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Q: Tim, I’ve never worked with metal joist hangers. How long have joist hangers been around? When I hold one in my hand, I question whether it’s actually strong enough to support all the weight that will be resting in it! Are they safe? Are there any best practices when it comes to using them both indoors and outdoors on decks? What about the beams that joist hangers are attached to? How do you size those correctly? What about the support posts? —Lisa K., Hartford, Conn.

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Some discussion topics for your next virtual cocktail party: • Since so many viewers of the daily “Lunchtime with Andrew Show” have inquired about Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 briefings, the Politics Column posed the question last week during a telephone interview. “How come you’re not at the governor’s side during the Capitol briefings?” the column

I appreciate columnist Laura Hollis’s column praising Scott Pressler for his “can do” spirit and getting some hands-on help to Baltimore. What was off key in her column was giving President Trump a complete pass for his condemnation of Baltimore.

I read the May 17 column headlined “Trump does not know what he’s doing.” The whole column was devoted to multiple repetitions of this mantra and, as I read it, it occurred to me to wonder why Eugene Robinson could not see the irony of this.

A column by George Will (“Accept premise of regeneration,” The Daily Progress, Nov. 10) discusses the importance of adhering to the U.S. Constitution’s Eighth Amendment, along with the Supreme Court rulings surrounding it, when determining the appropriate sentencing for minors who have committed crimes.

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—September 2017: The Post publishes the first column by Khashoggi in its newspaper, in which the former royal court insider and longtime journalist writes about going into a self-imposed exile in the U.S. over the rise of Prince Mohammed. His following columns criticize the prince and the kingdom's direction.

Ruth Marcus's most recent opinion column (“Conservatives, respect precedent,” The Daily Progress, July 3), regarding the U.S. Supreme Court, was particularly lacking well-considered arguments. 

Even in announcing his impending death last week, Charles Krauthammer wrote with the same honesty, courage and blunt, yet graceful style he has brought to his newspaper columns, books, political analyses and television appearances for decades.

This column, which promotes community health, is sponsored by Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Region Ten Community Services Board, Thomas J…

A few days ago The New York Times published a guest column from retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens arguing that the Second Amendment should be repealed. This made many conservatives angry, for obvious reasons. Interestingly, it also made liberals angry. What's interesting is why liberals are angry.

This column, which promotes community health, is sponsored bySentaraMarthaJeffersonHospital, RegionTen Community Services Board, ThomasJeffers…

NORFOLK— Students at Virginia's Old Dominion University walked out of classes to protest the university's policy requiring the disclosure of p…

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