Flags are offensive only for their complexity

...complex as the one Georgia adopted and shook off. Many have seals that only Sheldon Cooper could Crayola from memory: Utah, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and so on.On the other hand, Wyoming shows the profile of a buffalo, California a bear, Iowa an eagle...

Court OKs same-sex marriage

...clerks in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas began issuing...Michigan, Mississippi, most of Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

Helen Thigpen

...Walla, WA, Megan Thigpen (Derek) Klassen of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and Benjamin (Lindsey) Thigpen of Grand Forks, ND. Fran also leaves her sister, Janelle Lofton of Augusta; sisters-in-law, Naomi Thigpen and Ellen Thigpen Wren; special...

Elias Rivera

...Rivera and his wife Lisa of HI and Tony Sims and his wife Angela of GA; three daughters, Ruth Niska and her husband Oscar of ND, Tina Randazzo and her husband Dennis of FL and Maria Rivera Sokie of GA; and sixteen grandchildren, Lisa, Erik, Lauren...

Kirby: California logs most time exercising

...Unfortunately, South Carolina had one of the country's lowest rates. It's 49.1 weekly workout minutes topped only North Dakota and Delaware. YOUR MAIL: Speaking of states, your summer vacation postcards are coming in. Neva and Johnny Hollins ask...

Time to start sending your vacation postcards

...50, and I know you can do it. There was only one year we didn't get all 50, and that was 1993, when no one went to North Dakota. HERE ARE THE GUIDELINES: Write legibly: I know, you're on vacation; you're not filling out a tax return. But...

As US oil production soars, so do pipeline accidents

...hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. is in a period of sustained growth in oil production. New frontiers, such as parts of North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas and Pennsylvania, have lifted domestic output to near historic highs.The federal pipeline safety agency...

Unemployment rates fell in 23 US states in April

...000 last year. Wyoming lost jobs, while North Dakota reported a small gain.Nationwide, employers...unemployment rate at 2.5 percent, followed by North Dakota at 3.1 percent. North Dakota had boasted the lowest rate for nearly every...

Cheaper oil not aiding US economy

...to process sand for fracking and at restaurants and service companies in areas with new-found oil and gas fields, like North Dakota and Pennsylvania.But the industry's breakneck growth was thrown into reverse by a 50 percent drop in oil prices from...

No labels necessary

...where uniformity is in the nation's best interest. Just as Americans expect Nevada's speed limit signs to look like North Dakota's, we should expect consistent labeling on our favorite grocery items nationwide.But the far left, backed by a growing...