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Opinion

Postage should be provided for Ohioans mailing in ballots

Editorials

Making it as easy as possible for registered voters to cast ballots in the Nov. 3 election ought to be the name of this year’s game for both Democrats and Republicans. One means of doing that has been suggested by Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose. He sought state Controlling Board ...

Lack of compassion is a real sickness in our nation

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Life is strange no matter who you talk to on any given day. Yet over the course of the months this Covid pandemic has cursed us, it seems as though it has brought forth more of mankind’s fickle nature. So many people speak about loving one another in the darkest of times yet ...

Using police for COVID noncompliance is ridiculous

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to sound off by saying that people in community need to use the police for what they are intended for. They do not have time to investigate people not complying with COVID-19 and people not wearing masks or not social distancing. The police have much more ...

Offended by Trump’s Goodyear tweet

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On Aug. 19, the President of the United States gave us the following directive via a tweet: “Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES — They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS. Get better tires for far less! (This is what Radical Left Democrats do. Two can play the same game, and we have to ...

Stars and Stripes serves a purpose for our military

Editorials

Some in the military brass may have applauded news a few weeks ago that Stars and Stripes, the newspaper circulated worldwide to members of the U.S. armed forces, was being closed. Stars and Stripes, which actually began publication during the Civil War, did not hit its stride until the 20th ...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is being observed

Columns

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the U.S after skin cancer. As a member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program®, I want to share the following ...

Politics holding up relief measure

Editorials

Partisan politics continues to delay enactment of a new coronavirus relief measure in Congress. Regardless of your political leanings, we know that is hurting millions of Americans. Even emergency action taken by the White House has been affected. After negotiators in Congress deadlocked over ...

Show some compassion for the honest mistakes

Editorials

About 48,000 Ohioans who received more unemployment benefits than they were entitled to may have to repay the money, state officials say. Often in such cases, over-payments result from claimants failing to report money they received while collecting benefits. Where flagrant, substantial abuse ...

Honoring the memories of those dying on 9/11

Editorials

Today marks the 19th anniversary of one of the most horrific days in the history of the United States. Yes, it has been that long ago already. Since 19 isn’t a nice round number like — say, five or 10 or 20 — used to widely commemorate anniversaries, you might not hear or read as much ...

Stop haggling, ensure deal does have credit insurance

Editorials

Among popular Christmas season activities during recent years has been finding the Elf on the Shelf. The stuffed toy, about 12 inches long, delights children who wonder where in the house he or she may be hiding. Thanks to COVID-19, a good place to start looking for the Elf this year would be ...