Dr. Robert W. Chase: Dependence on foreign minerals is a threat to U.S. auto industry

Dr. Robert W. Chase: Dependence on foreign minerals is a threat to U.S. auto industry

If someone had suggested 20 years ago that dependence on imported minerals — and not oil or natural gas — would become the dominant natura...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Opinion: Don’t worry about the side effects, rigidity is the problem

Opinion: Don’t worry about the side effects, rigidity is the problem

Simple advice to innovators and policymakers: Don’t worry about collateral needs or they will distort your good growth and policy efforts.If we ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Thanksgiving, surely different but the feeling is the same

John Grindrod: Thanksgiving, surely different but the feeling is the same

On the eve of yet another holiday that in many places will look markedly different in this, the most challenging year many have ever faced, I took a l...

November 24th, 2020 |  



Leonard Pitts Jr.: Thanks for people like Dolly Parton

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Thanks for people like Dolly Parton

Greed is good.That, you may recall, was the mantra of corporate raider Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film, “Wall Street.” It came to symbolize ...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Jim Krumel: A Thanksgiving wedding, a match made in Ottoville

Jim Krumel: A Thanksgiving wedding, a match made in Ottoville

Some people would call Robert and Louise Miller’s 65-year marriage “a match made in heaven.” Others will tell you, perhaps only half...

November 22nd, 2020 |  


David Trinko: A great big serving of gratitude for Thanksgiving

David Trinko: A great big serving of gratitude for Thanksgiving

It sounded unfathomable: Thanksgiving is canceled this year?Sure enough, my side of the family’s annual gathering of my parents, siblings and ou...

November 21st, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: What to do when check is in the mail

Cheryl Parson: What to do when check is in the mail

It’s all about the story. That’s what scammers sell, the story. If it’s a good enough story, they will use it again and again and ag...

November 21st, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Legal authority to issue and enforce quarantine orders

Legal-Ease: Legal authority to issue and enforce quarantine orders

Recently, we have heard about the “second wave” of virus infection that is apparently spreading right now.In response to this situation, o...

November 21st, 2020 |  


Mark Figley: Trump deserves right to challenge uncounted votes

Mark Figley: Trump deserves right to challenge uncounted votes

On election night, Donald Trump appeared to be on the verge of snatching victory from defeat just as he did in 2016. Then inexplicably, several swing ...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Ken Pollitz: No canceling of Thanksgiving

Ken Pollitz: No canceling of Thanksgiving

Apparently, so I’ve surmised, somewhere in this vast country of ours resides a people group known as the “cancel culture.”Given our ...

November 20th, 2020 |