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3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Measles’ return
Editorials
Fourteen years ago, the virus that causes measles in children was so rare in the United States that it was considered eradicated. Although it continued to exact a toll in other countries — the deaths of an estimated 164,000 people around the world each year — one of the most infectious childhood diseases was but a bad memory here.…

3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Officer Chavez
Editorials
Jose “Andy” Chavez, an off-duty police officer in Elmore, lost his life this month while celebrating his birthday with family and friends. …

3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Keep heat on Russia
Editorials
To no one’s surprise, residents of the Crimean peninsula voted this week to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The outcome of that sham “referendum,” which President Obama and other Western leaders properly declared a violation of international law, was foreordained when Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine this month. …