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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


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