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The editorial board includes Doug Olsson, Publisher ([email protected], 567-242-0371); Jim Krumel, Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0391); and Thomas J. Lucente Jr., Night Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0398).
Opinion: Are skilled trades doomed to decline?According to conventional wisdom, future employment prospects are dismal for the 21 skilled trades — electricians, electronic and medical techs, mechanics, machinists, welders, pipe fitters, ...
Orange County (Calif.) Register: US should not disengage from Cuba in wake of Castro’s deathNOV. 29, 2016 — With the passing of Fidel Castro, American policy toward Cuba is back in the spotlight. The small island nation just 90 ...
Pope underlines the golden rulePope Francis’ characterization of worldwide tensions based largely on race and ethnicity couldn’t be more on point. The leader of the world’s Roman Catholic community ...
Orange County (Calif.) Register: Donald Trump should think through Russian policyOne of Donald Trump’s most important, dramatic and concrete promises is to build a partnership with Russia. Under president Obama, relations with Moscow plummeted to ...
Editorial: In 60 seconds at Ohio State, so much happenedMonday morning’s believed terrorist attack on the campus of The Ohio State University was over shortly after it began. But in the 60 seconds it ...
Chicago Tribune: What Trump should do about his business empireBarack Obama was a senator, George W. Bush was a governor, Dwight Eisenhower was a general. The typical president-elect comes to the White House knowing ...
Orange County (Calif.) Register: AG pick Sessions should moderate his approach to marijuanaNOV. 23, 2016 — President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to be attorney general of the United States rightly has proponents of ...
Editorial: Motorists need tired truckers off the highwayDuring a period when semi-truck crash fatalities exploded past 4,000 for the first time in seven years, legislation could sneak past Congress that would allow ...
Editorial: Ohio Supreme Court right; web retailers should pay taxMonday marks Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving when online retailers hope you’ll click it and ship it with your gift ideas. The Ohio Supreme ...
Editorial: Remain calm, keep the peace on Black FridayHere’s something to remember today if you’re out seeking that Black Friday deal of all deals: All those advertisements that hype a hot bargain on ...
The Lima Newsendorsements
Editorial: Trump or Clinton: Why or why not?
Portman’s smart, engaged in issues that matter to Ohio
Editorial: Jim Jordan is the conscience of conservatives
Editorial: Latta reflects sensibilities of 5th District
Editorial: Basinger better fit for appellate job
Editorial: Stakes high for renewal levies at local schools
Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution
Endorsement: Fischer would improve court
David Trinko: Respecting the tale of a Christmas angel
Legal-Ease: Analyzing risks and taxes for best business entity
Kathleen Parker: No tears for Fidel
Lawrence S. Huffman: When the going gets tough
Doyle McManus: Trump will have to build mandate by getting things done
Lori Borgman: When the ants go marching in
George Will: Fidel Castro and dead utopianism
Noah Feldman: Faithless electors would distort fairness, rule of law
John Grindrod: Back under the Golden Arches for a cautionary tale
Paula Moore: Feasting on cruelty
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