"Following the mass shooting at Virginia Tech 12 years ago, professor and poet Nikki Giovanni delivered a stirring address that included a simple truth.
'No one deserves a tragedy.'
It is a mantra that bears repeating in Virginia Beach and across a commonwealth that on Friday witnessed yet another senseless act of violence," writes The Virginian-Pilot Editorial Board.
"San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is a pro-business, pro-immigrant, common-sense leader of a border city with deep business, social and cultural ties to Mexico," writed Francis Wilkinson. "He's also a Republican, which means he belongs to the political party responsible for a steady stream of hysteria, lies and rage about the Mexicans who are his neighbors and trading partners and the immigrants whom Faulconer has warmly welcomed to town."
As excitement ramps up for Super Bowl LIII, Anne Philpot and Michael Farren take umbrage at the fact that Georgia taxpayers are likely to spend more than $1 billion over the course of a deal that funded the venue it will be played in.