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Opinion

Marking 50 years of Title IX in education

Editorials

Bouquet: Thursday, members of the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Branch of the American Association of University Women recognized the 50th anniversary of the enactment of Title IX of the Education Amendments, which changed the face of education. This groundbreaking civil rights law prohibits sex ...

Some fear rollback of LGBTQ, other rights after Roe decision

Columns

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to ban abortion stirred alarm Friday among LGBTQ advocates who fear the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships, including the right for same-sex couples to marry. In the ...

Ukrainian army retreating from besieged Sievierodonetsk

Columns

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — After weeks of ferocious fighting, Ukrainian forces have begun retreating from a besieged city in the country's east to move to stronger positions, a regional official said Friday, the four-month mark in Russia's invasion. The planned withdrawal from Sievierodonetsk, the ...

Hearing: Trump told DOJ to declare 2020 election ‘corrupt’

Columns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump hounded the Justice Department to pursue his false election fraud claims, striving in vain to enlist top law enforcement officials in his desperate bid to stay in power and relenting only when warned in the Oval Office of mass resignations, according to ...

Is government by force wanted?

Letters to the Editor

EDITOR: I have just been looking at the endless reruns what happened at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 and I got a new thought about the whole thing: Let us take the “party politics” out of this as much as possible. Instead, focus on just what you saw outside of the Capitol building that ...

Getting children their COVID shot is best thing to do

Editorials

Since the time that vaccinations for the many COVID-19 permutations became available, The Mining Journal has been an unwavering voice of support for getting the shots. That’s not to say we have opposed other forms of COVID-19 virus treatments. We haven’t. But overwhelmingly the science ...