It’s OK if the truth is boring

It’s OK if the truth is boring

In many ways, Watergate did irreparable harm to journalism.The journalistic investigation into the misdeeds of Richard Nixon undoubtedly helped bring ...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Inspiration for grads’ journeys

The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the Israelites: You shall say to them,The LORD bless you an...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Reflections on mothers’ teachings

Reflections on mothers’ teachings

This week we celebrate Mother’s Day, a national holiday of sorts where we honor the memory and the contributions of our mothers.We owe them a lo...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids. They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime; they’re more vulnerable to disease, and the...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Local ties, lessons for all

Local ties, lessons for all

When the 2016 presidential election put an erratic, inarticulate, Russia-backed, Twitter-addicted, septuagenarian bully and reality-TV star in the Whi...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Ohio jobs not up for negotiation

Ohio jobs not up for negotiation

I have spent my entire career fighting for a trade policy that puts Ohio workers first. Two days after last November’s election, I called the pr...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Strolling stream of life

Strolling stream of life

I did something recently that I haven’t done in a long time. I took a walk in the country along a stream and across a meadow where flowers were ...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Drug crisis is a terrorist attack

Drug crisis is a terrorist attack

Narcan is a brand name for the drug Naloxone, and is most commonly used to revive people who overdose on opioids like heroin. As The Times-Gazette rec...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Fond memories of a newsie

Fond memories of a newsie

Memories flooded in last Thursday as I looked at the photograph in the Wilmington News Journal entitled, “Throwback Thursday: Wilmington’s...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Making health care decisions personally

Having read the column “Agreeing on health care — mostly” of April 28 extolling government-run health care in other countries, I was...

May 8th, 2017 |