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Fiscal emergency requires discipline in Niles schools

Editorial: Just about two weeks after voters in the Niles City School District threw caution to the wind and


Trump tariffs on Mexico invite more pain for US

Editorial: New York Times: So we’re going to tax Americans until Mexico stops allowing people from Central


Abolish time limits for prosecuting sexual assault

Editorial: Marietta Times: Gov. Mike DeWine is asking Ohio lawmakers to consider abolishing the state’s statute


Avoid added pain, losses in recovery from storms

Editorial: The stretch of U.S. Route 224 from Canfield to Poland is best known as the largest retail and dining


Trump’s journey to Japan not reassuring to US ally

Editorial: President Donald J. Trump’s “America First” foreign policy resonates with his supporters, but has


Ohio should strike balance between gun rights, safety

Editorial: Akron Beacon Journal: Democrats in the Ohio House are all but certain to encounter the same obstacle


Dayton residents reject ideas spewed by racists

Editorial: A bunch of white suprema- cists went to Dayton to foment hatred and, instead, were confronted by an


Not paying for parking

Editorial: Not paying for parking unfair to those who do If you’ve watched just one episode of the cable TV


Ignoring parking tickets in Y’town commonplace

Editorial: If you’ve watched just one episode of the cable-TV reality show “Parking Wars” filmed in Detroit


Invest in Valley’s future at Streetscape, Riverfest

Editorial: Mark your calendars now for next weekend when two golden opportunities to celebrate and contribute


More work needed to secure major upgrade at air base

Editorial: For many years now, efforts to secure a more modern fleet of aircraft for the sprawling Youngstown


Name the accessories in sex scandal at Ohio State

Editorial: Who knew about the sex- ual abuse and turned a blind eye to it? Furthermore, who knew about the


Trump’s disdain for press on full display in Pentagon

Editorial: There’s a reason the words “full display” in the headline are italicized: They’re used


4th time likely won’t be the charm for May’s efforts to get Brexit deal

Editorial: The Guardian of Great Britain: Theresa May’s plan to bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a


Y’town’s new schools CEO must shun special interests

Editorial: Justin Jennings, the new head of the Youngstown City School District, says he wants to involve the