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E-Verify is an impractical and punitive measure

E-Verify is an impractical and punitive measure

Do you have an opinion you’d like to share? Send your opinion to info@madisonweeklynews.com with the subject “Dear Editor.” Dear Editor, Guilty until proven innocent.  That’s what our new E-Verify…

New launch systems hold potential for space exploration

New launch systems hold potential for space exploration

As a boy in Northern Alabama, I grew up experiencing the wonder and excitement of the space program. The ground often shook beneath our family home from Saturn V rockets…

Afghanistan troop withdrawal announcement prompts local responses

Afghanistan troop withdrawal announcement prompts local responses

Ten-thousand U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of the year.  That announcement from President Obama comes after nearly ten years of war. Speaking to the nation Wednesday evening,…

Kids’ summer ain’t what it used to be

Kids’ summer ain’t what it used to be

It was the first time in my childhood when I had an excuse for being late for dinner, but nobody — not even the cops — would believe me. In…