Cynthia M. Allen: Abortion is a business and kids are a commodity

Cynthia M. Allen: Abortion is a business and kids are a commodity

Every time pro-life legislators seek to reduce the number of abortions being done, abortion activists decry them as totalitarian monsters whose primar...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Lori Borgman: Humidity got you steamed?

Lori Borgman: Humidity got you steamed?

There are beautiful summer days when you feel blessed to live in the Midwest. You wonder why you’d ever leave this part of the country to travel...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Erwin Chemerinsky: Why Scalia’s a bad influence

Erwin Chemerinsky: Why Scalia’s a bad influence

Justice Antonin Scalia is setting a terrible example for young lawyers. Ignore, for now, his jurisprudence, his famously strict originalism; it’...

July 20th, 2015 |  



Jim Krumel: Best of Region marks 20th year on Sunday

Jim Krumel: Best of Region marks 20th year on Sunday

Lickity Split.Cross it off the list.You can also cross off The Grind in Delphos, Becky’s Restaurant in Willshire, Pete’s Ice Cream in Lima...

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


Thomas Lucente: Gun-free zones claim 5 more lives

Thomas Lucente: Gun-free zones claim 5 more lives

“Sometime back I received in the name of our country the bodies of four marines who had died while on active duty. I said then that there is a s...

July 19th, 2015 updated: July 19th, 2015. |  


David Trinko: Still finding adventures deep into life

David Trinko: Still finding adventures deep into life

We’ve all heard that someone was “past their prime.”But what if your prime was still ahead of you, no matter how old or young you mi...

July 18th, 2015 |  


Legal-Ease: Grain bins no longer taxable as real estate

Legal-Ease: Grain bins no longer taxable as real estate

Attorneys and governments typically classify everything in the world into three categories. People are people. Real estate and buildings are real prop...

July 18th, 2015 |  


Doyle McManus: What’s the alternative in Iran?

Doyle McManus: What’s the alternative in Iran?

The nuclear agreement the U.S. and its allies concluded with Iran on Tuesday isn’t perfect; diplomatic compromises rarely are. The deal allows I...

July 18th, 2015 |  


Debra-Lynn Hook: Grown ‘kids’ need a vacation from parental watch

Debra-Lynn Hook: Grown ‘kids’ need a vacation from parental watch

Sometimes when you’re a parent, you have to get out of the way.Like when your youngest graduates high school, your middle child graduates colleg...

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


Martin Schram: In the Iran nuclear deal, the devil isn’t in the details

Martin Schram: In the Iran nuclear deal, the devil isn’t in the details

Official Washington just jolted itself out of its familiar summer doldrums and into yet another hot war of policy and politics, this time over Preside...

July 17th, 2015 |