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Kohlis’ $1.1M gift to YSU reflects history of giving

Editorial: Prominent Youngstown neurosurgeon Dr. Chander Kohli and his wife, Karen, have long distinguished


Trump ignored reality that status of Jerusalem was key to peace talks in the Mideast

Editorial: The arrogance of President Donald J. Trump’s statement on U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the


Legislators should listen to Ohioans who want payday lenders reined in

Editorial: There was a day when usury wasn’t defended in polite society. People recognized that charging


Medicare, Social Security in the crosshairs of GOP

Editorial: We now know why Repub- licans in Congress were so intent on ramming through their tax-cut plans


Decent voters in Alabama should say no to indecency

Editorial: Deep in this nation’s Bible Belt, voters must decide if the Scriptural admonition about ruining the


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Youngstown Foundation’s legacy of giving matures

Editorial: One hundred years ago, five industrial heavyweights – John Stambaugh, Philip Wick, Henry Butler,


Youngstown beats odds in medical pot sweepstakes

Editorial: After years of being over- run by the Three Cs – Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus – in the highly


Amp up cooperation, tamp down provocation on Korea

Editorial: On the heels of this week’s high-stakes intercontinental ballistic missile firing by North Korea,


World AIDS Day’s goals remain vitally important

Editorial: Has today’s observance of World AIDS Day outlived its usefulness? Many might instinctively argue


Life in prison a huge gift for the ‘Butcher of Bosnia’

Editorial: Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb commander, remained defiant to the very end of his four-year


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Doctors, patients, public all should Take Charge to fight opioid epidemic

Editorial: The steady drumbeat of grim developments in the opioid epidemic mangling our community, state and


The future of Zimbabwe remains uncertain at best

Editorial: There’s a reason Americans should pay attention to what’s going on in the southern African nation of


Mosque attack in Egypt demands mature response

Editorial: The horrific bombing and mass shooting inside a packed Sinai mosque last Friday stands out as the


McNally shows true colors with last-minute pay hikes

Editorial: Even supporters of Youngs- town Mayor John A. McNally – especially those who have been willing to


Stories of perseverance, courage and compassion permeate life in our Valley

Editorial: Sometimes on the pages of The Vindicator, readers may get overwhelmed with the quantity of