There aren't many things that drive me over the edge. But this week, I have to admit I'm getting pretty close.
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.
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...
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.
By Traci BrucknerContributing columnist
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.
By Allison C. Gallagheragallagher@civitasmedia.com
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.
The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Jan. 20
By Rob PortmanContributining columnist
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.
By David BeseckerGuest Columnis
The Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield (Mass.), Jan. 12
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.
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.
To the Editor:
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.
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...
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...
• 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.
By Jim McGuireContributing columnist
Are you aware that over 2 million people in the United States have real estate licenses? With that many agents, the seed quickly separates from the chaff, with a small percentage rising to the top in quality service to buyers and sellers.
In my last article, I wrote that I thought Obamacare architect Jonathan H. Gruber was just stating the obvious when he said that creators of the health care law relied on the stupidity of the American voter to get the law enacted. I also suggested...
As nerdy as this is to admit, words are the most fascinating things to me.
Ohioans – many of whom work multiple jobs while taking care of their children – deserve tax relief. And workers who lose their jobs or their pensions due to no fault of their own deserve help with health bills.
Newsday on security at the nation's airports., Jan. 8
The Eugene Register-Guard, Jan. 13, on tuition at community colleges:
By Michael J. MishakAssociated Press
By Traci BrucknerCenter for Rural Affairs
Jan. 11, The New York Daily News on the march held in Paris in response to the terror attacks.
The (Dover-New Philadelphia) Times-Reporter, Jan. 9
By Melanie YingstStaff WriterI knew this day would come sooner rather than later.Most mornings, I'd just sit in my car and take a deep breath before the day would begin.
By Rob PortmanContributining columnist
Up until this past weekend, it had been about five years since I had last entered into the fun-filled world of traveling via airplane.Truthfully, it's not nearly as bad as I remember … it's much, much worse.
Marietta Times, Jan. 10Ohio state prisons housed 50,641 inmates at the end of 2014 - 31 percent more than they were designed to accommodate.
By The Rev. Dr. Christopher benekContributing columnist
Steve BuehrerContributing columist
Jan. 5, Aiken (South Carolina) Standard on restoring national trust:American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has scaled down the list. Concerns over the economy have, as well.
To the Editor:The Tippecanoe Historical Society would like to thank the Tippecanoe Community Foundation for their generous grant of $3,250.
Have you ever noticed clothing sales that advertise “seconds” at greatly reduced prices? The “second” quality merchandise may exhibit flaws like uneven seams and pulled stitches, and capitalizes on the slightly lower quality in...
The Concord (N.H.) Monitor, Jan. 8, 2015It's easy to see Lawrence Lessig as Don Quixote.
Deciphering Obama's chemistry with Congress — or lack of itWASHINGTON (AP) — He hardly ever calls. When he does, it's all business.
Jan. 6, Tampa (Florida) Tribune on same-sex marriage:
By David T. DanielsContributing columnist
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish swore to defend the Constitution and faithfully execute the law when he took office. He should promptly begin fulfilling that oath by turning over his predecessor's parking garage records, long sought by...
The Ironton Tribune, Jan. 2
Jan. 2, Los Angeles Times on college ratings system:
By David BeseckerGuest Columnist
The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Jan. 3
If I had known that joining the 21st century was going to be this much fun, I would have done it 15 years ago.