Oil consumption in advanced economies hits 20-year low

Oil consumption in advanced economies in 2014 was at its lowest level since 1995, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows.Use of pe...

August 10th, 2015 |  


Democrats, stolen Nazi art and Oklahoma

Democrats may face another Confederate flag-like problem in the state of Oklahoma as David Boren continues to fight to keep stolen Nazi artwork from t...

August 10th, 2015 |  


Constraining consumer access doesn’t solve the payday debt trap

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a government agency created after the 2008 financial crisis, is in the process of creating the first set of ...

August 9th, 2015 |  



Credibility of the evidence

Credibility of the evidence

When Kelly Perry severely injured both thumbs in an industrial accident at his job with Viking Forge Corporation in September 2008, his subsequent wor...

August 9th, 2015 |  


They will know

They will know

As a young man I remember hearing a telling line from a few brief remarks made by then Governor of California Ronald Reagan. The year was 1976 and he ...

August 9th, 2015 |  


All veterans deserve a place to call home

All veterans deserve a place to call home

Winter is fast approaching, meaning colder temperatures and dangerous conditions for far too many veterans facing homelessness in Ohio.The progress we...

August 8th, 2015 updated: October 3rd, 2015. |  


Republican presidential debate recap

Republican presidential debate recap

And they’re off.The Republican presidential campaign is off and running with the first of many presidential debates. A debate that drew much mor...

August 8th, 2015 |  


An important victory for Ohio’s waterways

An important victory for Ohio’s waterways

Freshwater reserves that provide drinking water to millions of people in Ohio are under threat from toxins carried by the spread of algal blooms creat...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Thoughts on the election and web comments

Thoughts on the election and web comments

We’re officially in election season and it promises to be a busy one for area races.Every Galion City Council seat is up for election and an ele...

August 7th, 2015 updated: August 8th, 2015. |  


City government is not working

City government is not working

As City Treasurer, I take my responsibility for the taxpayers’ money very seriously. I am just one of the City officials in this checks-and-bala...

August 7th, 2015 updated: August 7th, 2015. |