Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5618/Community Columnistsen-usSun, 28 Aug 2016 20:10:02 EDTSun, 28 Aug 2016 20:10:02 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBringing opioid abuse out of the shadowshttp://www.minotdailynews.comhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/636903.htmlWhen I was diagnosed with breast cancer, women used to come up to me and whisper in hushed solidarity: "I'm a survivor." Soon, we took breast cancer out of the shadows, put on pink ribbons and raised a national campaign to beat it.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt is time to increase ND's tobacco taxhttp://www.minotdailynews.comhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/636862.htmlThanks to hundreds of volunteers who collected signatures and thousands of North Dakotans who signed our petition, a health policy to increase our state's dangerously low tobacco taxes will be placed on the November ballot as Measure 4.Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTJoin Us at Minot Air Force Base's Northern Neighbors Day 2016http://www.minotdailynews.comhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/636667.htmlOn behalf of the men and women of Minot Air Force Base, I am excited to extend a personal invitation to Northern Neighbors Day Air Show August 13, 2016.Mon, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorking to provide our veterans with the health care and nursing home services they need closer to homehttp://www.minotdailynews.comhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/635874.htmlWe often hear that we owe our veterans a debt that we can never fully repay. What we can do, however, is show them our gratitude in tangible ways by being there for them when they need us, especially when they're ill and aged.Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA bipartisan, compromise proposal to address 'No Fly, No Buy'http://www.minotdailynews.comhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/635383.htmlIt's just common sense if someone is too dangerous to board an airplane, they're too dangerous to buy a gun. But right now, our laws are permitting that to happen. That's a serious problem.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT