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Nipsey Hussle and opportunity zone dream

A basic law in physics says that energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only be changed from one form to another. The same rule, I think, applies to society. There is a given amount of human energy. Is it going to be directed creatively? Or destructively? We see both at play in the ...

Pence was right, inadvertently

Mike Pence was right. At least, inadvertently, he was. In a commencement address last Saturday at Liberty University, the Christian evangelical college in Virginia, the vice president warned graduates that they should expect to be “shunned or ridiculed for defending the teachings of the ...

Havard’s insatiable identity-politics cannibals

I have no love for left-wing, Hillary-promoting Hollywood producer and accused #MeToo villain Harvey Weinstein. Nor am I a fan of those who perpetrated the cop-bashing “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” fiction involving social justice martyr Michael Brown. But I do strongly believe that a grave ...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES AND COLLECTING

Kem Weber (1889-1963) followed a strange path in his life, going from a farmer in Berlin to a famous modern architect and designer in the United States. He apprenticed in 1908 under a famous cabinetmaker. In 1926, he was chosen to supervise the construction of the German Pavilion at the 1910 ...

Bertha Gaines

EAST LIVERPOOL—Bertha L. Gaines, 71, of East Liverpool, passed away, Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the East Liverpool City Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Born, Aug. 16, 1947, in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late, Goldie Fulmer McBane and Frank Thrasher. She was also ...

Plutko gives Tribe much-needed boost

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Plutko’s season debut for Cleveland couldn’t have gone much better. Called up from Triple-A Columbus before the game, Plutko allowed one run in six innings — a solo homer by Trey Mancini for Baltimore’s only hit — and the Indians defeated the Orioles 4-1 on ...

Koepka still in charge

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboard. He is all alone on Bethpage Black, the public course he has turned into his private playground. Koepka ...

Riderless colt races to Preakness finish

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness. Taking one of the most memorable trips in the 149-year history of Pimlico Race Course, Bodexpress ...

Attorney: Ex-Ohio State football players among those abused by doctor

By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press COLUMBUS —An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football ...

Manufactured Constitutional crisis

Over the past several weeks, Democrats have spent their time defending the absurd notion that America is in the midst of a constitutional crisis. What, pray tell, has initiated this crisis? The supposed unwillingness of Attorney General William Barr to turn over to Congress unredacted sections ...