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Opinion

Honoring Dr. King and a wish for unity among us

Editorial

During the past few years, it has become clear race remains an important point of separation for many Americans. Example: allegations that some law enforcement officers and agencies treat African-Americans differently than whites have brought to the surface complaints that had simmered for ...

Americans are owed a complete Senate trial

Editorial

With the ball in the U.S. Senate’s court regarding an impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, a rather strange debate is occurring among some senators: Should there even be a trial? What are they thinking? After several days of sitting on articles of impeachment approved by Democrat ...

Contends lack of transparency in Hancock County

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: In July 2016, the Hancock County Commission refused to renew its animal shelter operation contract with the nonprofit which had operated the county shelter for over twenty years. Then, the commission immediately requested a legal opinion from the W.Va. Attorney General's ...

If healthy, consider the gift of a blood donation

Editorial

Among the good reasons for getting a flu shot is to keep yourself healthy enough to be there for the folks who need you this time of year. That is true in a larger sense when it comes to those in need of donated blood — and there are many more than we may think. According to blood banks, ...

Lock this predator up for as long as possible

Editorial

Even if he serves the full 42 years in prison that may be imposed for his crimes, Nicholas Cochran could be a threat to society once he is discharged. He is only 28 years old. Cochran, of Lima, Ohio, has pleaded guilty to charges including sex trafficking of a 14-year-old girl. A plea ...

Compromise needed for self-driving cars

Editorial

The nanny crowd — folks who insist only government is capable of protecting us against any hazard — wasted no time in criticizing proposed new federal guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers. “This is a science experiment playing out in real time on our roadways without any safeguards or ...

Will Iranian leaders accept peace gesture?

Editorial

Iran’s leaders accomplished what they needed to do last week, with a major rocket attack on two areas in Iraq where U.S. troops were housed. They were able to tell their own people they would not allow the “great Satan” — the United States — to push them around. Scores of U.S. ...

Stop politicizing and start the trial

Editorial

Gamesmanship appears to be the order of the day in Washington, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spar over ground rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, millions of Americans just want the fiasco to end. Without evidence ...

Thanks and Spanks

Local Columns

SPANKS, writes a reader, to The Review carrier who throws my 94 year old sister's paper on the lawn when they were told to put it on the porch. SPANKS to The Review who will not give her any information who the carrier is or help her solve this matter when she calls The Review ...

Can Ohio’s electricity market become competitive again?

Local Columns

Americans keep hearing bold claims about wind and solar power. Advocates say wind and solar are growing more affordable, and are cheaper than natural gas or coal. But much of that advantage actually comes from significant taxpayer support. And without such hefty subsidies, a different picture ...