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YNDC facing challenges despite decade of success

Editorial: Ten years ago, a partner- ship between the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the city of Youngstown


Congress must be given complete Mueller report

Editorial: The attorney general of the United States, who serves at the pleasure of the president of the United


With Nielsen out, count on meaner immigration policy

Editorial: Washington Post: Time finally ran out for Kirstjen Nielsen, President Trump’s beleaguered secretary


Too many U.S. bridges are in state of disrepair

Editorial: As President Donald J. Trump spends all his time running for re-election in 2020 and thus pursues


Ryan’s presidential bid is about the Valley’s future

Editorial: We have known Tim Ryan since 2000 when he first ran for elected office. But The Vindicator did not


Run, don’t walk, to support 2019 Valley Relays for Life

Editorial: Relay for Life, the mother of all community fundraisers in the nation, gets back on track in the


Death penalty in Pa. looks like a toothless guard dog

Editorial: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: An empty threat might seem like a good middle ground. It could give all


Restore Ohio mine land

Editorial: Marietta Times: For many years, coal mining was a major employer, not to mention a key part of the


Celebrity status is not a license to exploit justice

Editorial: When a deal is cooked up in secret in the criminal- justice system, there’s every reason to suspect


Big Pharma must pay for role in fueling drug crisis

Editorial: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The manufacturers of OxyContin are making what should be viewed as the


DeWine pushing for total access to JobsOhio payroll

Editorial: Sunlight will finally cut through the shroud that has kept JobsOhio, the state’s privatized


State, federal commitments needed to protect Lake Erie

Editorial: Fiscal-year budgets pro- posed by chief executives in state and national capitals represent far more


Face challenges impeding recycling in US fearlessly

Editorial: As concerns over climate change have elevated the public consciousness about the future


A last-minute appeal for reasonable gas-tax hike

Editorial: It’s now the 11th hour for Gov. Mike DeWine’s reasonable and necessary 18-cent-a-gallon increase in


Brexit bedlam threatens leadership of Theresa May

Editorial: The Guardian of Great Britain: Brexit is a revolution, so expect revolutionary consequences. It