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Election results reveal time’s up for Betras, Polivka

Opinion: It has long been an article of faith in Ohio politics that as Mahoning and Trumbull counties go in statewide elections, so goes the state.


US should legalize cannabis

Opinion: By Paul Armentano OtherWords Over 60 percent of Americans – including majorities of Republicans,


A day of reckoning for Avenatti over claims against Kavanaugh

Opinion: By Byron York Andrews McMeel Syndication Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy


Saudi Arabia gets a pass in the killing of journalist

Editorial: First it was President Donald J. Trump who let it be known that America’s economic interests would


Heed Mister Rogers’ advice

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons Saturday morning is normally my favorite morning of the week.


Valley Jewish leaders appreciate large crowd at Tree of Life memorial

Opinion: Valley Jewish leaders appreciate large crowd at Tree of Life memorial Last Thursday eve- ning, the


Exercise your right to vote in critical election Tuesday

Editorial: Few would dispute the notion that Republican President Donald J. Trump and Democrat former


Vindicator editorial on point

Opinion: With regard to the “Our Voice” editorial titled “Massacre in Pittsburgh resonates in the Valley,”


Medicare, Social Security could be on chopping block

Editorial: With the federal budget deficit exploding – it is projected to top $1 trillion in 10 years –


Dem bosses under the gun

Opinion: This is it: The first major political test for Republican President Donald J. Trump is just around


In challenging times, we need to stand up

Opinion: A profound theme shone through this week amid the foaming madness of our times. These days, we’re


Don’t be lazy: Get out to vote

Opinion: Early voting is available today, Sunday and Monday


Playing politics with the border

Opinion: By Jasmine Aguilera OtherWords President Donald Trump recently sent a threatening tweet in


Valley guys should man up to fight prostate cancer

Editorial: Over the past decade, a growing network of organizations in the world, the nation, the state and


Massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue reflects white supremacist attitude

Opinion: On Thursday, I joined with hundreds from the Youngstown area, people of various faiths and without