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Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

March 12th, 2019 |  


People around the world dream of coming to America and having a better life. Since our founding as a nation, millions have come here and found a bette...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Americans, Germans differ on nations’ relations

BERLIN (AP) — Americans and Germans differ widely on their assessments of the state of relations between their countries, but hold very similar ...

March 11th, 2019 |  



Don’t believe the ‘absent’ myth

Don’t believe the ‘absent’ myth

I wrote the book on black fatherhood. Literally.“Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood” was a deep dive into the absence a...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Whiner wears grandma down

Whiner wears grandma down

Dear Grandparenting: Everybody says your childhood is the carefree years. Try telling that to my granddaughter, Megan. The kid is 7 and acts like the ...

March 11th, 2019 |  


An evening at the White House

An evening at the White House

Instead of sharing recipes this week I thought I would share our evening at the White House.This past weekend, Mike and I were in Washington, D.C., fo...

March 7th, 2019 |  


A guide to driving in snow and ice

A guide to driving in snow and ice

As near as I can tell, there are three theories when it comes to driving when winter weather hits Ohio: 1) Drive really, really fast and put everyone ...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, March 1Americans feel like chumps. That was one conclusion to draw from the series of yes-or-no questions posed by U.S. Sen....

March 7th, 2019 |  


Bread at the push of a button?

Bread at the push of a button?

I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch, yes a whole batch, with five loaves of fresh steaming bre...

March 7th, 2019 |  


VA benefits reinstated for Blue Water Navy veterans, widows

VA benefits reinstated for Blue Water Navy veterans, widows

As you may know, Procopio v Wilkie decision by the Federal Circuit Courts, in Washington DC, has reinstated The Agent Orange Act of 1991. This entitle...

March 6th, 2019 |