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Opinion

AIsha’s Law must be heard in Columbus

In light of the investigation into the death of Gabby Petito, who died from strangulation, there has been a push once more in Ohio for Aisha’s Law. Named after Aisha Mason, an Ohio teacher who was murdered by her ex-husband, the House Bill would make strangulation a felony in the Buckeye ...

Aisha’s Law must be heard in Columbus

In light of the investigation into the death of Gabby Petito, who died from strangulation, there has been a push once more in Ohio for Aisha’s Law. Named after Aisha Mason, an Ohio teacher who was murdered by her ex-husband, the House Bill would make strangulation a felony in the Buckeye ...

It’s boom time for Tim Ryan fundraising

The ability of U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s Senate campaign to raise more money from donors and increase the amounts compared to others in the race is a surprisingly impressive feat. Over the years, I’ve mentioned Ryan’s struggles to attract donors despite being in the U.S. House for almost 19 ...

Keep Davis and Carano in Austintown

Today’s growing network of bustling, urban and densely populated townships, including Austintown in Mahoning County, demand intelligent, responsible and experienced leadership. The increasingly large and complex sets of responsibility thrust upon Ohio trustee boards require nothing short of ...

Safety reminders amid uptick in pedestrian crashes

The life of Diana M. St. Julian, of Cortland, just 31 years old, was snuffed out last week when she was struck by a passing vehicle as she walked at night near East Federal Street in Niles. The driver has been charged in the Oct. 10 death, but that likely will bring little solace to the ...

Breast cancer statistics should be sobering to all

It’s October, a time when the color pink is prevalent in our communities, making us aware it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In an attempt to raise this awareness, bright pink highlighted the cover of this newspaper on Oct. 1, and the Health Page that publishes every Tuesday, including ...