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Nebraska’s execution of convicted double-murderer Carey Dean Moore last week came despite opposition from an unusual source: a pharmaceutical company, Fresenius Kabi, that believed it manufactured two of the drugs Nebraska uses in its three-drug lethal injection protocol.

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In the last two weeks, the Trump administration has begun to make a rather interesting legal argument: Collusion isn't criminal. President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani made this argument on television; Trump repeated it on Twitter. But is it true?

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The bald eagle probably would be gone today without the protection of the 1973 Endangered Species Act. Ditto the American alligator, grizzly bear, gray wolf, California condor and Florida manatee. The world would be poorer for the loss of those creatures.

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We’re searching for a description of the Chinese government’s behavior and can’t decide among bullying, extortion or coercion. The White House went with “Orwellian nonsense.” Geopolitical chutzpah also comes to mind.

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Silence is golden, particularly when it involves the Islamic State. But silence can also be deceptive. It’s true, the militant group that once threatened to establish a caliphate across Syria and Iraq has lost almost all of its territory. Thousands of IS fighters have been killed, as have ma…

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Only a handful of prominent Republicans have been brave enough to condemn President Trump head-on for his shameful announcement that he trusts the word of Vladimir Putin, who says Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election, over that of the U.S. intelligence community. (A day later, Trump…

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One year ago—almost to the day—I penned a column reminding everyone that transportation is key to our state’s vibrant tourism industry. Tourism in Wisconsin generates an astounding $19.3 billion in business sales and supports more than 190,000 direct and indirect jobs. It is one of three maj…

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Sacha Baron Cohen has fooled a lot of public officials during roughly two decades of TV and movie work playing a variety of characters who coax outrageous and embarrassing statements out of people like Newt Gingrinch, Ralph Nader, Ron Paul and then-host of “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump.

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Thank you to The Gazette for printing the guest editorial from The Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, on Saturday (“Five funerals later, feeling the regrets”). It was a tragic reminder that we sometimes do not have a chance to get to know our co-workers well.

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There are few annoyances as constant in modern life as robo-calls. Despite a 1991 federal law meant to limit them, robo-calls to Americans set a new record last month with 4.1 billion, according to the company behind the YouMail call-blocking application.