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Trump visit to Clyde a reminder of what gets lost when a local newspaper closes shop

BY: - August 7, 2020

We began our reporting adventure at the local history museum, traveled to an ice cream parlor and ended up at a diner across the street from the newsroom.  The year was 2012 and I was interning at the Sandusky Register newspaper in northern Ohio. President Barack Obama announced he would soon be making a campaign […]

Catching Our Eye: Black history, Black trans pride, and COVID-19 epicenters

BY: - June 29, 2020

Black history. The Sandusky Register’s Caitlin Nearhood is reporting, “Black history not properly taught to Ohio students.” “Important parts of American history appear to be whitewashed in Ohio’s current history curriculum. “In recent weeks, events like Juneteenth, the Tulsa Massacre and Black Wall Street have gained notoriety amid racial injustice protests in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. […]