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And a little child could save you

Should a cardiac emergency strike your household this winter — or anytime of year — here’s a lesson from the experts at East Pierce Fire & Rescue: Never underestimate the life-saving abilities of a child.

Opinion

Franken, Murray and our overdue evolution

Sen. Patty Murray and other Democratic women call for Sen. Al Franken to resign, and he says he will. Some characters in Washington, D.C. are the same as two decades ago, but their attitudes about sexual harassment have evolved.

Opinion

Farewell to arms in state Senate gallery

In the great and ongoing American struggle between individual rights and the public good, we’re siding with the latter this time: No one but law enforcement needs to be carrying firearms in the State Capitol’s public galleries.

Opinion

Opioid fight requires more than words

Anti-drug resolutions and public statements are fine. But it will take much more to rein in a devastating dependence that lurks in the medicine cabinets of white-collar professionals as much as in the track marks of heroin junkies.

Opinion

Dream big, pass clean DACA law

Before Rep. Dave Reichert winds down his congressional career, he should convince his colleagues in D.C. to pass a no-strings-attached immigration law, one that offers young Dreamers a path toward citizenship.

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Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
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