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Let’s Not Panic, We Will Get Through This

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist My head is filled with coronavirus thoughts. I have tried to read and watch as many stories on the dreadful virus as possible, and unfortunately…

Expect a “Day of Reckoning” for U.S. Economy

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist The economy seems to be rolling along quite well. Several consecutive months of job growth and low interest rates have made any kind of talk…

No Need to Fear Coronavirus

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist This was sent to me by a supplier to the newspaper trade. In this day and age when everything is doom and gloom, particularly when…

Local Businesses: Newspapers Can’t Survive Without You

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist I read a column from another weekly newspaper last week titled “Can newspapers- and their communities—survive? It got me to thinking. I guess I failed…

Social Media? Who Needs It?

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist I admit I was addicted to social media, particularly Facebook. Nearly every minute of every day I would be scrolling to find topics that interest…

Time for term limits in Congress

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist I might be sounding like a broken record, but term limits for the U.S. Congress ought to be enacted. Many bills have been introduced to…

Trump Need to Stop Temper Tantrums if he Wants Respect

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist Well that’s finally over. President Donald Trump has been impeached, but the Senate has exonerated him. The majority of senators have proclaimed the President was…

Kobe Will be Remembered for More Than Just Basketball

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist There I was waiting in line to receive my takeout order. I hadn’t been scrolling facebook all morning because I was working in the yard.…

A Birthday Worth Forgetting

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist It was my birthday last Sunday. I was hoping to celebrate with a nice dinner and football. Instead my day consisted of freezing temperatures and…

Asian Rivers Riddled With Plastic Trash

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist So much has been in the news about plastic and how it is harming our environment. There has been a major push in the United…

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