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Editorials

Parents, children all need financial literacy

For many young people, technology and the internet are a comfortable space, while for older generations they can still be strange and a little frightening. But when those young people become too comfortable with their gadgets and apps, it opens the door for poor decisions if a child has not ...

Report: Fewer jobs in Ohio now than before pandemic

Anyone who has driven past many businessed in our communities can tell you there are plenty of “Now Hiring” signs in front of businesses seeking qualified applicants for open positions. But even with that evidence of available jobs, a Policy Matters Ohio report confirms something many had ...

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is taking advantage of the opportunity to ask residents to “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” FEMA, the Ohio EMA and ReadyOhio are asking families to work toward weekly ...

Our veterans deserve all care that is needed

Imagine being the bureaucrats running the federal agency in charge of ensuring the nation does right by those who were willing to fight for this country, and needing to be told to “quickly develop a comprehensive plan to connect Afghanistan and Global War on Terrorism veterans to VA benefits ...

Women remain affected by economic challenges

While the United States continues to fight surges in COVID, businesses struggling and unemployment all at the same time, a reminder has popped up that we as a country still are not doing right by a subsets of citizens — and particularly women within that group. A study from Policy Matters ...

How to reach your elected officials

UNITED STATES SENATOR SHERROD BROWN Address: 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: 1-202-224-2315; toll-free 1-888-896-6446 Email: https://www.brown.senate.gov UNITED STATES SENATOR ROB PORTMAN Address: 448 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. ...

Don’t let your mask become a driving risk

Here’s an interesting one: Masks can be dangerous … if they are hanging from the rear-view mirror of your vehicle. Though it is something we probably should have retained from our driver’s education classes, a refresher is always helpful — don’t hang anything from a vehicle’s ...

DeWine is right for challenging change

Employers all over America are looking for workers. Ironically, at the same time, many residents say they cannot find work. So why, then, would the Biden administration think it’s a good idea to attempt to put the kibosh to a plan that would require Ohioans to make an honest effort to seek ...

Let us never forget the tragedy that was 9/11

Today marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most horrific days in the history of the United States. If you need to be told exactly what significant, nation-altering event we are observing then, well, you are not much of an American. Mass tributes and memoriams will mark today — two ...

Thank farmers for all of their hard work

Local residents already know it is hard to beat a meal prepared using ingredients purchased at our local farmers’ markets, or directly from our wonderful family farms, but Ohio officials have joined forces with a group of other Midwestern states to remind everyone eating local provides more ...