Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 29 Nov 2015 07:11:51 EDTSun, 29 Nov 2015 07:11:51 EDT Takes for Nov. 27 "Quick-hit" version of "Thumbs Up" is a new feature that will run periodically as a twist to the regular commentary normally published in this space on Fridays.Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTTake your time when giving thanks this year are YOU thankful for this year? Considering all that's going on around the world, your list should be a long one. First, there are personal things: Health, family, friends, having a job, being able to travel, a table full of good food.Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTShort Takes for Nov. 20 Hebdo THUMBS UP: We like Charlie Hebdo's defiant cover this week that reads "They got the weapons -- Screw them, we got the Champagne!" The cover also shows a man drinking Champagne as it pours out of holes in his body.Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTThey don't make penalty flags big enough's clear as day that an obviously-frustrated Minneapolis North Community High School football player purposely poked Minneota's Isaac Hennen in the eye late in Saturday's Class A Prep Bowl final.Tue, 17 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTShort Takes at Mizzou THUMBS DOWN: There are certainly much bigger things going on at the University of Missouri - things that speak to the moral fabric of the campus in terms of race relations - but what mass media professor Melissa Clark...Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT