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Right-to-work law still totally wrong for Ohio

Opinion: Right-to-work law still totally wrong for Ohio It’s d j vu all over again in the Ohio


Pragmatism gives Trump chance to bring prosperity

Opinion: Pragmatism gives Trump chance to bring prosperity On Jan. 20, I watched the inauguration of


Understanding addiction clarifies value of Narcan

Opinion: Understanding addiction clarifies value of Narcan As a clinician who has worked with hundreds of


Ohio lawmakers should increase state gas tax

Opinion: Ohio lawmakers should increase state gas tax A recent Vindica- tor article expressing the outlook


Trump administration acts to harm animals

Opinion: Trump administration acts to harm animals As he was signing edicts hurting one group after


Giving Narcan to addicts can be counterproductive

Opinion: Giving Narcan to addicts can be counterproductive The heroin and fentanyl epidemic continues to


de Souza can still repent over his Trump references

Opinion: De Souza can still repent over his Trump references You can sense the venom dripping from


Trump makes toxic choice in Pruitt to lead the EPA

Opinion: Trump makes toxic choice in Pruitt to lead the EPA President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to head the


If Obamacare is repealed, Congress must restore Medicare funds to hospitals

Opinion: If Obamacare is repealed, Congress must restore Medicare funds to hospitals Congress and Presi-


The Valley should welcome people from war-torn Syria

Opinion: The Valley should welcome people from war-torn Syria I am responding to the letter of Jan. 1 from


Let’s resolve to make US a lot more unified in 2017

Opinion: Let’s resolve to make US a lot more unified in 2017 Since every new year should start with new


Tell reps in Congress: Leave Medicare alone

Opinion: Tell reps in Congress: Leave Medicare alone On Nov, 21, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Howland, promised a


Boosting infrastructure will aid manufacturing and drilling for oil/gas

Opinion: Boosting infrastructure will aid manufacturing and drilling for oil/gas Ohioans know what’s


Rich Center sends thanks for donation of new van

Opinion: Rich Center sends thanks for donation of new van A heartfelt thank you to Chuck Eddy and family


It’s time to consider a new airport close to Boardman

Opinion: It’s time to consider a new airport close to Boardman I’ve lived all over the country in places


Mercy Health committed to residents of the Valley

Opinion: Mercy Health committed to residents of the Valley I read with interest the letter “Lobby Cleveland


In this season of pardons, spare US whistle blowers

Opinion: In this season of pardons, spare US whistle blowers The holiday season at the end of a quadrennial


Surgeon general wrong; addiction is not a disease

Opinion: Surgeon general wrong; addiction is not a disease Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy’s statement


Thankful for the honesty of the kind young woman

Opinion: Thankful for the honesty of the kind young woman On Nov. 2, I unknow- ingly dropped my wallet in


Americans must speak out against bigotry, prejudice

Opinion: As a Catholic and a social justice advocate for many years who promoted equal rights for both minorities and women, I am horrified by this election as many of you are.


Failures of Obama have nothing to do with color

Opinion: Failures of Obama have nothing to do with color It is quite amusing, bordering on laughable, that


Thank a veteran Friday for service to country

Opinion: Thank a veteran Friday for service to country Veterans Day is Fri- day, Nov. 11. Its inception


Presidential election, particularly Trump, frightens Warren man

Opinion: Presidential election, particularly Trump, frightens Warren man I’m scared because this election


Part-time workers’ issue won’t work for home care

Opinion: Part-time workers’ issue won’t work for home care The Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is


Keep New Middletown safe: Vote for police levy

Opinion: Keep New Middletown safe: Vote for police levy Let me start by SAYING I don’t want to pay more


Despite cuts, Bazetta needs passage of tax

Opinion: Despite cuts, Bazetta needs passage of tax Since 2011, the State of Ohio has been reducing an $8


One ‘deplorable’ voter calls out Clinton on many fronts

Opinion: One ‘deplorable’ voter calls out Clinton on many fronts I am one of those “deplorable” American


Valley women have good reasons to support Trump

Opinion: Valley women have good reasons to support Trump I’ve noticed for the past five months that there


Traficant’s sins pale in comparison to Clinton’s

Opinion: Traficant’s sins pale in comparison to Clinton’s In his Oct. 16 opinion piece, Bertram de Souza


Don’t buy Mahoning GOP’s spin on Trump; he’s a major con artist

Opinion: Don’t buy Mahoning GOP’s spin on Trump; he’s a major con artist I have to chuckle a bit each


Editor’s Note: The following letters to the editor on the Mathews Local School

Opinion: Editor’s Note: The following letters to the editor on the Mathews Local School District’s $23.9


Wake up, Youngstown! Idora, steel won’t return

Opinion: Wake up, Youngstown! Idora, steel won’t return Yes, it is a shame the Mahoning Valley’s economics


All groups must unite to fight racism in US

Opinion: All groups must unite to fight racism in US As an African- American, I truly do believe that 99


Neither Trump, Clinton shows concern for seniors

Opinion: Neither Trump, Clinton shows concern for seniors I have listened intent- ly to rhetoric from both


Is YSU lecture moderator guilty of bashing gays?

Opinion: Is YSU lecture moderator guilty of bashing gays? This past Saturday evening, I had the opportunity