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Editorials

Solution is matter of life and death

Ohio is becoming a deadlier place to live, according to data from the state health department and analyzed in a report by the Ohio Capital Journal. Last year saw the highest number of fatal overdoses, gun deaths, homicides and motor vehicle fatalities in the past 15 years. It also was the ...

Limit — don’t ban — smoking in Girard parks

Unquestionably, members of Girard City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in the city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before an upcoming vote that would place even more restrictions on a society already overrun with regulations. The ...

Limit — don’t ban — smoking in Girard parks

Unquestionably, members of Girard City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in the city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before an upcoming vote that would place even more restrictions on a society already overrun with regulations. The ...

Men, stay on guard against 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 ...

Ohioans, keep up good work with tipping

A lot of grim economic news is out there lately, and Ohioans are struggling — often a little more than those in other parts of the country. But it is a mark of the kinds of people who live here in the Buckeye State that a new study shows we are the third best in the nation when it comes to ...

Dems capitalize on Trumbull GOP’s disarray

By good planning or by sheer luck, it’s very likely that Trumbull Common Pleas Court judge candidate Cynthia Westcott Rice might have a clear path to the bench in the Nov. 8 election. Rice has the benefit of being chosen by fellow Democrats to appear on the General Election ballot without ...