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Editorials

Dig a little deeper

King Bureaucracy and its partners in the private sector have become masters at bleeding taxpayers’ dry — a little here, a little there, a little hidden in this pile of red tape, a little disguised as that “service” ... the possibilities are endless. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has ...

Libraries need finanical support

Ohio residents who spent the past year relying on the resources available through their local public libraries may be surprised to learn the state legislature is taking a look at cutting funding to libraries by approximately $22 million per year. Should the state Senate’s version of the ...

Remember boating safety

With school out and the weather warming up, some Ohio residents may be firing up their boats for weekends spent on the water. It’s a family tradition for many, and one that involves plenty of safety checks and precautionary measures. Parents know everyone should be wearing a life vest, for ...

Hudson needs to apologize

Last week, retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter was speaking at a Memorial Day ceremony in Hudson, Ohio, when he began to talk about how freed Black slaves had honored fallen soldiers soon after the Civil War. In the midst of recounting the facts about one of the precursors to what we first ...

Extracting good ideas

Ohio state senate Republicans have presented their own version of the upcoming state budget, which holds some appealing details for Buckeye State residents. It includes a 5% personal income tax cut over two years and increases funding for public schools. It also changes the way in which state ...

Deadly days of summer

Warm sunny days are on the horizon, and Buckeye State safety officials are gearing up for the “100 deadliest days of summer,” according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend there is an “increase in vehicular crashes and deaths.” Not a ...