Alex Trebek is best known for hosting the popular TV game show “Jeopardy!” for the past 35 years. But with his announcement this week that he has Stage IV pancreatic cancer, Trebek can do a world of good by becoming the face of a disease that has the highest mortality rate of all cancers.
Conservatives in Congress long have had the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, in their sights for a budget cut. Recent statistics about errors in the program give them more ammunition.
Yes, it would be nice if the United States could figure out a way to keep more weapons from the hands of mass murderers. Restricting the manufacture of rapid-fire pieces that have nothing to do with hunting or protection might be a place to start.
Whether it was a press release by Entergy Corp. or an answer to a question from an inquisitive reporter, the utility’s announcement of large savings from its membership in a regional grid is very well-timed.