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Today's Opinions

  • Writing Miss Daisy

    By Daisy Hutzell Rodman

    In early January 2006 I dropped by the desk of my friend and editor Howard K. Marcus as he shoved on his jacket. “I’m late for a meeting at the Press Club!” he exclaimed.

    “You belong to the Omaha Press Club?” I asked. “I’ve wanted to join for years.”

    This was true. In late fall 1998, Wade and I sat in bar chatting with the people around us.

    “Where do you work?” I asked someone.

  • Outside the Box: Glimpsing the garage sale psyche

    Since I was a child I’ve always liked garage sales.

    I can’t really explain why, other than I really like a good deal and I’m a bit of a snoop.

    Let me explain that last part.

    Rummaging through other’s peoples garage sale items – those old rollers skates, that cat print sweatshirt, a ThighMaster caked in dust – is a bit like being a detective sifting through evidence. It’s a glimpse into the psyche of a person. You can tell a lot about a person by what they sell and how much they sell it for.

  • Talking Soil, Water Quality
  • The Answer To The Editor's Question

    Joe, I enjoyed your editorial “Abortion shouldn’t be only Pro-life Cause” (Joe Foreman column Feb. 13) and I’m going to prove your point by focusing on just one thing. 

  • Pearl Harbor Attack Touched Glenwood

    Seventy years ago today, on what started off as just another peaceful Sunday morning, news of an unimaginable event was relayed across America through a series of “special bulletin” radio broadcasts.

    The  Empire of Japan had carried out a surprise military attack on Pearl Harbor - a strategic U.S. naval base in Hawaii. The first reports indicated mass casualties and injuries, major destruction to U.S. battleships and aircraft, numerous buildings ablaze and a state of chaos in and around Pearl Harbor. War was imminent.

  • Pearl Harbor Attack Touched Glenwood

    Seventy years ago today, on what started off as just another peaceful Sunday morning, news of an unimaginable event was relayed across America through a series of “special bulletin” radio broadcasts.

    The  Empire of Japan had carried out a surprise military attack on Pearl Harbor - a strategic U.S. naval base in Hawaii. The first reports indicated mass casualties and injuries, major destruction to U.S. battleships and aircraft, numerous buildings ablaze and a state of chaos in and around Pearl Harbor. War was imminent.

  • Pearl Harbor Attack Touched Glenwood

    Seventy years ago today, on what started off as just another peaceful Sunday morning, news of an unimaginable event was relayed across America through a series of “special bulletin” radio broadcasts.

    The  Empire of Japan had carried out a surprise military attack on Pearl Harbor - a strategic U.S. naval base in Hawaii. The first reports indicated mass casualties and injuries, major destruction to U.S. battleships and aircraft, numerous buildings ablaze and a state of chaos in and around Pearl Harbor. War was imminent.

  • Pearl Harbor Attack Touched Glenwood

    Seventy years ago today, on what started off as just another peaceful Sunday morning, news of an unimaginable event was relayed across America through a series of “special bulletin” radio broadcasts.

    The  Empire of Japan had carried out a surprise military attack on Pearl Harbor - a strategic U.S. naval base in Hawaii. The first reports indicated mass casualties and injuries, major destruction to U.S. battleships and aircraft, numerous buildings ablaze and a state of chaos in and around Pearl Harbor. War was imminent.