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Weekly Sunday columns from Vindicator editor Todd Franko

Issue 1 meets a ‘Serial’ force

Opinion: Over the next 30 days leading to the November elections, the best battle might not involve names


Kavanaugh situation raises a question

Opinion: The dramatic unfolding and unraveling of the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination this past week


A summer job was an app

Opinion: Next Door proved to be a boom for business


Nice work, chief ...

Opinion: A golf coach called Friday looking to track down a Vindy staffer who had called him. “Why is she


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City has little to lose in exploring Y’town Thermal

Opinion: One of my favorite song lyrics goes like this: “Watch what you say to someone with nothing. It’s


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


For the love of moving traffic

Opinion: Our current headlines include the following: Looming economic strife for GM Lordstown. A


Olive Garden and your local school

Opinion: You will not see the company Darden Concepts on any business sign in our community, yet they run


Amid dark, hold the light

Opinion: Chase Cook, Joshua McKerrow and E.B. Furgurson III did what many would think was unfathomable. To


Love, Lansingville

Opinion: The Lansingville neighborhood of Youngstown could go back to the farmland it once was, says Ken


Fore dads ...

Opinion: Golf – with all its highs and lows over hours and hours of play – can tell you many things about


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Disrupt, politely

Opinion: Perhaps you’ve been in this following situation I’m about to outline. I suppose I’ve been there


Uncle Dewey and WWII

Opinion: Much of what’s printed in The Vindicator is what we gather or you provide. But some comes from other


When was your last official indicted?

Opinion: A year ago, a three-member panel of the 8th District Court of Appeals reviewed the conviction of


TJX project introduced to residents butt first

Opinion: You don't enter a home butt first


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