Troy Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:24:46 EST 1800 The conquering of death http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152582248/The-conquering-of-death By the Rev. Dr. Christopher BenekContributing columnistSometimes humanity forgets what is promised to us. Sometimes we forget our hope. Sometimes we forget the reality of our future. Easter is our pleasant reminder. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:31:25 EST Meat industry playing us for fools http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152582371/Meat-industry-playing-us-for-fools To the Editor:With April Fools' Day just around the corner, it appears that the meat, egg and dairy industries have been playing us for fools all year-round. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:26:22 EST Bobbin’ Robin sings in spring http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152582631/Bobbin-Robin-sings-in-spring By Jim McGuireContributing columnistWhat is there so magic about a robin's cheery song? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:21:22 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/152582076/Editorial-roundup March 24, U-T San Diego: SeaWorld has more credibility than PETA Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:21:21 EST District offered opportunity for success http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152581411/District-offered-opportunity-for-success To the Editor, Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:51:21 EST The reality of sexual assault http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/152539683/The-reality-of-sexual-assault The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:16:30 EST Police reports http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/152475499/Police-reports Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff's Office:March 17 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:16:26 EST Reader wants more national, international news http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152563179/Reader-wants-more-national-international-news To the Editor:I will not be renewing my subscription next month as your newspaper is nothing but a school sports paper. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:41:22 EST Hemingford: Made from scratch http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152581880/Hemingford:-Made-from-scratch By John CrabtreeCenter for Rural Affairs Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:16:21 EST Investing in manufacturing to grow middle class http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152563101/Investing-in-manufacturing-to-grow-middle-class We know that manufacturing jobs are a ticket to the middle class. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:16:24 EST The reality of sexual assault http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/152557836/The-reality-of-sexual-assault The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:51:21 EST Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, why are you still standing? http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152558444/Oh-Christmas-tree-oh-Christmas-tree-why-are-you-still-standing So far in 2015, we've already celebrated four major holidays — New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day and, of course, The Ohio State University football team winning a national championship (hopefully you all... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:11:21 EST Charter schools must be held accountable http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/152555611/Charter-schools-must-be-held-accountable There are few issues more important than the education of our children. In public schools across Miami County, the transparency required by law helps parents, concerned citizens and taxpayers in general know and track how funds are spent. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:21 EST As Obamacare turns 5, many Ohioans not celebrating http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152509504/As-Obamacare-turns-5-many-Ohioans-not-celebrating By Rob PortmanContributing columnist Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:26:25 EST People deserved to be heard on annexation http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152533008/People-deserved-to-be-heard-on-annexation To the Editor:Will the Troy City Council please explain its decision to the expedited petition filed to annex 35 acres (Trader Annexation) from Staunton Township into the city of Troy? Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:21:21 EST Hot sales in any markets http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152426112/Hot-sales-in-any-markets While some real estate markets are experiencing increasing listing times and decreasing sales, ours is still doing well. Regardless of which applies, how do you position yourself for a quick sale at a good price? Even in slower markets, some houses... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 13:16:23 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/152497846/Editorial-roundup The MetroWest Daily News of Framingham (Mass.) March 19, 2015 Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:26:21 EST Grace when getting the short end of the deal http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/152497795/Grace-when-getting-the-short-end-of-the-deal I've seen some great plays on basketball courts over the years. Last-second game-winning shots. Thundering dunks. Amazing blocked shots. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:11:22 EST Maintaining excellence takes taxpayer support http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152497789/Maintaining-excellence-takes-taxpayer-support Dear Editor: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:06:22 EST A law is law, until it isn’t http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/152464302/A-law-is-law-until-it-isnt To the Editor: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:06:21 EST