wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120927/NEWS/120929803/1007/OPINION wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:20:15 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Prosecutors face off in public quarrels http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419762/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419762/1007/OPINION Recently, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara challenged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to dismantle a commission examining public corruption and said his [...]]]> Mark L. Hopkins: Moving on with ‘Obamacare’ http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419812/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419812/1007/OPINION Later, when we were deciding on a language for our country, the choices came down to German and English. Though the matter was tabled and no vote was actually taken in Congress, there was strong support for making our official language German. (At that [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Distracted driver awareness http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419735/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:24:44 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419735/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: How tax assessors view your home http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419783/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:29:51 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419783/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Boston Marathon 2014 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:44:03 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/1007/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: Street law - a resurgence of vigilante justice http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419989/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419989/1007/OPINION The mob attack is an example of “vigilante justice”—the actions of a group of people who claim to enforce the law but [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Equal pay for equal work http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419900/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:33:08 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419900/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Plastic bag ban http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419950/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:45:31 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419950/1007/OPINION Michelle Teheux: Is there such a thing as American exceptionalism? http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419951/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:42:11 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419951/1007/OPINION It’s ironic that we Americans do hold ourselves in great regard, even as we complain about all the things we believe are wrong in our country. To hear us tell it, we’re the greatest ever, even though our government is corrupt and incompetent, our corporations are greedy, our workers are lazy and the rich are sucking up ill-gotten gains.
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Granlund cartoon: Windows XP support ends http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409656/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:32:06 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409656/1007/OPINION Still Waters Run Deep: BFA reaches new high http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409669/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:03:47 +0000 By Kelly Waters kwaters@wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409669/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Ukraine undermined http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409686/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:21:55 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409686/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Mickey Rooney tribute http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409706/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:22:31 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409706/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Letterman retiring http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409768/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:37:58 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409768/1007/OPINION Why participate in Relay for Life? http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409781/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:19:57 +0000 By Michelle Hessling http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409781/1007/OPINION Why am I participating in Relay for Life this year?

I literally have a hundred reasons or more.

I honestly do not know anyone who has not lost a loved one to cancer. Some families like my own seem to have a longer and more intimate relationship with this disease than others.

I was a child, not yet a teen, when cancer first struck our family [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409926/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409926/1007/OPINION Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
The case is reminiscent of another South [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Another Fort Hood shooting http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409824/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:32:21 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409824/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Supreme Court rules on campaign contributions http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409876/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:49:24 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409876/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Mideast peace hopes http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409918/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:40:37 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409918/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: GOP budget plan http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409942/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:08:32 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409942/1007/OPINION