Why is that not an even number?
Steve Eighinger

Why is that not an even number?

The Source is at it again. Every so often, I have a friend who sends me an interesting email. Sometimes it's information he has gleaned elsewehere, sometimes it's his own thoughts, but whenever I see his name in my inbox I am eager to see what he has for

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This month's 'good guys' cover a wide spectrum
Steve Eighinger

This month's 'good guys' cover a wide spectrum

A young boy who wanted to provide a taste of home for U.S. soldiers, a woman in Chicago trying her best to help kids caught in the midst of that city's violence and a garbage-truck driver in Colombia with a heart of gold.

Sometimes that separation can be difficult
Steve Eighinger

Sometimes that separation can be difficult

One of the struggles of being a journalist is to always guard against becoming emotionally involved with the story you are covering. On paper, that sounds easy.

Gun violence debate heats up in imperfect world
Doug Wilson

Gun violence debate heats up in imperfect world

Last week's attack by a shooter in Washington, D.C., and another mass shooting in a San Francisco UPS facility will revive the ongoing debate between gun rights supporters and opponents. Neither side will convince the other. The debate never really ends.

Your Turn/Jamie McAllister
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jamie McAllister

Your Turn/Jamie McAllister

Those were the days, my friend
Steve Eighinger

Those were the days, my friend

What was inside the invitation was not necessarily a surprise. Simple math told me I should be expecting it at some point this year. But when I saw the number in black and white, my life started flashing before me.

Such is the life of an outdoorsman
Steve Eighinger

Such is the life of an outdoorsman

Those who know me, either personally or through this column, will quickly vouch for my lack of interest in the great outdoors. My idea of fishing is a trip to Long John Silver's and the last time I spent a day in duck blind was ... well, never.

There's no news like good news
Steve Eighinger

There's no news like good news

In my line of work, many days are, unfortunately, filled with little but bad news. It's the nature of the business, since we're obliged to report on crime lords, drug busts and a cornucopia of other depressing infractions.

Electronic devices not as private as most people think
Doug Wilson

Electronic devices not as private as most people think

Text messages that might have led to a teen's suicide have been the main focus of a Massachusetts manslaughter trial last week. Michelle Carter's text messages show that initially she told her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, that he shouldn't commit suicide.

Your Turn/Beth Young
Your Turn

Your Turn/Beth Young

Your Turn/Beth Young