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Opinion

Imagination Library an asset to region

Editorials

Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine is taking a page out of Dolly Parton’s book and working to establish the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library in all 88 Ohio counties. If that name sounds familiar to you, it may be because Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is already working with the United ...

Please take a moment to reflect

Editorials

One of the great freedoms we enjoy as Americans is the right to disagree with our politicians. If you need a reminder, all you have to do is ask the last three men who have served as our president — Donald Trump, Barack Obama and George W. Bush. And, while your perception of whoever the ...

Growth is all around

Local Columns

If you have been following the weekly installments of our annual Progress Edition, you’ve had the chance to learn about positive things that are happening across the Tri-State Area. The third piece of the Progress Edition puzzle is included in today’s edition, and on its pages you will ...

Here’s to restored warmth in workplace

Local Columns

When you’re without heat in the workplace for an extended period of time — days upon days actually — it’s possible to look at the glass of life as being half empty and half full. Of course, that glass looks a little bit on the frosty side, too, truth be told, as if it’s been hanging ...

Here’s to restored warmth in workplace

Local Columns

When you’re without heat in the workplace for an extended period of time — days upon days actually — it’s possible to look at the glass of life as being half empty and half full. Of course, that glass looks a little bit on the frosty side, too, truth be told, as if it’s been hanging ...

Don’t overlook heart health

Editorials

This month is American Heart Month, and we’re reminding Ohio Valley residents to be heart-smart not only this month, but all year long. Unfortunately, the Tri-State Area continues to lead many parts of the country in illnesses such as cancer and diabetes, and heart disease ranks at the top, ...

Littlejohn is honest, upright

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Looking toward the upcoming election in March, I can emphatically endorse Edward Littlejohn for Jefferson County commissioner because his character is honest and upright. I recently attended a rally for him, and in his talk he articulated that he is ready to listen to the ...

Democrats will support labor

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The House of Representatives recently introduced legislation with the support of Democratic congressmen, labor organizers and senators, which is called the Protecting Rights to Organize Act of 2020. When inacted, it will provide meaningful penalties when employers engage in ...

Rose should be reinstated

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It has recently been reported that baseball icon Pete Rose has formally requested that Major League Baseball reinstate him and end his lifetime ban from his beloved sport, which began in August 1989 as a result of his admitting to placing bets on games being played by the ...

Guest column/African American history a vast tapestry

Local Columns

From the time I was a young child, I was acquainted by my parents with the heritage of my people — African and African American history. Nothing but pride and joy have always settled within my heart, despite our disparity, hardships, trouble, disappointments, whippings, separation of families ...