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By RICHARD LEE

With each new year, the annual ritual of making resolutions brings promises, goals and hope for a brighter future.

In 2018, the key to that brighter future may lie in spending less time debating divisive political issues, reading troubling stories about sexual improprieties in the workplace and worrying about national economic trends that are beyond our control.

My advice? Spend a few less ...

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By RICHARD LEE

In baseball, momentum is the next day's starting pitcher. At least that’s how the Baltimore Orioles’ Hall of Fame Manager Earl Weaver once described the term.

Weaver’s words also provide solid advice for how we should view the results of Tuesday’s U.S. Senate race in Alabama.

The election was a significant, even historic, victory for Democrat Doug Jones, who ...

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By RICHARD LEE

For many people, Columbus Day is a time for parades and a celebration of Italian heritage. Others contend that it is wrong to honor Christopher Columbus as a hero.

For me, Columbus Day is significant for another reason. It was on Columbus Day in 1975 that I spent my first day in a newsroom as a working journalist as a reporter for a suburban weekly named The Montclair Times.

It also was a ...

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By NICHOLAS YOUNGS

With the opening of previews for “Springsteen on Broadway” this week, two conflicting reactions are battling in my mind: “Bruce the boss is back” and “Broadway?”

Okay, I'm curious.

While I have no idea the format of the one-man performance (it looks like a Bruce Springsteen concert from the reviews I’ve read), I still offer some friendly ...

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By CALEB MCGUIRE

For a couple weeks now I have done my best to hold my tongue on issues regarding the NFL players' protest and refused to engage in the conversation in an effort to not pollute my Facebook and Twitter followings with unwanted opinions, because we all know there are plenty of those to go around. 

But in doing so, I have sat back and listened to argument after argument, read tweet after ...

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By RICHARD LEE

When I covered rock'n'roll in the early 1980s, Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia were among the many performers I enjoyed interviewing. But my most lasting memory of the Grateful Dead took place 45 years ago this month long before my career in journalism began.

In the fall of 1972, my friend Bob Boyle and I made plans to see the Dead in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Sept. 19, the day after ...

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