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All VA officials who retaliated against workers need penalized

July 14, 2014 Many people who work in the private sector would have no trouble answering a “what’s wrong with this picture” question about a Veterans Affairs Department official’s apology this week. more »»

Morgan County jobs good for region

July 12, 2014 With an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent, any news of expanding business with added jobs is good news in Morgan County. more »»

Know the risks of hookah smoking

July 11, 2014 Younger and younger people are drawn to smoking from a hookah, which is raising some concerns among health officials who point out that kids smoking hookah pipes are smoking a form of tobacco. more »»

Vote for politicians with fix for school funding

July 10, 2014 A new analysis that showed that the burden of school property taxes is falling more and more on individuals and farmers across the state is probably no surprise to Ohioan. more »»

War on terror still very much a reality

July 9, 2014 Fifty-six people, most of them old women selling food to make money so they could eat, died when Boko Haram terrorists set off a bomb in a Nigerian marketplace last Tuesda. more »»

Illegal drug dealing stats are nice, just not realistic

July 8, 2014 It would be nice to believe statistics about illegal drug trafficking in Ohio are evidence of success in fighting it. Nice, but not realistic. more »»

Johnson’s bill will aid burn victims

July 5, 2014 Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, has proved that sometimes, common sense can prevail in Washington. In the process he has done a service for victims of severe burn. more »»

Losing licenses not enough for cheating officials

July 4, 2014 How on earth can Ohioans have any faith in public education when they know administrators in four of the state’s largest school districts lied about students’ performance? One way to begin restoring... more »»

Downtown stores need customers to succeed

July 3, 2014 Signs put up recently by Marietta Main Street in empty downtown spaces asked residents as they passed by to write what they would most like to see in the space. That’s an idea we really lik. more »»

How can we help Ormet?

July 2, 2014 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s staff should have just one thing to say to Eric J. more »»

Deal allows criminals to walk away

July 1, 2014 How on earth can Ohioans have any faith in public education when they know administrators in four of the state’s largest school districts lied about students’ performance? One way to begin restoring... more »»

No excuses in child abuse case

June 30, 2014 Law enforcement agencies and prosecuting attorneys in this area tend to act immediately when they hear of children being abused. Apparently that is not the case everywhere. more »»

State must dig deeper into issues of guardians

June 28, 2014 Children without family members to safeguard their interests, along with some elderly and disabled people, sometimes need court-appointed guardians. more »»

Kraton’s innovation positive for entire area

June 27, 2014 Kraton’s $40 million Innovation Center, new to its Belpre site, is great news for Washington County. more »»

We can all support Special Olympics

June 26, 2014 In a break between storms Wednesday, area law enforcement officers and Special Olympians carried the Ohio Special Olympics Torch through the streets of Marietta. more »»

Law will only be good if it’s enforced

June 25, 2014 Half a battle in the war against human trafficking — which too often involves children forced into prostitution — was won last week when Gov. more »»

Law can limit flow of ideas about candidates

June 24, 2014 Not in Ohio. Buckeye State residents must be very careful what they say about candidates. There is a law against going too far. more »»

Nature knows best, not EPA

June 23, 2014 Nature Conservancy scientists are collaborating with Dow Chemical Co. to develop a plan that would help solve several environmental problems with one effort - plant more tree. more »»

Juvenile offenders: Consider more than their age

June 21, 2014 Many of the juveniles in corrections centers indeed are children who made unwise decisions and should not be treated as hardened criminal. more »»



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