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Ryan’s presidential bid in need of a shot in the arm

Editorial: After A lackluster perfor- mance in the first Democratic presidential debate last week, Mahoning


New super bodes well for new era in A’town schools

Editorial: It’s long been no big secret that the relationship between the recently retired chief administrator


Tonight is only the start for YFA’s positive impact

Editorial: 2Those lyrics from one of the biggest smash hits by tonight’s national headliner at the Youngstown


Trump gives Saudi prince pass on Khashoggi slaying

Editorial: By refusing to allow the FBI to investigate the assassination of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal


Hype aside, Miami debates won’t wield much impact

Editorial: The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa, Calif.: Here are a couple of things to keep in mind as the


Word from The Vindicator

Editorial: The Vindicator’s commitment to exposing public corruption, power- brokering and influence peddling


State should not bail out old nuclear power plants

Editorial: First Energy Solutions, which expects the state of Ohio to save its financially ailing Perry and


We should work to bring elder abuse out of shadows

Editorial: Krishmu Shipmon sounded the alarm loudly and clearly last week on the pervasive scope of pernicious


Daniel deserves no parole in horrible Warren crime

Editorial: In the annals of crime his- tory in Trumbull County, the cold-blooded murder of 65-year-old George


Trump’s insistence Iran would fold is not evident

Editorial: A year after the president assured allies that U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement would


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,