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Social safety net is frayed

Opinion: By Jill Richardson OtherWords I’ve always believed in government. That is, I believe there are


Trumpians trash own futures with anti-immigration stance

Opinion: By Cokie Roberts and Steven V. ROBERTS Andrews McMeel Syndication Here’s who President Trump’s


Toward improving speed, efficiency of snow removal

Editorial: When it comes to the weather, what a difference a year makes. Mahoning Valley residents sailed


Corporations don’t need handouts

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Governors and mayors insist that giving our tax dollars to


Major push to suppress voting

Opinion: By Jen Herrick OtherWords When President Donald Trump created the “Presidential Advisory


Hanni family feud spills over into the race for appeals court

Opinion: How much bad blood must there be between Mark A. Hanni and his sister, Holly? It appears to be a


Let friendship, excellence thrive at Winter Olympics

Editorial: It has long been a truism that Olympian sports imitate world politics. Ever since their modern


No comparison between Trump’s and Nixon’s battles with the FBI

Opinion: WASHINGTON “Nixonian” is not the right word to use to describe the behavior of President Donald


Frackers target Ohio county

Opinion: By Alison Stine OtherWords My southeastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small,


Appeals court panel wrong about killer Hill’s execution

Editorial: Convicted sadistic murder- er Danny Lee Hill should have met his maker years ago, but the fact that


College for all is possible

Opinion: By Chuck Collins OtherWords California can be an annoyingly trendy state. Think avocado toast,


Trump silences his critics with great State of the Union speech

Opinion: President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address set a new standard. For himself. If he


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Support Heart Association’s goals, mission to save lives

Editorial: With Valentine’s Day approaching next week, the spotlight is shining brightly on the romantic and


Military is not starving

Opinion: By Miriam Pemberton OtherWords We’re all tense. Hearing about our fellow citizens in Hawaii


Trump the unifier? Don’t buy it

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons President Donald Trump, who’s never been shy about hammering his