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Editorials

Be on guard for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is an ugly term to American men. That’s because the disease is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, and it’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men, trailing only lung cancer. Long labeled the silent killer, prostate cancer often develops in men without ...

Reality: Prepare for rough landing

Lest anyone wonder whether unelected government officials can wield enormous power over our lives, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is leaving no doubt while he declares his dedication to what he believes is the Fed’s mission. “Our responsibility to deliver price stability is ...

O’Connor’s words offer Ohio hope

Ohio state Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has a point. And, knowing her age means her time in that seat is coming to an end, it appears she feels freer to make it. Last week, she used her last annual judiciary speech to say the Buckeye State’s efforts to curb gerrymandering ...

Riverfest offers fun for everybody

Fall officially arrives Thursday, and with it an expectation of cooler temperatures and a change in the look of the world around us. It also means a variety of local festivals and other events to celebrate the change in seasons, the autumn harvest and much more from our local communities. ...

Economic rebound leaves Ohio behind

Buckeye State residents are not imagining things when it seems as though our economic woes are leaving us behind the economic rebound we are told is happening across the country. A report by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies shows Ohio’s poverty rate is 12.7 percent. That is ...

Let’s stay safe this homecoming season

A tradition that is a highlight of fall is under way as area high schools celebrate their homecoming events. Students get the chance at this early point in the school year to enjoy the company of their friends, family and alumni during one of the more memorable events of the school year. ...