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December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

If you want to get along...go along

The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House, Sam Rayburn, coined a famous phrase he used often and imparted to young congressmen when they would arrive on Capitol Hill full of vim and vigor. He would sit down with them and invite them to have More...

Looking back to Christmas of 1969

December 13, 1984 With Christmas, so close around the corner, we will look at the File of 1969 to catch a glimpse of that season of fifteen years ago. More...

Snow day puts us in the Christmas spirit

Mother Nature gave us a wonderful Welcome Christmas present this past week. The snowfall that descended on us last Thursday night was a big surprise in the grand scheme of things. More...

Finally, it’s over, we can breathe

It’s over. Finally. Doug  Jones, a former federal attorney in Birmingham, is our new U.S. More...

It is often the bad days that help us recognize a good day

We tell people all of the time to “have a good day.” I tend to say have an “easy” day. Some people carry it so far as to say “have a great day,” but…I guess that is where I draw the line.  More...