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Robert J. Samuelson: Sony attack alerts America to cyber warfare threat

"In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film 'The Interview,' we have decided not to move forward with the…

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Gazette opinion: Senate rules again override common sense

Gazette opinion: Senate rules again override common sense

On Dec. 9, the U.S. House gave unanimous approval to a bill that aims to reduce suicides among military service members and veterans.

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From the editor: Readers, help us help you

From the editor: Readers, help us help you

A column is probably doomed when you begin it with a quote from the movie "Jerry Maguire." Yet, since it has to do with sports and is succinct…

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Gazette opinion: Disabled Montanans wait for life-changing services

Gazette opinion: Disabled Montanans wait for life-changing services

Suppose 880 Montana adults and 90 Montana children showed up in the Capitol rotunda and demanded the job training and therapy they have been d…

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Everything depends on restoring middle class prosperity

WASHINGTON — Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government's role in helping struggling m…

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Gazette opinion: Time for parents to speak up on redistricting options

Gazette opinion: Time for parents to speak up on redistricting options

More than 80 people gathered at Lincoln Education Center on an icy winter night a week before Christmas to pore over a dozen poster board maps…

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David Ignatius: Stronger US, more pragmatic China may avoid conflict

BEIJING — This year began with some Chinese and American foreign policy analysts looking back a century to World War I and wondering if confro…

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Gazette opinion: 2% isn’t a solution for community mental health

Gazette opinion: 2% isn’t a solution for community mental health

The Mental Health Center that serves 11 counties of south central Montana lost about $200,000 on operations in the first 11 months of 2014. Th…

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Robert J. Samuelson: U.S. health care spending slows, for now

WASHINGTON — Has the monster of exploding health costs finally been slain? After five years of slow spending growth, it's tempting to think so.

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Gazette opinion: Tester helping to lead good government initiatives

Gazette opinion: Tester helping to lead good government initiatives

From the same government that gave us CIA torture, we now have "dirtboxes."

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Gazette opinion: How Billings schools learned to save $4 million

Gazette opinion: How Billings schools learned to save $4 million

Senior High saved $11,132 in October, making it one of four Billings schools to post more than 40 percent savings on utility bills that month.…

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Thursday deadline for Christmas thanks letters

Letters of thanks from nonprofit organizations to the community will be printed on Christmas Day on Gazette opinion pages. Letters must be rec…

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George F. Will: The cheerfulness of comprehensive tax reform

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure …

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Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Gazette opinion: Secret public meetings are an impossibility

Montanans should feel pretty good. Your governor, Steve Bullock, believes you have amazing powers.

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From the editor: Downtown Billings needs to clean up its act

From the editor: Downtown Billings needs to clean up its act

This is one of those things that hurts to write.

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Gazette opinion: Montana pays for travelers who don’t buckle up

Gazette opinion: Montana pays for travelers who don’t buckle up

A simple change in Montana law would prevent hundreds of serious injuries and save taxpayers millions of dollars a year. Yet proposals for enf…

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Ups and Downs:

Polar Plunge. A frigid fundraiser brought 50 swimmers briefly into the water of Lake Elmo, all for the benefit of Montana Special Olympics. Y…

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Senate report unlikely to prevent repeat of US torture

WASHINGTON — Can we now say with confidence that our government will not use torture again and that Americans in the future will rise up to pr…

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George F. Will: America's plague of overcriminalization

WASHINGTON — By history's frequently brutal dialectic, the good that we call progress often comes spasmodically, in lurches propelled by trage…

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