Every Day Is a Gift

Every Day Is a Gift

A dear friend of mine died this week after about three years battling cancer. He had surgery, chemotherapy and spent extensive amounts of time at a fa...

June 26th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Manley column: Attend the women’s veterans conference

Manley column: Attend the women’s veterans conference

Registration is now open for the Ohio Women’s Veterans Conference, one of the largest gathering of women veterans in the nation.This year’...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Mocked for endorsing Trump

Mocked for endorsing Trump

As publisher and editor of the Times-Gazette, a small daily newspaper in this southwest Ohio town (pop. 6,600), I thought our endorsement of Donald Tr...

June 26th, 2017 |  



Feed the Hungry, Treat the Sick: A Crucial Training

Feed the Hungry, Treat the Sick: A Crucial Training

On June 15, 2017, the New York Times reported that the government of Saudi Arabia aims to ease the concerns of some U.S. legislators over U.S. weapon ...

June 23rd, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Disengaging with Cuba

Disengaging with Cuba

President Obama’s engagement with Cuba was one of his administration’s success stories. The policy shift was based on the entirely realist...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Brown Takes to the Senate Floor to Support a Free Press

Brown Takes to the Senate Floor to Support a Free Press

Mr. President,Our democracy is founded on checks and balances – and not just among the branches of government.Our founders enshrined the freedom...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Honor Juneteenth by Closing the Racial Wealth Divide

Honor Juneteenth by Closing the Racial Wealth Divide

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. They carried some historic news: Slavery had finally and completely ended, they declared...

June 19th, 2017 |  


Opiate Action Team offers hope

Opiate Action Team offers hope

Hardly a day goes by when headlines fail to bombard readers with the latest disturbing and anguishing chronicles of overdoses, deaths and other traged...

June 17th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Strip and flip: Democracy in a cage

Strip and flip: Democracy in a cage

The wound burst open in November. History, suddenly, could no longer be avoided. Reality could no longer be avoided. American democracy is flawed, pol...

June 17th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Domestic Terrorism in the Age of Trump

Harassment, intimidation, and physical violence against religious and ethnic minorities is on the rise. And some experts worry the Trump administratio...

June 16th, 2017 |