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The meaning of morel season | News, Sports, Jobs

You pore over the forest floor. You scrutinize the leafy detritus, peer between the fiddlehead ferns. You’re patient. It’s a lovely day in May Up North. The weather has been right. You have faith that you’ll find the treasure you seek. You have before, on this ground. You keep stepping carefully, eyes downcast, spirit hopeful. …

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Book-banning wrong, but that’s democracy | News, Sports, Jobs

Elon Musk couched his recent purchase of Twitter as a First Amendment issue. It’s not. Musk says he wanted to take over the publicly traded Twitter as a private company because the social media giant failed to “adhere to free speech principles,” which he says “fundamentally undermines democracy.” He’s wrong. The First Amendment prohibits the …

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