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Journalist killing leads to next ruler of Saudi Arabia

Editorial: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in line to succeed his father King Salman bin


No reason to rush enacting provision to push evictions

Editorial: Toledo Blade: Who needs a Christmas present more than Ohio’s landlords in this holy season? No


Health-care nightmare continues for the GOP

Editorial: It is revealing that Republi- can President Donald Trump, who ran on the promise of repealing and


Perfect time to showcase the Constitution of Ohio

Editorial: Columbus Dispatch: As much talk as there has been in recent weeks and months about amending the Ohio


Disservice to our students

Editorial: Marietta Times: Time and again, officials at colleges and universities tell us we are not preparing


Youngstown on the hook for misuse of water funds

Editorial: There’s good news and bad news for Youngstown Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, who has been told by the


Increase in overdose deaths gives Valley a reality check

Editorial: Just when many in the Mahoning Valley had begun to think the drug scourge plaguing our community,


Reinventing Youngstown gets a well-earned boost

Editorial: The power of persistence and partnerships paid off prodigiously for Youngstown and the Mahoning


Time’s Person of the Year honors truth over bluster

Editorial: There’s poetic justice in Time magazine’s selection of four journalists and a newspaper as its 2018


Open your hearts, wallets to help fire victims’ family

Editorial: Shock, heartache and anguish continue to rip at the heart of the city of Youngstown and the entire


GOP lawmakers in Ohio should change their focus

Editorial: Ohio’s Republican Gov. John R. Kasich deserves credit for reining in the GOP-controlled General


GM’s Lordstown complex would win in a fair battle

Editorial: General Motors’ plant in Lordstown is in a fight for its survival, given the company’s plans to end


Move final leg of TJX train onto the fast track in Valley

Editorial: Few would refute the proposition that 2018 has been most unkind to the Mahoning Valley economy.


Class of 2019 deserves help to avoid mass failure

Editorial: AAs the 2018-19 academic year approaches its half-way mark, many high school seniors in Ohio find


Class of 2019 deserves help in preventing mass failures

Editorial: As the 2018-19 academic year approaches its half-way mark, many high school seniors in Ohio find