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Civic society suffers when one party bypasses the public

What would you think about a candidate for public office who thought so little of the democratic process that he or she refused to...

In rural America, resentment over COVID-19 shutdowns is colliding with rising...

As COVID-19 spreads through rural America, new infection numbers are rising to peaks not seen during this pandemic and pushing hospitals to their limits....

Across the political spectrum, Ohioans agree it’s time to repeal HB...

When the controversial nuclear bailout bill known as HB 6 first reached the Ohio House floor in 2019, only a handful of Ohioans truly...

Elected leaders must protect Ohio workers, not corporations that close factories...

Most people living in the Mahoning Valley believe what we do for work is more than just how we make money. Our jobs can...

Why males may have a worse response to COVID-19

If you ask most women about how their male relatives, partners and friends respond to being sick, they’ll often tell you with an accompanying...

Despite barriers, make sure your voice is heard by voting

Ohio’s voting procedures have been visible in the news. There are reports that nearly 50,000 of mail-in absentee ballots have been sent out incorrectly,...

The state of the pandemic in Ohio and its neighboring states

As cold weather season sets in with a seeming inevitability of viral spread growing, the Midwest is bracing for its third wave of spread...

Most U.S. farmers remain loyal to Trump despite pain from trade...

U.S. farmers have suffered a lot in the past few years: The trade war with China, natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic have all...

Will it be a ‘V’ or a ‘K’? The many shapes...

Recessions – typically defined as two consecutive quarters of declining economic output – are always painful in terms of how they affect our economic...

Exercising your right to vote on Election Day

Turn on the news or read a newspaper today and you will see political candidates and public officials making the rounds throughout the country...
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