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What do you think when you think about politics?

By Nicole Hennessy Westlake In partnership with The Civic Commons, West Life will be gathering a different group of people from the Westshore community each week and ask them a question related to the 2012 political season. This week, we asked a group of Westlake High School seniors “What do you wish the candidates were [...]

Has government out-paced our desire, or our ability to understand?

West Life’s writers work very hard, week in and week out, to bring our readers an understandable accounting of what happens each week in the Westshore. We deal in police contracts, school board elections, state budgets and environmental studies (and yes we offer features fracking, car shows and artists among many others). You live in [...]

Guest column: Is it too late to change this election?

The pep rallies have begun. This week in Tampa and next week in Charlotte, party faithful will cheer on the candidates, their surrogates, and others who have earned a spot in the political limelight. Very little news will come of these, but we’ll see and hear more than enough of both regardless. It’s kind of [...]

Ohio president’s promise destroyed by mad gunman, bad medicine

The passing years and his short tenure in the White House led James Garfield – and his promise as president – to be largely forgotten by Americans. But the loss of the president affected Americans deeply at the time, author Candice Millard says.

 

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