Minden Press-Herald

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Jul 12th

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English, Anyone?

Theodore Roosevelt was the governor of New York when the Republican Party selected him to run for Vice-President in the national election of 1900. Although the GOP won, Roosevelt served less than a year in that office. The president, William McKinley, was assassinated in 1901 and Teddy was elevated to into the Presidency.

During his term, he contributed much to the country. Among his many achievements, he, an avid hunter, introduced our successful conservation program which brought many species of wildlife from near extinction to healthy populations. He was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905 for his part in the Treaty of Portsmouth which ended the Russo-Japanese War. Unlike our president, Roosevelt earned his prize.

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Shut Down and Shut Up

Shut Down and Shut Up

Looks like the shoe smiths in the U.S. House simply could not design a glass slipper which would fit U.S. Senate feet, bringing an end to the fairy tale of budget comprom...

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What Does Government Shutdown Mean to Investors?

As you're well aware, a partial government shutdown began on Oct. 1. No matter what one's views are on the political issues that led to this event, it's probably fair to ...

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Convicted Murderer Says He’s ‘Spiritually Innocent’

Convicted Murderer Says He’s ‘Spiritually Innocent’

Kermit Gosnell says he is "spiritually innocent" and was doing his duty as "a soldier in a war against poverty."

Months ago, the Philadelphia abortion doctor was convicted...

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Letters to the Editor

Regarding Respect for the American Flag

Dear Editor:

Reading your article about respecting the flag [published Friday, Sept. 27] brought me back to a simpler time. I am a 68 year old man who was raised during a ...

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