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Father’s Day gift to self: Activism

Opinion: By Peter Certo OtherWords News about climate change has been so spooky for so long that it can


Golden Flashes lead way for Valley of champions

Editorial: The Mahoning Valley has once again proved its mettle by amassing impressive slabs of shiny


We need another baby boom

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons America’s declining birthrate has given me pause. According to


Sex-abuse scandal grows among Southern Baptists

Editorial: Three months after they blew the lid off the sex-abuse scandal in the Southern Baptist Church, the


Ryan fared well on CNN, but his presidential bid hasn’t caught fire

Opinion: U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan had an hour-long national forum – minus commercial breaks – to plead his case to


To the argument that war is not the answer, think back 75 years

Opinion: EDITOR’S NOTE: This George F. Will column originally ran on Sept. 2, 2007. OMAHA BEACH,


History made on D-Day, but witnesses are dying

Editorial: There were other battles, other victories, other sacrifices of life and limb during World War II,


Racism a public health crisis

Opinion: By Jessicah Pierre OtherWords Racism is often viewed as an action performed by individuals. But


Welcome to Trump’s autocracy

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Let us now contemplate the morality tale of the Good Samaritan.


Farmers caught in the crossfire

Opinion: By Ben Lilliston OtherWords Over the last year, President Donald Trump has taken farmers on a


CAL THOMAS| Democrats should acknowledge Trump’s success with economy

Opinion: The quote is attributed to President Harry Truman, and Ronald Reagan kept it on his desk: “It is


Trump is not welcome in the United Kingdom

Editorial: The Guardian of Great Britain: Two and one-half years after Theresa May rushed to become the first


Time to retire SS numbers

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons Like most people, I didn’t think much about my Social Security


Mitch McConnell is on a mission to pack courts with right-wingers

Opinion: By E.J. DIONNE JR. Washington Post WASHINGTON Permit me a question to every truly fair-minded


Ryan boosts candidacy on national television

Editorial: Mahoning Valley Congressman Tim Ryan spent almost an hour Sunday night on CNN making the case of