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Editorial content from the staff at The Vindicator.

Ex-teacher undeserving of a break for sexual battery

Editorial: While serving as a special- education teacher, Eric R. Kline had two sexual encounters with a 16


Stone-cold killer Claudia will leave prison by 2046

Editorial: It couldn’t have been easy for veteran Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins to write a letter


Amphitheater, riverside park make big splash downtown

Editorial: Tonight’s long-awaited formal opening of the $8 million Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre provides


MV Scrappers mature into staple of summer in region

Editorial: The Mahoning Valley Scrap- pers have come of age. Tonight, in Granville, W. Va., this region’s


Y’town’s financial picture improving, but still bleak

Editorial: Here’s the bottom line from the latest analysis of the city of Youngstown’s finances: In five years,


US should explore viable paths to solve Mexico tiff

Editorial: Washington Post: Mexico has defused President Trump’s latest fit of pique with minimal concessions,


Australia crosses the line with raids on journalists

Editorial: The people’s right to know what its government is doing – especially behind closed doors – is


Ohio energy bill becomes prize for special interests

Editorial: The Plain Dealer of Cleveland: It’s hard to parse what Ohio legislative leaders were thinking when


GM tries to soften the blow of Lordstown plant’s death

Editorial: If General Motors is so con- fident that the prospective buyer it’s touting for its idled Lordstown


Golden Flashes lead way for Valley of champions

Editorial: The Mahoning Valley has once again proved its mettle by amassing impressive slabs of shiny


Sex-abuse scandal grows among Southern Baptists

Editorial: Three months after they blew the lid off the sex-abuse scandal in the Southern Baptist Church, the


History made on D-Day, but witnesses are dying

Editorial: There were other battles, other victories, other sacrifices of life and limb during World War II,


Trump is not welcome in the United Kingdom

Editorial: The Guardian of Great Britain: Two and one-half years after Theresa May rushed to become the first


Ryan boosts candidacy on national television

Editorial: Mahoning Valley Congressman Tim Ryan spent almost an hour Sunday night on CNN making the case of


Virginia Beach embraces mourning, awaits healing

Editorial: Virginian-Pilot of Virginia Beach, Va.: After the mass shooting at Virginia Tech 12 years ago,


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