The Daily Progress: Editorials

Saturday, July 4, 2015


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Opinion/Editorial: The battle of Miss Drama Queen 2015?

In Winslow, Maine, the organizer of the teenage Miss 4th of July pageant crowned two winners.

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Saturday 07/04/2015
Opinion/Editorial: Follow the floating ball
Posted: July 04, 2015

At Silver Lake, Michigan, residents are participating in an annual rite: signing the wandering beach ball.

Opinion/Editorial: More roses for the noses
Posted: July 04, 2015

But science might be able to restore some of the heavenly rose fragrance that has been bred out of newer hybrids.

Friday 07/03/2015
Opinion/Editorial: Win of sorts for voters on redistricting
Posted: July 03, 2015

Virginians should be pleased by the outcome of a Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering, but not necessarily by how it was won.

Thursday 07/02/2015
Opinion/Editorial: Alumnae show value of women's colleges
Posted: July 02, 2015

Are women's colleges still relevant? It’s a worthwhile question to explore, especially considering that Virginia is home to three women’s colleges — Sweet Briar, Hollins and Mary Baldwin. Once, of course, we were home to more.

Wednesday 07/01/2015
Opinion/Editorial: New hostage policy may create harm
Posted: July 01, 2015

The Obama administration’s decision not to prosecute families who pay ransom for kidnapped loved ones is based on a humanitarian impulse. But in solving one problem, it may well create a host of others.

Monday 06/29/2015
Opinion/Editorial: We'll miss the unique Quest store
Posted: June 29, 2015

With the closing of Quest Bookshop, Charlottesville loses another piece of its uniqueness.

Opinion/Editorial: Scholarship solution
Posted: June 29, 2015

Kudos to the Friends of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library for a partial solution to a Catch-22.

Sunday 06/28/2015
Opinion/Editorial: Decision on works of art nears in city
Posted: June 28, 2015

The question, already simmering, is bound to bubble over amid today’s renewed controversy over the Confederate flag: What to do with Charlottesville’s Lee and Jackson statues?

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