Friday, August 22 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:29:14 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-08-22 08:45:09 GMT
Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday, seemingly without Kiev's approval, after more than a week's delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an...More >>
You had plenty to say regarding our last editorial on unfinished business by the legislature. It was certainly helped along by the unfortunate incident on the last day of the session that brought national shame - which is a shame - because we do live in a progressive state that is growing, with people who are more reasoned in settling differences.
Gayle Claire emailed: "I am ashamed of the Alabama Senate for their lack of work during the session just closed. The sight on local and national news of members of the Senate in a vulgar word exchange and the punching contest dropped Alabama even further toward the bottom of the respect heap....How can (we) encourage our children to grow up as responsible citizens when our ELECTED leaders display such uncivilized language and behavior."
And Thomas Bracewell from Enterprise emailed: "If we had employees that worked in our businesses or firms that did as little as they do we would fire them on the spot... We need some dedicated candidates who have the people and state at interest above all else to be elected to all offices next term."
Please keep your feedback coming and we welcome your editorial suggestions.
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