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It’s a sad, cliche but universal truth: the COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for everyone in some capacity. At The Post, we’ve felt that imp…

We remember the 11th of Sept. 2001, what we were doing when we heard the news. Unlike any other disaster — weather, volcano, building bombings…

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In 1856, a British railroad company was laying down tracks across what is now northern Pakistan when they came across a trove of fire baked cl…

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Many of us think that tremendous growth in the number of people on earth is dangerous. It has exacerbated climate change as well as internatio…

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Every year in the United States there are between 70,000 and 80,000 workplace fires leading to approximately 200 deaths and 5,000 injuries.

Farms, hermitages and campgrounds are residences for some people and some times, but most of us live in towns and cities. They are mixed bless…

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The Appalachian region of Ohio is diverse in both its landscapes and people. The 32 Ohio counties that make up Appalachian Ohio have terrain p…

People who promote religious freedom do not define what counts as a religion. Do they really want to support and declare free of all legal obj…

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It’s peach season. Most would agree it is considered the most luscious of fruits throughout the peach’s long history.

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In “Money is working against us” (Athens Messenger, 8/7/2021), Mat Roberts rightly points out the failure of our money system. It has led to a…

Lots of interest these days in genealogy. What fascinates people in this search for family history? There is obvious benefit in some DNA knowl…

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We might want consistency in our institutions but we also affirm individual judgement. When doctors, judges, and other decision makers vary wi…

If I met someone who refused to be vaccinated against the corona virus, I would want to know the reasons for the opposition and what values la…

Of course not everyone should be able to vote in all civic elections. Children and some teenagers have been excluded. Those clearly mentally i…

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Flying cars have long been a dream of science fiction writers, but now – ready or not, like it or not – they are about to become part of our world.

Why do we sleep? We are so used to it that it sounds silly to ask. But really, what does this tell us about being human? Machines do not have …

Strange to geologists is the geography of cultures and religions. Places on earth are not always defined by their physical characteristics but…

The process of vaccination has a long history. Dating back to 1000 CE in Africa, China and Turkey, the earliest procedure, variolation, was us…

Poverty has been a part of civilization forever. Jesus said the poor will always be with us. It is the result of disability, disease, and disa…

We knew it was coming: the control of human reproduction by science. Not yet but soon, there will be babies born without genetic defects, with…

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