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Opinion

All Those Wedding Plans. . .

Local Columns

There are a thousand and one things to plan for a wedding. One thing we definitely did not plan for was the chance that the bride would have emergency surgery for a ruptured appendix and a raging peritoneal infection only six days before the marriage ceremony. Today, the day I am writing ...

Anxiety after loss of husband

Local Columns

Dear Annie: My husband passed away in April after suffering for many years from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. I was his caregiver for over a year, along with hospice. It was very hard on me. Since he passed, I have been lost, depressed and have a lot of anxiety. I don’t have much ...

For sake of animals, too, stay home if you are sick

Editorial

Ohio has once again made news worldwide. Last Friday the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Veterinary Services Laboratories announced a COVID-positive white-tailed deer was found in Ohio. These are the first deer confirmed with COVID in the world. And apparently, they are in our own ...

President’s speech emboldens enemies

Editorial

President Joe Biden’s uninspired and passionless address in response to last Thursday’s horrific attack in Afghanistan — an attack that killed 13 U.S. service members and more than 100 civilians — likely didn’t leave those responsible concerned. In a largely monotone response, in ...

How to reach your elected officials

Editorial

UNITED STATES SENATOR SHERROD BROWN Address: 503 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: 1-202-224-2315; toll-free 1-888-896-6446 Email: https://www.brown.senate.gov UNITED STATES SENATOR ROB PORTMAN Address: 448 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. ...