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Editor, Daily News The public schools in the United States are charged with facilitating public deliberation of controversial school curriculum. The nature of a controversy is a dispute that is prolonged, impassioned, and often public in nature. For schools, this can entail managing negotiations...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 10 years, and he treats my family and friends very different compared to how he treats his own. A few months ago, my sister called me at 9 p.m. She was driving through on her way to Florida with her 7-year-old daughter and had been trying for an hour...
Editor, Daily News Today in America millions of people embrace the fairy tales being spun by Donald J. Trump. All it took for people to get sucked into Trump’s fairy tale vortex was a vivid imagination and a disregard for facts. Here are a few Trump fairy tales worth pondering. Obama bugged...
Lucky for Ben Carson, the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development, that his boss has done such a good job of dominating the news cycle for the past few weeks. Otherwise, Carson might have had to answer for his misguided comments during a national tour that he thinks housing complexes for...
DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend, “Samantha,” whom I met in law school four years ago. We both graduated in 2014. I have passed the bar exam, and so have all our friends from school, but Samantha has not. She was in a bad relationship back in school and planned to marry the guy. That fell apart...
While there are sad movie and happy movies there are sometimes movies that are a mix of both. ‘A Dog’s Purpose,’ released earlier this year, will offer both happy and sad moments. The main character of the movie is the soul of a dog, voiced by Josh Gad (Frozen, Beauty and the Beast), and is seen...
Editor, Daily News In the ADN [Friday] afternoon Pleasant Street School reuse seems to be hurtling toward unclear goals. The committee in place to foster this is being overlooked for reasons unclear. The Silver Lake School was handled similarly with poor results. Very poor results. Now, I...
We hope you saw flags flying at half staff the past Monday as the nation marked Peace Officers Memorial Day. Enacted by Congress in 1962, it is marked each May 15 “in honor of peace officers who, through their courageous deeds, lost their lives or became disabled in the line of duty.” Also, the...
This is a rare week during which no new U.S. stamps or coins are due to be issued. Canada Post, building upon the success of last year’s stamps issued in honor of the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek television series, has issued more stamps on that theme. These stamps depict the...
DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “David,” and I are getting married soon. We have been living together and engaged for a year, and together eight years. It takes him forever to get things done around the house or buy things we need. I have tried lists and constant reminders. David recently lost his job and...

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