Going on vacation can be a lot of work

Going on vacation can be a lot of work

Here is the problem with going on vacation: You can take a vacation from work and you can take a vacation from school … but you can’t take...

January 6th, 2016 |  


​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

During the first week of December the Associated Press ran a story in newspapers around Ohio discussing the effect poverty has on student performance ...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Computing the future of computers

Computing the future of computers

Dave Barry is a funny guy. Besides his Pulitzer Prize-winning offerings in the world of humor, he has done more than any other single human being to l...

January 3rd, 2016 |  



Editorial roundup

The (Youngstown) Vindicator, Dec. 28Consider for a moment this common scenario that has played out for decades in the annals of puzzling public-school...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

By Richard KirschThe conventional wisdom in Washington is that tax breaks for corporations lead to economic growth. Tax assistance for working familie...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Siren system should come with instructions

Siren system should come with instructions

It will probably go down as one of the most memorable Christmas Eve Eves, at least when it comes to the weather. During that late afternoon, there was...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Thyroid disease can affect many areas of a woman’s health

Thyroid disease can affect many areas of a woman’s health

A thyroid is a small gland at the base of the neck that has much more power over a person’s health than its size might suggest.According to the ...

January 2nd, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

The Marietta Times, Dec. 28Americans can only wonder how much good $38 billion would have done to help utilities find ways to burn coal with less impa...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Remembering 2015 for all the right (and wrong) reasons

Remembering 2015 for all the right (and wrong) reasons

There are some calendar years that seemingly come and go with a whimper.They are essentially 365 days worth of placeholders that hold little significa...

December 30th, 2015 |  


American leadership in war against terrorism

American leadership in war against terrorism

When the U.S. does not lead in global national security issues, a vacuum occurs, and that usually results in chaos. I believe we are seeing that now w...

December 30th, 2015 |