Cheryl Parson: Local number doesn’t mean local scammer

Cheryl Parson: Local number doesn’t mean local scammer

Recently at the BBB office, we’ve received complaints from consumers about phone calls their caller ID said were from very recognizable local bu...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Don’t shoot family over long-term care

Legal-Ease: Don’t shoot family over long-term care

Somber news rang forth last week, as a woman was reported to have shot and killed her son because the son expressed his intention to relocate his moth...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: Supreme hysteria

Kathleen Parker: Supreme hysteria

WASHINGTON — If Chicken Little and Cassandra had a baby, they’d name him Jeffrey Toobin. Anyone watching CNN lately has probably heard Too...

July 6th, 2018 |  



Carl P. Leubsdorf: Who will be the next House speaker? No one knows

Carl P. Leubsdorf: Who will be the next House speaker? No one knows

Watching Speaker Paul Ryan struggle recently to craft House majorities on controversial immigration and funding bills makes one wonder why anyone woul...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: Summer takes the cake

Lori Borgman: Summer takes the cake

I’m cutting back on calories because summer is here.And, no, I’m not watching what I eat because I’m getting ready for swimsuit seas...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Some professions are more than professions

This one feels different.And what does it say about this country when one has seen enough mass shootings to become a connoisseur of them? But yes, wha...

July 4th, 2018 |  


George Will: Hold your breath when Trump sits down with Putin

George Will: Hold your breath when Trump sits down with Putin

“There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” — Donald Trump, June 13, 2018“North Korea is upgrading its nuclear res...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Gina Barreca: The power of praise, pride to lift, inspire

Gina Barreca: The power of praise, pride to lift, inspire

Was there a time when hearing the simple phrase “I’m proud of you” made a significant difference in your life? My family was long on...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Mark Figley: Adams, Jefferson and the Fourth

Mark Figley: Adams, Jefferson and the Fourth

History tells us that Thomas Jefferson authored perhaps the greatest document of all time, the Declaration of Independence. What is less well-known is...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Welcome to the Fourth, the most aromatic of holidays

John Grindrod: Welcome to the Fourth, the most aromatic of holidays

Certainly, I have a lot of memories of the Fourth of July, both from my childhood and from my days working the Fourth for Lima’s rec department ...

July 3rd, 2018 |