Columns - Taft Midway Driller - Taft, CA http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20121129/NEWS/311299988/1008/OPINION taftmidwaydriller.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:25:55 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Police body cameras ‘Ready! Set! Action!’ http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170120/NEWS/170129988/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:55:53 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170120/NEWS/170129988/1008/OPINION Rick Holmes: Writing America’s next chapter http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170119/NEWS/170119569/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:00:20 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170119/NEWS/170119569/1008/OPINION Arthur I. 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