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The Morning Journal welcomes readers’ contributions for inclusion in the Letters to the Editor column. All letters must be submitted through our Virtual Newsroom or via email to news@mojonews.com. All letters must include a full address and telephone number for verification. Letters should be ...

The swamp can sure soak it up

Editorials

Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., the new head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, thought his pay was too high. The fact it was set where it was by the Washington machine speaks volumes. Redfield took office in March, at an annual salary of $375,000. That is at least $150,000 more ...

Swimming in the college swamp

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During her time as U.S. secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice had to navigate the quagmire that is Washington, D.C. One wonders whether she found the world of college basketball to be even more of a swamp. Rice headed a commission formed to recommend solutions to rampant corruption in NCAA ...

Message sent, but years late

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Last week’s conviction of entertainer Bill Cosby on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman was a milestone, in a way. Some people consider Cosby the funniest man they ever heard deliver a monologue. For years, millions of Americans viewed him as a model for fatherhood. And many black ...

Our veterans deserve better

Editorials

White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn from contention as new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He continues to insist allegations about his character are false. Perhaps, perhaps not. Sterling character should be a prerequisite for the VA secretary post. But ...

Golfer’s priorities are in order

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Bernhard Langer is not among the ranks of professional athletes and entertainers whose careers come first. The 60-year-old German has had quite a career as a professional golfer. He has won 36 events and collected about $25 million. But on May 24-27, he will not be in Benton Harbor, Mich., ...

Warm welcome assured no matter where TJX lands

Editorials

Columbiana County is open to business. That was evident this week when officials of the city of East Liverpool and the Columbiana County Port Authority jumped into action when word was received that TJX HomeGoods had pulled its proposal to locate its distribution center in Lordstown. TJX, ...

Loose Ends

Editorials

After reading the proposal made by East Liverpool Mayor Ryan Stovall to the TJX corporation this week, and seeing all the incentives the city offered to entice the company to the city, I joked with him that his kids Shaylin and Hayden better be careful, or they might be sacrificed. But, in ...

Join the chorus

Letters to the Editor

Editor: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Engaging New Voices,” builds on the idea that we are stronger together, and that new partners and community members are needed to expand sexual assault prevention efforts. There are many ways to embrace one’s voice, ...

She noticed

Letters to the Editor

Editor: Teenagers of today are constantly getting a bad reputation. Too often the good they do goes unnoticed. But, there is hope for today’s youth! The Youth Group of the First Christian Church in Kensington showed the community just what Earth Day means to them. Though small in number, ...