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TURES COLUMN: Beyond the debt-ceiling deal, we need a long-term solution

When I was 12, living in El Paso, Texas, I clearly remember Mexico defaulting on its debts, only a decade after massive oil deposits were ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, June 3, 2023 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Mental health and mass shootings really aren’t connected

Governor Gregory Abbott blamed the shooting at a Texas mall on mental health. Critics have claimed that Texas’ budget cuts in health and low spending ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, June 1, 2023 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Graduates, go beyond the hype to focus on being a leader

This is a column for all of those great graduates at LaGrange High School, Troup County High School, Callaway High School, Lafayette Christian Academy, homeschoolers, ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, May 24, 2023 10:46 am

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TURES COLUMN: Have a heart and please consider becoming an organ donor

Not all of us have the capacity or opportunity to save a life. Many Americans would strongly consider sacrificing themselves to help a fellow American. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 30, 2023 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Does arresting a former leader destroy a republic?

This week, America has been anxious after former President Donald Trump announced he was about to be arrested, or indicted. What kind of effect might ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, March 24, 2023 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Remembering Bud Grant

On the way to a pheasant hunt in South Dakota one brisk November day about ten years ago, I made a stop in Minneapolis to ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 16, 2023 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: The benefits of making the Okefenokee Swamp a world heritage site

There’s strong bipartisan support for making the Okefenokee Swamp a World Heritage Site, which would become the 25th such site in America achieving this designation.  ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 16, 2023 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Why Donald Trump is beating Ron DeSantis

Ever since Donald Trump burst on to the political scene in 2015, traditional Republicans have sought an alternative.  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis briefly took a ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, March 9, 2023 11:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Police reform is not a ‘cop out’ answer

You’ve probably come to recognize the names of victims of police shootings: Jacob Blake, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Michael Bell … Wait, who is Michael ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, February 4, 2023 9:30 am

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TURES: Did a person or a computer write this column?

From colleges to the comic strip Doonesbury to just about any area focusing on composition, the subject of artificial intelligence and enhanced writing tools possibly ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 10:30 am

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