Christine M. Flowers: In Pennsylvania, courageous lawmakers recognize abortion for what it is

Christine M. Flowers: In Pennsylvania, courageous lawmakers recognize abortion for what it is

Here are some of the things you are not supposed to compare to abortion:Slavery. That’s because slaves were human, and even though the law treat...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: Acquaintance rape a reality on college campuses

Christina Ryan Claypool: Acquaintance rape a reality on college campuses

Comedian Bill Cosby and Brock Turner, a Dayton area young man turned Stanford swimmer, have a lot in common. Both were once highly respected individua...

June 27th, 2016 |  


The incredible hopelessness of America’s gun ‘Conversation’

The incredible hopelessness of America’s gun ‘Conversation’

For millennia, the ability to interpret hieroglyphics had been lost to the ages. So when Jean-Francois Champollion decoded the Rosetta Stone it was a ...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


Car talk:

Car talk:

Dear Car Talk:I was reading a review of the Kia Optima (next to your esteemed column here in the paper). It mentioned that the base 2.4-liter engine ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Jim Krumel: Putting a lid on Cleveland’s past

Jim Krumel: Putting a lid on Cleveland’s past

Some moments stay etched in your mind, never to be stolen by age.I can still look across the kitchen table to where my oldest son, Joe, sat some 20 ye...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Kathleen Parker: Trump is America’s “Trexit”

Kathleen Parker: Trump is America’s “Trexit”

WASHINGTON — With Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election?On the surface, this may...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Ron Lora: Reflecting on death: What’s important; what is not

Ron Lora: Reflecting on death: What’s important; what is not

I was preparing to teach a class at the University of Toledo when the phone rang. My mother, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton, was likely in the...

June 25th, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


David Trinko: Sneak peak of an empty nester’s life

David Trinko: Sneak peak of an empty nester’s life

My family wandered around the Putnam County Fair on Friday night, looking for the next thrill for our children. Little did I know it would turn into a...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Schnipke column: “So, what’s happening at Marimor?”

Schnipke column: “So, what’s happening at Marimor?”

Since March, we have celebrated Developmental Disabilities awareness with a theme of, “What’s Your Story.” We have shared great stor...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Cheryl Parson: Credit solutions need careful investigation

Cheryl Parson: Credit solutions need careful investigation

Our economy runs on credit. Credit is simply debt. The average U.S. household with debt has nearly $16,000 in credit card debt and $131,000 of total d...

June 25th, 2016 |