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Static tuition, state-aid cuts hurt Ohio’s public colleges

Opinion: Static tuition, state-aid cuts hurt Ohio’s public colleges As university and college students


Add national anthem, invocation to make Panerathon even better

Opinion: Add national anthem, invocation to make Panerathon even better Unfortunately, the only thing


Not so fast on a ban on pet boa constrictors

Opinion: Not so fast on a ban on pet boa constrictors I agree with Jennifer O’Connor of PETA (Letter of


Richmond doesn’t belong in YSU’s football family

Opinion: Richmond doesn’t belong in YSU’s football family I completely agree with a recent letter


Don’t believe rhetoric of Trump on NAFTA

Opinion: Don’t believe rhetoric of Trump on NAFTA In preparation of North American Free Trade Agreement


With rapist on football team, YSU shows lack of integrity, leadership

Opinion: With rapist on football team, YSU shows lack of integrity, leadership In welcoming con- victed


Recent columns show de Souza’s detachment

Opinion: Recent columns show de Souza’s detachment In his column on June 11, 2017, titled “Why did Trump


Success offers no escape from racism for blacks

Opinion: Success offers no escape from racism for blacks For most of my adult life, I have made it part of


Young, MetroParks have the press in their pockets

Opinion: Young, MetroParks have the press in their pockets You could not be far- ther from the truth when


Think of possibilities if pro-lifers control all lives

Opinion: Think of possibilities if pro-lifers control all lives Quite recently there was yet another fight


Cuts threaten good works of YWCAs in the Valley

Opinion: Cuts threaten good works of YWCAs in the Valley YWCA is committed to eliminating racism,


Senate health care bill is reverse Robin Hood

Opinion: Senate health care bill is reverse Robin Hood They say that figures lie and liars figure. I’m


Please report all cases of elder abuse in our midst

Opinion: Please report all cases of elder abuse in our midst We at the Adult Protective Services Unit of


Sunday’s column correct: Trump only threw us bone

Opinion: Sunday’s column correct: Trump only threw us bone Bertram de Souza’s reflection regarding Trump’s


Politics rains on parade

Opinion: Politics rains on parade A reminder to the Mahoning County Republican Party and Mark Munroe, its


Attorney General DeWine deserves praise, not scorn

Opinion: Attorney General DeWine deserves praise, not scorn This is in response to the political cartoon


Multiple crimes against city woman unacceptable

Opinion: Multiple crimes against city woman unacceptable Robbing the moth- ers of our own community is dead


New limits on pain pills inflict new pain on seniors

Opinion: New limits on pain pills inflict new pain on seniors I agree with a recent Letter to the Editor


Poland Forest should be preserved in natural state

Opinion: Poland Forest should be preserved in natural state In 1934, Grace Butler donated to Poland Village


Let taps play sunrise to sunset on Memorial Day

Opinion: Let taps play sunrise to sunset on Memorial Day It is with great hope that I ask your newspaper


Council should resist urge to welcome growers of pot

Opinion: Council should resist urge to welcome growers of pot As an elder citizen of this wonderful and


Focus on race in election for mayor disheartening

Opinion: Focus on race in election for mayor disheartening For all 47 years of my life, I have been


Trump spews garbage; sadly, some of it sticks

Opinion: Trump spews garbage; sadly, some of it sticks After the November election, polls were taken on


Hubbard truck accident that killed, injured pigs adds to their nightmares

Opinion: Hubbard truck accident that killed, injured pigs adds to their nightmares How sad it was to read


Gambling figured in killing on Facebook

Opinion: Gambling figured in killing on Facebook While the media are in a flurry about how Facebook


Marshal all local resources to battle opioids epidemic

Opinion: Marshal all local resources to battle opioids epidemic Each week, we con- tinue to see rashes of


Spare global anti-poverty programs from budget ax

Opinion: Spare global anti-poverty programs from budget ax The White House is proposing drastic cuts to


Are ODNR and Vindicator mere ‘gas-bag apologists’?

Opinion: Are ODNR and Vindicator mere ‘gas-bag apologists’? Despite the effort to obscure the issue by the


Pastor Protection Act is redundant and unfair

Opinion: Pastor Protection Act is redundant and unfair Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly have


Corrupting power of money on full display

Opinion: Corrupting power of money on full display It seems to me that the primary difference between


Compassion, common sense can fix Trump budget plan

Opinion: Compassion, common sense can fix Trump budget plan President Donald J. Trump’s proposed budget


Don’t victimize children in reforming health care

Opinion: Don’t victimize children in reforming health care It is stated that a coun- try is measured by how


We shouldn’t ignore facts pertaining to immigrants

Opinion: We shouldn’t ignore facts pertaining to immigrants I respect the author of a letter in last


Tell Ohio state legislators not to decrease funding for your local libraries

Opinion: Tell Ohio state legislators not to decrease funding for your local libraries As part of his


Cancer patients cannot afford consequences of total repeal of the ACA

Opinion: Cancer patients cannot afford consequences of total repeal of the ACA Before the Afford- able Care