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Tindall’s work was critical for the Apollo mission

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Lee is taking a break from his column this week. The following is a piece that originally was published on July 24, ... Read more

3 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: Attorney can be noble, but can’t be nobility

Dear Lawyer Mark: I’ve got a question for you that deals with lawyers, but not really the law. I’m sending you this letter my cousin ... Read more

9 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: Dodgion built much success

Next week, Collins Career Technical Center will have a new superintendent for the first time in two decades. Longtime educator Steve Dodgion has retired, after ... Read more

9 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Car buying hurt by the dying art of haggling

Car buyers are getting crushed by the rapid increase in the cost of new and used cars, but my dad’s old-school negotiating techniques might offer ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

Don Lee: Learning to fly was not easy at the dawn of aviation age

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Lee is taking a break from his column this week. The following is a piece that originally was published on Oct. 10, ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

Do you love or dread family portraits?

My family took the easy way out – again. We had our annual chance at a professional portrait and decided to let (insist) son Gideon ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Expanding summer meals for Ohio children

Summer vacation shouldn’t mean going hungry for Ohio kids. Every day, hundreds of thousands of Ohio students receive free or reduced-price lunches at school. One ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: ARC funding is key to our region

Last week, Collins Career Technical Center was host to a prominent visitor. Gayle Manchin, the federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, dropped by the ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

Man wants dental bill paid after sucker punch to the head

Dear Lawyer Mark: Recently, I took my son home 30 minutes late to his mom’s house from visitation. When I pulled into the driveway, my ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Jeri Fields: Faster processing of disability claims for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Since the onset of Alzheimer’s can occur in people before they retire, it may ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Dean Ridings: Supporting local journalism supports this community

The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was recently introduced in the House and has now been introduced in the Senate — and will benefit every ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Doug Johnson: Taking a walk through the miracles that is the Bible

Suppose there was a man who had lived on the earth for 1,900 years, that this man had often been thrown into the sea and ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: A local hero passes

The city of Ironton lost a true hero of the ages when Lawrence Rudmann died this week at age 98. A veteran of World War ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Protecting the ‘Made in the USA’ brand

Ohioans look for the “Made in the USA” label, because they want their dollars to support our economy, and they know it means a quality ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: A life helping others

Judging by the comments of those we interviewed for Wednesday’s front page story, Dale Burcham is well respected for his six decades of public service. ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

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