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Ex-Police Chief Jamrozik spits hook on prison time

Editorial: Let there be no misunder- standing: Former Lowellville Police Chief Richard Jamrozik wasn’t


ECOT scandal bloodies GOP

Opinion: Last week’s 4-2 ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court that enables the state to recover millions of


Shutting down the press?

Opinion: When I get ID’d somewhere in public as “The Vindicator guy,” people will often come up to me with


Home alone is no way to work

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons Just as more private-sector organizations are calling


‘Zero tolerance’ leaves children terrified, traumatized, tearful

Opinion: By Cokie Roberts and Steven V. ROBERTS Andrews McMeel Syndication Before the story fully fades


A path for racial healing 1 year after Charlottesville

Editorial: This weekend marks the first anniversary of one of modern America’s darkest days. It was one year


Trump’s wall is wrong priority

Opinion: By Joe Guzzardi Cagle Cartoons Once, August was a tranquil time on Capitol Hill. But that’s no


42 public entities in Valley seek local taxes as state aid dries up

Opinion: There is no shortage of communities, school districts and other government entities in Mahoning and


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EDITORIAL - Making music, making history in Youngstown

Editorial: Saturday, August 11, 2018, promises to be one historic red-letter day for the city of Youngstown.


Poor Portland progressives: So much to protest, so little time

Opinion: “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” – L.P. Hartley WASHINGTON


Trump lacks credibility in claiming voter fraud

Editorial: Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap had an observation about the unsubstantiated claims of


Supreme Court nominee scary

Opinion: By Yolanda Parker OtherWords Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting


Organic foods thrive on regs

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords Strangely enough, sometimes industries want regulation.


Rational immigration policies are needed to protect the nation-state

Opinion: By Georgie Anne Geyer Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON It would seem to many that the


Don’t dump on Y’town: Campaign merits support

Editorial: A set of worn-out automo bile tires here. A moldy and soiled mattress there. A beaten and banged-up