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Editorial content from the staff at The Vindicator.

Prime minister’s speech a form of national sabotage

Editorial: The (U.K.) Guardian, March 21: When she put herself forward to lead the Conservative party in 2016,


Mercy Health ER program holds hope for OD victims

Editorial: In the ongoing war on drugs, hospital emergency rooms often stand as the first line of defense for


Portman defies president on emergency declaration

Editorial: The stage is now set for a major constitutional battle in the U.S. Supreme Court over the


Trump's attack on UAW Lordstown is insulting

Editorial: As U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan put it, "We all deserve better."


Embrace Tobacco 21 as a tool to cut smoking rates

Editorial: Let’s be blunt: Smoking kills. In fact, smoking and other forms of tobacco use snuff out more lives


General Assembly must be realistic about gas tax

Editorial: Gov. Mike DeWine is facing a revolt from members of his Republican Party in the Ohio General


Horror replaces hope in Christchurch shootings

Editorial: The Press, Christchurch, N.Z.: It was a day of unimaginably dramatic contrasts in central


Punish harshly the thugs in college-admission scam

Editorial: Until this week, Yale Uni- versity shined most brightly as the alma mater of five presidents and 62


Youngstown schools can’t return to the bad old days

Editorial: It’s ludicrous for anyone to expect the academically troubled Youngstown City School District to


Details in Trump’s $4.7T budget are meaningless, but priorities are disheartening

Editorial: Los Angeles Times: The endless press coverage notwithstanding, the details of President Donald


Y’town’s mayor rolls dice with sewer-rate hikes stay

Editorial: In 2014, after the U.S. Environ- mental Protection Agency ordered the city of Youngstown to upgrade


Mahoning Valley facing a major economic storm

Editorial: There’s bad news – and some not-so-bad news – for this region as it comes to terms with the end of


GM idling makes hunger campaign more poignant

Editorial: Expect the turbulent ripple effects of this week’s idling of the workforce of the Mahoning Valley’s


Governor’s plans for kids deserve to be fast-tracked

Editorial: As is typically the case with state of the state addresses, chief executives of states dangle a grab


End of car production at GM Lordstown alarming

Editorial: By refusing to use the word “shutdown” to describe what has occurred at its Lordstown assembly complex, General Motors is perpetrating a cruel hoax on the people of the Mahoning Valley.


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