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Valley needs Ryan, Johnson in Congress more than ever

Editorial: Between the two of them, congressmen Tim Ryan and Bill Johnson have 24 years in the House of


In search of answers for stretch-limousine tragedy

Editorial: A horrific tragedy of errors seeped in irony played out in an idyllic country setting of upstate New


Valley authorities exhibit teamwork, expertise in response to fouled streams

Editorial: One of the most visible trends of the administration of President Donald J. Trump over the past 20


Trump should not send an extremist to the UN

Editorial: Although Nikki Haley, the soon-to-be-gone U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, more often than not


America Makes heightens its stature with AF project

Editorial: Try this for one tongue- twisting mouthful of technospeak: The Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing


Focus on breast cancer brings life-saving results

Editorial: As the pinnacle of our region’s fall season approaches, vibrant shades of red, orange, green and


Republicans throw caution to wind with Kavanaugh

Editorial: The newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court will always have an asterisk – figuratively speaking –


Youngstown schools CEO should not keep his bonus

Editorial: Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich’s office sent the following email in response to the Sept. 16 editorial


Sage strategies help lower violent crime in Y’town

Editorial: Last week’s release of Uniform Crime Reports from the FBI showing the most violent of violent


Nonviolence Week, born in Youngstown, continues to grow in its stature, impact

Editorial: A rapid-fire stream of alarm- ing contemporary headlines validates the truism that violence


Devil is in the details with regard to new trade accord

Editorial: There is a question just about every Mahoning Valley resident is asking: Could the new trade


Use caution in analyzing FBI-released crime data

Editorial: Jeff Sessions, U.S. attorney general, is trumpeting last week’s release of the FBI’s 2017 Uniform


Republican US Sen. Flake delivers poignant message

Editorial: In the midst of the virulent rhetoric in Congress surrounding the confirmation of Judge Brett


New state report on overdose deaths unveils good, bad, ugly

Editorial: New state report on overdose deaths unveils good, bad, ugly


New drug-abuse report offers good, bad and ugly

Editorial: New drug-abuse report offers good, bad and ugly For those who view last week’s long-awaited