Marietta Timeshttp://www.mariettatimes.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Jul 2015 07:37:20 EDTWed, 1 Jul 2015 07:37:20 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSubstance abuse, addiction increasinghttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/574813.htmlAbuse and addiction of alcohol and other drugs is a serious and growing concern in Washington County. Data reported by local law enforcement agencies and emergency medical services squads illustrate the proble.Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTDiary of a Beverly College studenthttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/574595.htmlGeorge Washington Preston kept a diary during his last two terms while attending Beverly College in 1870. Preston's diary entries reveal the nature of his college course work, social activities, and even the tuition.Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTSeverance tax hike risks Ohio jobs, prosperityhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/574326.htmlPresident Reagan once said, "[w]hen you put a big tax on something, the people will produce less of it." The Ohio General Assembly should heed this wisdom as they debate whether increase the severance tax on shale oil and gas productio.Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTU.S.-China confrontation over the 'Great Wall of Sand'http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/574329.htmlChina and the United States are in deep disagreements over recent Chinese activities in the South China Sea. China is claiming "undisputed" sovereignty over approximately 90 percent of the 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea.Sat, 13 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTOhio has key role in energyhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/574221.htmlI recently joined a bipartisan group of members from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on a trip to Portugal, Belgium, and the Ukraine to discuss our mutual energy interests and Russia's aggression in Eastern Europe.Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT