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by Bertram de Souza   | 306 entries

Bertram de Souza writes a weekly column for The Vindicator's editorial page and blogs on

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Valley owes Pavlik its thanks

Our corrupt public officials should follow his lead.

And the winner is …

The Humphries-Betras battle is over.

Betras won't dislodge Humphries

Why does the Mahoning County Democratic Party chairman persist?

SB5 opponents make history

The 1 million-plus signatures sends a strong message to Republican Gov. John Kasich

GOP spin on SB 5 signature drive won’t work

More than 1 million signatures could be collected by month's end

A big gambling payday

Gov. Kasich's privatization plan is making businesses drool

Antonini’s plea deal revealing

The former treasurer of Mahoning County is required to cooperate fully.

Jim Tressel for United States Senate?

Tressel has strong name recognition statewide

Antonini must be chirping like a bird

Former Mahoning County Treasurer Lisa Antonini's fall from grace was predicted.

GOP insider (Valley native) defends SB 5

Remember what happened in 1983?