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Editorials

Today’s a day to remember

Today, we remember. We remember a picture-perfect Tuesday in late summer. We remember dropping children off at their schools. We remember going into school or work. We remember the first reports of an airplane striking a building at the World Trade Center in New York and thinking ...

Let’s scrap use of tax dollars on campaigns

At election time — and always, really — the playing fields must be level for all political candidates. That’s why all Americans should be appalled at an option that allows incumbent members of Congress to use tax dollars to advertise and promote their congressional service. The ...

Obesity remains an area concern

Those of us living in Appalachian Ohio are familiar with the warnings that our population is becoming more sedentary, eating more unhealthy foods and growing in all the wrong ways. We are becoming more obese, and with that comes a host of health problems that only drive up medical costs and ...

More economic growth coming

Efforts continue to build on the economy of the Upper Ohio Valley, and a recent announcement by West Virginia officials and the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle puts a new piece into the region’s development. Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based company which manufactures ...

Constitution takes center stage at fort

Among the great things Historic Fort Steuben does for our region is its work to preserve our history. One of the most interesting ways it meets that mission is through a continuing series of displays. Topics range widely — from the women’s suffrage movement to a look at Ohio’s pioneers ...

Labor Day still has meaning

Labor Day is traditionally the end of the summer vacation season. Children are back in school for the long haul now. Football has resumed. The daylight hours are noticeably shorter. Thus, most take the day as a good day off for one last picnic, one last swim, one last day out in the back ...