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Mark Figley: We deserve better than Trump

Mark Figley: We deserve better than Trump

Donald Trump. Before his presidential run, he was known simply as “The Apprentice”; a billionaire casino developer, construction magnate, real …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Celia Rivenbark: Curvy Barbie, great! Now where’s Dadbod Ken?

Celia Rivenbark: Curvy Barbie, great! Now where’s Dadbod Ken?

Mattel has introduced three new Barbies in hopes of finally shushing the ever-louder protests that the iconic doll’s nutty measurements …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Car talk: If only it were so easy

Car talk: If only it were so easy

Why can’t I use carbon dioxide gas to fill my tires instead of air (78 percent nitrogen) or instead of …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Jim Krumel: Call him Mr. Herb Sherrell, he’s earned that

Jim Krumel: Call him Mr. Herb Sherrell, he’s earned that

The “Duck Man” stopped by the office late Friday morning. I never knew there was such a person. I’m glad …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Thomas Lucente: Flint water crisis — You can’t make this stuff up

Thomas Lucente: Flint water crisis — You can’t make this stuff up

The hypocrisy of the left is always entertaining, though quite dangerous. The thing is, they simply don’t see it. Let’s …

February 7th, 2016 updated: February 7th, 2016. |  

George Will: The Super Bowl’s 60 minutes of damage

George Will: The Super Bowl’s 60 minutes of damage

WASHINGTON — Settling unhappily into his Super Bowl seat, Himalayan high behind the end zone, Joe spots an empty seat …

February 6th, 2016 |  

David Trinko: 50 years of super games, blowouts and memories

David Trinko: 50 years of super games, blowouts and memories

The Super Bowl marks its 50th anniversary Sunday, celebrating an astounding number of extremely interesting games. It’s brought us some …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Ryan being tested by Freedom Caucus

Ryan being tested by Freedom Caucus

WASHINGTON — Key members of a rebellious group of House Republicans who helped usher Paul Ryan into the speakership are …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Cheryl Parson: Three scams sprouting in region

Cheryl Parson: Three scams sprouting in region

With recent temperatures in the 50s, a few crocuses in my flower bed began to sprout. Along with the crocuses, …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Legal-Ease: Two principles in business succession and estate planning

Legal-Ease: Two principles in business succession and estate planning

Hard work is seldom a problem for the people of northwest Ohio. People here only really struggle when they face …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Chris Erskine: Welcome to the Super Bowl, where nothing is out of bounds

Chris Erskine: Welcome to the Super Bowl, where nothing is out of bounds

Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve called this news conference to announce that I will have absolutely no comment on the police …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Lori Borgman: Husband flips channels; are houses next?

Lori Borgman: Husband flips channels; are houses next?

We have been married more than three decades. You think you know a person, but the surprises never end. I …

February 4th, 2016 |  

George Will: In Iowa, signs of civil health

George Will: In Iowa, signs of civil health

WASHINGTON — When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Christina Ryan Claypool: Some boomers face retirement challenges

Christina Ryan Claypool: Some boomers face retirement challenges

It’s difficult to believe that TV host Pat Sajak and actresses Suzanne Somers and Diane Keaton will celebrate their 70th …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Leonard Pitts: Justice for Caroline Small, a small step toward justice for all

Leonard Pitts: Justice for Caroline Small, a small step toward justice for all

Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga. Their purpose is embodied in …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

John Grindrod: Lamenting the lost art of the letter

John Grindrod: Lamenting the lost art of the letter

When it comes to how we communicate with one another, there are many avenues, thanks to technology. We can fire …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Andres Oppenheimer: The pope’s chance to expose Trump

Andres Oppenheimer: The pope’s chance to expose Trump

Pope Francis, who has made the plight of migrants one of the central themes of his papacy, should have no …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Ron Lora: Idioms in speech and writing — helpful when not overdone

Ron Lora: Idioms in speech and writing — helpful when not overdone

“Keep a stiff upper lip,” I said. We’re all “in the same boat,” for at one time or another most …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Christine M. Flowers: Friends of Cecile go after Planned Parenthood video-makers

Christine M. Flowers: Friends of Cecile go after Planned Parenthood video-makers

Ann Richards, former governor of Texas, became famous for one quip about George H.W. Bush by saying, “He was born …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Car talk:Searching for an old Subaru

Car talk:Searching for an old Subaru

Dear Car Talk: I want to buy a used Subaru for my winter adventures, most likely a 2000-‘05 Outback or …

January 31st, 2016 |  

Don Stratton: Police work sometimes goes to the dogs

Don Stratton: Police work sometimes goes to the dogs

There are several things that are consistent in police work. Among them are drunks, fights, and calls about dogs: barking …

January 31st, 2016 |  

Robert Waters: Biden’s absence a cause for speculation

Robert Waters: Biden’s absence a cause for speculation

Warning: This column is filled with a ridiculous number of suppositions and guesses. For me, the strangest thing in this …

January 31st, 2016 |  

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