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Did you get an $800K raise?

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Congratulations on that nice pay raise you got last year. A 7

Fewer Dems should run for prez, so more can focus on US Senate

Opinion: WASHINGTON Dear Democratic presidential candidates: I know all 23 of you want to run against

Ex-teacher undeserving of a break for sexual battery

Editorial: While serving as a special- education teacher, Eric R. Kline had two sexual encounters with a 16


Opinion: QUOTES OF THE DAY “Only Fake Polls show us behind the Motley Crew [Democrats]. We are looking

Great stories not told

Opinion: By Michael Reagan Cagle Cartoons I recently traveled to central Illinois to speak at a memorial

Central Park Five ‘exonerations’ are nothing more than folktales

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication The African folktale version of the 1989 Central Park

Dems must practice a politics of moderation to beat Trump

Opinion: WASHINGTON “It is a great advantage to a president,” said the 30th of them, “and a major source of

What makes a dad great? Let her count the ways

Opinion: What makes a dad great? Let her count the ways While fathers are not all “one size fits all,” they

Stone-cold killer Claudia will leave prison by 2046

Editorial: It couldn’t have been easy for veteran Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins to write a letter

Mohip’s parting words a blast

Opinion: Krish Mohip, out-going chief executive officer of the academically challenged Youngstown City School

Yes, you can

Opinion: The first time I saw the new Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre was long before I stepped into it

Climate crisis is health crisis

Opinion: By Olivia Alperstein OtherWords Rising global temperatures are intensifying the effects of

Amphitheater, riverside park make big splash downtown

Editorial: Tonight’s long-awaited formal opening of the $8 million Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre provides

A grateful son’s tribute to one remarkably ‘unremarkable’ dad

Opinion: By TOM PURCELL Cagle Cartoons PITTSBURGH My dad turns 86 next month. He never thought he’d

Bar is exceedingly low for filing petitions to run as independent

Opinion: Independent candidates seeking Youngstown City Council seats have done poorly in general elections