Troy Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:09:28 EST 1800 Energize your home http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151412066/Energize-your-home It has been said that homebuyers make their decision — based entirely on emotion - during the first five minutes in a home. They spend the rest of the time trying to justify their decision based on facts and figures. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:16:21 EST Expanding health coverage for Ohioans http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151468649/Expanding-health-coverage-for-Ohioans Since its creation in 1965, Medicaid – a joint federal and state program – has provided low-cost health insurance to Ohio's most vulnerable, including the elderly, physically disabled, and children. Beginning in 2014, the health law... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:11:21 EST Meter patrol pan is not a good one http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/151488092/Meter-patrol-pan-is-not-a-good-one To the Editor:Regarding the meter patrol in Troy.This should be a retired person's job. Nineteen dollars per hour for an easy job, not bad. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:31:22 EST $18 million to train beginning farmers, ranchers http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151468755/$18-million-to-train-beginning-farmers-ranchers By Traci BrucknerContributing columnist Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:26:21 EST Allison drives a minivan http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151383478/Allison-drives-a-minivan During my senior year of college I held an executive chair position on the Campus Program Board, the event planning organization that was in charge of creating and executing anything and everything fun for students. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:56:26 EST Allison drives a minivan http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151467009/Allison-drives-a-minivan By Allison C. Gallagheragallagher@civitasmedia.com Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:56:25 EST Congrats to choir students http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/151464136/Congrats-to-choir-students To the Editor:Miami East High School Choir students recently performed at OMEA District XI Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event. The event was hosted by Mrs. Heather Marsh at Tippecanoe High School on Jan. 17. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:31:30 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/151467320/Editorial-roundup The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Jan. 20 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:26:21 EST King’s message still resonates today http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151417039/Kings-message-still-resonates-today By Rob PortmanContributining columnist Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:26:23 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/151443825/Editorial-roundup The Lima News, Jan. 19A controversial government surveillance program is being credited with alerting authorities to an alleged threat to bomb the Capitol and kill government officials. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:56:23 EST Nutrition and sleep go hand-in-hand http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151386427/Nutrition-and-sleep-go-hand-in-hand By David BeseckerGuest Columnis Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:16:22 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/151387244/ The Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield (Mass.), Jan. 12 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:21:21 EST Moose donates to soup kitchen http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/151407758/Moose-donates-to-soup-kitchen To the Editor:We would like to thank the Troy Moose Lodge for their generous donation of $2,000 donation to St. Patrick's Soup Kitchen. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:06:21 EST I’m going to quit procrastinating … eventually http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151423629/Im-going-to-quit-procrastinating--eventually Right around this time last year, I was contacted by a national publishing company about writing a book detailing the 116-year rivalry between the Troy and Piqua football teams. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:06:22 EST Address, phone number important for business http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/151386900/Address-phone-number-important-for-business To the Editor: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:06:22 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/151386801/Editorial-roundup The Hartford (Conn.) Courant, Jan. 15The Boston Olympics? There may be mixed feelings in Boston about The Hub as the Olympic host in 2024, but from Connecticut the prospect looks absolutely delightful. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:01:25 EST Cost and value in higher education http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151365570/-Cost-and-value-in-higher-education There has been a great deal of attention regarding the cost of higher education and student debt. College debt on the average is over $28,000 for a four-year degree in Ohio's universities. That would not be true of a community college student... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:01:21 EST Don’t call me sheep, call me frugal http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151364844/Dont-call-me-sheep-call-me-frugal Little else hurts as much as bad timing. I'm sitting here toiling away at my computer when I should be rolling in dough. I'm not rolling in dough because it never occurred to me that I could realize enormous economic success from writing... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:36:22 EST Editorial Roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/151365587/Editorial-Roundup • Kansas City Star on Congress making 2015 the year of 'net neutrality':Republicans and Democrats might finally have found an issue on which they can agree. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:41:21 EST Wintertime bird watching http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/151328276/Wintertime-bird-watching By Jim McGuireContributing columnist Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:41:21 EST