellow one with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles logo on it. The DVR was set to record the game that began at the same hour.

No one in Bellefontaine even knew or much less cared about that game, but I have a soft spot in my heart for the university I used to cover as a reporter in Hattiesburg, Miss.

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