Troy Daily News- RSS opinion Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:58:00 EST 1800 Improving mental health care for veterans When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:49:05 EST Revitalizing manufacturing and innovation One of my most important jobs is to advocate for working families in Ohio. Middle-class families have felt squeezed by the number of jobs going overseas, especially in the manufacturing sector. A report released last week from the Economic Policy... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:27:07 EST December — the season of light By Jim McGuireContributing columnist Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:38:03 EST Bring it on home Buyers and sellers develop a natural sense of excitement as a transaction's closing date nears. While most aspects should run smoothly, it's wise to be prepared for unexpected delays. Anticipating potential problems before they develop... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:53:07 EST (No heading) Editor's Note: This letter is in reference to a story that ran in the Troy Daily News on Saturday, Dec. 20, where a Hook teacher, students were acknowledged for collecting items for those in need. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:15:05 EST (No heading) The Nashua (N.H.) Telegraph, Dec. 16, 2014 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:42:02 EST Editorial roundup The Plain Dealer, Dec. 14It's unconscionable for Ohio's elected officials to disregard transparency and medical ethics in order to continue executing death-row inmates. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:46:05 EST Christmas program creates happy memories The volunteers on the Covington Outreach Association Christmas Committee have been as busy as the elves in Santa's workshop as they prepare for the annual Adopt-a-Child for Christmas program. This year, the program will serve 174 Covington... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:45:03 EST Editorial roundup Dec. 10, Paris (Tennessee) Post-Intelligencer on president getting political snub:The sad thing about President Barack Obama's visit Tuesday to Nashville was the complete politicization of the occasion. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:43:05 EST As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain PETER LEONARD, Associated Press Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:50:17 EST (No heading) The (Toledo) Blade, Dec. 15 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:35:12 EST Deck the halls? No thank you In college, my three roommates and I had a beautiful Christmas tree set up right next to the couch we pulled from a Dumpster and the pile of dirty dishes we never could manage to get into the kitchen. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:34:08 EST Support babies inside, outside the womb To The Editor:It seems laudable that Senator Sherrod Brown would write legislation to keep track of stillbirths and SIDS in Ohio. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:19:04 EST The overeaching thing called ‘Occupiers’ Psychosis’ What is happening in Missouri and New York is not just about race. A larger explanation exists.It's the overarching thing I call “Occupiers' Psychosis.” Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:07:12 EST The numbers count in this game Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:08 EST (No heading) To the Editor:If there ever was a fool at Christmas, I guess you could say I was one of the biggest ones to ever celebrate the day — or should I say, thought he was celebrating the day. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:01:04 EST Courage and conviction anyone? Last week I, along with seventy other school administrators from the Dayton area, attended a meeting conducted by Dr. John Richard, Associate Superintendent of the Division of Accountability and Quality Schools from the Ohio Department of Education... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:40:06 EST Let your opinion be heard To the Editor:Monday night, Dec. 15 council meeting. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:31:03 EST (No heading) Dec. 9, Tampa (Florida) Tribune on Russia: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:06:08 EST Things to consider if selling home yourself The phone rings.Seller: Hello?Caller: Hi, is this the for sale by owner?Seller: Yes, it is. How can I help you?Caller: Can you tell me about your home? Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:53:07 EST