If you think the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Dec. 23 national elections will never touch your life, please contemplate the following factors indicative of the tight-knit and complex troubles we confront on 21st-century Earth.

A wise journalism professor gave me and my fellow Journalism Law & Ethics classmates two sentences to remember on the day of our final that we took a week before we graduated with Bachelor’s degrees.

Clearfield County’s commissioners claim it is no longer justifiable to spend a mill’s worth of property tax money, about $155,000 a year, to subsidize the DuBois Regional Airport run by the Clearfield/Jefferson authority.