wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20121101/OPINION/121109959/1010/OPINION wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:57:26 +0000 Why participate in Relay for Life? http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409781/1010/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:19:57 +0000 By Michelle Hessling http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409781/1010/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 [...]]]>
Editorial: Tsarnaev and the death penalty http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209953/1010/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:48:59 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209953/1010/OPINION But there are legal and constitutional questions raised by the prosecution that ought to be considered in the courts, in Congress and in the nation's law schools.
The main question relates to [...]]]>
It's like riding a bicycle http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140120/LIFESTYLE/140129978/1010/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 By Michelle Hessling http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140120/LIFESTYLE/140129978/1010/OPINION Editorial: Let Iraqis fight this war http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140107/NEWS/140109913/1010/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:56:33 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140107/NEWS/140109913/1010/OPINION Recent events in Iraq underscore the folly of invading that nation in 2003 with the goal of creating a Western-style [...]]]>