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Stuck in the Mud by Al Jones

This will be a pretty weird off-season and lead up to 2023. There is probably little to no money to spend on free agents, and the front office is in detention and not allowed to move any of the prospects (the few that we have). We’re going to have to be creative to makeover this team. In the grand scheme of things, the only team they need to beat is Cleveland to get their ticket punched. This is very do-able.
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Arlington Police Chief Al Jones Visits Sam Houston High School

Posted in District News, Student News on March 1, 2022. Normally when you hear that the chief of police paid a visit to a high school, you immediately think or ask what happened? Or what went wrong? Well, Arlington’s Chief of Police Al Jones paid a visit to Sam Houston High School not because there was any trouble but for an open and honest Q&A session with teachers and students.
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Arlington Officers Sign No-Confidence Petition Regarding Chief Al Jones

ARLINGTON (WBAP/KLIF) – Hundreds of Arlington Police Officers say they lack confidence in Chief Al Jones. The Arlington Municipal Patrolman’s Association’ is pointing directly to Chief Jones’ decision in October to fire an Officer seen on video fatally shooting a suspect who ignored commands while driving his pickup truck. The firing came less than 48 hours later.

Al Jones: In terram salicam mulieres ne succedant

Shakespeare’s “Henry V” offers a brilliantly conceived example of the circular yet seductive qualities of expert advice offered by government bureaucracies. The English King Henry wishes to claim the throne of France, but his claim descends through a woman. Property could descend through females in English law. France, however, followed the Salic law — “No woman shall inherit Salic land.” Titles passed only through males, barring Henry’s claim. Henry turns to the Archbishop of Canterbury:

Al Jones: A hollow feeling on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

My office in the Met Life building faced north, up Park Avenue. A colleague rushed in on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. “A small plane just tried to make an emergency landing on the roof of the Trade Center! It crashed!”. As a small plane pilot, I knew that...

Al Jones: Recall offers path back to picture rock

In recent weeks The Union has printed several “Other Voices” columns on reopening the Idaho-Maryland Mine. Except for those written by Rise Gold President Ben Mossman, these commentaries typically recite the same reasons for why the answer should be “no.”. Mr. Mossman is no doubt inspired by Nevada County legend...