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Guest editorial: Tradeoffs accompany growth in population

It’s no secret that Yakima County, with its proliferation of low-wage, agriculture-oriented jobs, continually struggles to catch up with the rest of the state economically. That said, key indicators point to slow yet sustained growth in Yakima County — overall good news, but not without its flip side.

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Allen Johnson: Nationalism is the final idolatry

Because we Americas place such high value on nationalism and patriotism, this column may be difficult to comprehend and even harder to accept. So I offer this suggestion: When your impulse is to ignore, reject or disagree with my premise, seek first to understand. Here we go.

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Vetoes and how the Legislature can override them

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