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Social Security imposter scams are widespread across the United States. Scammers use sophisticated tactics to deceive you into providing sensitive information or money. They target everyone — even the elderly — and their tactics continue to evolve.

In a column published in Sunday’s Charleston Gazette-Mail, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin notes that rules such as the filibuster are in place to keep one party from running roughshod over the other.

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U.S. Sen. Todd Young was feeling it at the Kosciusko County Republican Lincoln Dinner, so much so that he coaxed the crowd into doing a stadium-style wave. “I’m in front of, what I perceive to be, the most motivated, the most energized, the most fired-up group of Republicans I’ve visited with since this COVID pandemic descended upon our country. Folks, we are fired up!” the Warsaw Times-Union quoted the senator.

Over the many years I have been writing these columns, I may have used the great singer/songwriter Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” lyrics to introduce a subject before. I don’t know. What I do know is that the timeless 1971 song raises an important question. What’s going on?

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This time of year our backyards and parks supply us with great learning opportunities. I love when the songbirds appear and our air is filled with their joyful songs. As I sit and watch them on their daily search for food, I am amazed as to the efficiency of their bills. Each species is equipped with a specific type of bill that aids them in the retrieval of the specific food types that is required for their survival.

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With COVID-19 cases on the decline and millions fully vaccinated, we're talking about getting back to school in-person, businesses reopening, gatherings commencing, etc. Amen to all of those things. But I say bring on the fun. Bring on sports — with fans back in the stands.

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As this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, it has become painfully clear that many of us are hearing about it for the first time, which is unconscionable.

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