Lori Borgman: Lost (and found) bear became unbearable

Lori Borgman: Lost (and found) bear became unbearable

There was a small birthday party at the house the other day. Amid the whirlwind of people leaving — with kids scrambling for shoes and jackets b...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Joe Blundo: Book reveals naughty side of Columbus

Joe Blundo: Book reveals naughty side of Columbus

Columbus has a naughty side, but the town has always been pretty good at hiding it behind Midwestern blandness.Not so good, though, that two writers c...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Column: Hillary hits 2 of 3 goals

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton had three big tasks to accomplish in Tuesday night’s debate: Reassure the Democratic establishment, dr...

October 14th, 2015 |  



Mark Figley: Obama surrenders U.S. greatness to Putin

Mark Figley: Obama surrenders U.S. greatness to Putin

During his recent address before the U.N. General Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin took the world stage to embarrass the United States in ep...

October 14th, 2015 updated: October 14th, 2015. |  


John Grindrod: Missing my teachable moments

John Grindrod: Missing my teachable moments

This past summer, I read with interest the story involving the PBS series “Finding Your Roots” and Ben Affleck. For those of you who may h...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Kathleen Parker: Don’t do it, Paul Ryan

Kathleen Parker: Don’t do it, Paul Ryan

WASHINGTON — The worst job in the world, it turns out, isn’t the U.S. presidency but speaker of the House of Representatives.“ItR...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Larry Oatman: Playing the first Beach Boys’ 45 in Lima

Larry Oatman: Playing the first Beach Boys’ 45 in Lima

On a cold Friday night in February 1962, I was the DJ for a sock hop following a high school basketball game at Elida High School. Back then Lima̵...

October 12th, 2015 |  


George Will: Ted Cruz calculates a path to the nomination

George Will: Ted Cruz calculates a path to the nomination

DALLAS — If America’s 58th presidential election validates Ted Cruz’s audacious “base plus” strategy, he will have refut...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Jim Krumel: Mom makes best for family, then kaboom

Jim Krumel: Mom makes best for family, then kaboom

Jo Ellison can scrape up a nickel here, a dime there, with the best of them.She’ll tell you she doesn’t have a lot, but you can also hear ...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Thomas Lucente: Time to end the disaster of federal aid

Thomas Lucente: Time to end the disaster of federal aid

Predictably, as historic rains fell in South Carolina, President Barack Obama nearly tripped over himself to sign the disaster declaration and open th...

October 11th, 2015 |