Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 15th, 2020 |  


You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

The band wagon is overloaded with politicians and people that actually believe legalizing recreational marijuana is the answer to poverty, the golden ...

February 12th, 2020 |  



Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

I turned 60 a few months ago.I don’t know how you are supposed to feel at this age. But fear is not the emotion I expected. Especially this odd ...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Deer harvest shows increase from last year

Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunters concluded the 2019-2020 hunting season by harvesting 184,465 deer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural ...

February 7th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Sherrod Brown column: Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Last month, a new report from the Environmental Working Group found that drinking water contamination from PFAS chemicals is far more prevalent than w...

February 5th, 2020 |  


Rebuttal column: Ohioans struggling under Trump

Rebuttal column: Ohioans struggling under Trump

Like Sen. Rob Portman, I also recently participated in a roundtable of Ohioans, who discussed the state of the economy here in the Buckeye State.Unlik...

February 2nd, 2020 |  


Column: The Corona Virus … 1918 all over again?

Column: The Corona Virus … 1918 all over again?

Clusters of a dozen or so deaths may get nonstop “if-it-bleeds-it-leads” press coverage. But the lack of preparedness for the really, real...

February 2nd, 2020 |  


Russ Kent column: Mother Nature, Star Trek and and chain-smoking attorneys

Russ Kent column: Mother Nature, Star Trek and and chain-smoking attorneys

Sorry folks. My bad.I didn’t realize I wielded so much power.I sometimes make readers angry. It’s part of the job. And part of my life.It ...

January 29th, 2020 |