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Jan 23, 2017 4:00 AM

2 leaders we needed  3

He was a fearless leader willing to go to jail for the principles he believed in.

Jan 23, 2017 4:00 AM

A new president facing a new world 

"Don't Make Any Sudden Moves" is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs.

Jan 23, 2017 4:00 AM

I'm a lobbyist. Don't hate me  1

I am a Washington lobbyist. Mine is one of the most reviled professions in America. According to a Gallup poll, people rate the honesty and ethics of lobbyists lower than any occupation measured -- and that includes car salespeople and telemarketers.

By Michael Gessel Los Angeles Times
Jan 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Nation's unity must transcend division 

The inauguration of President Donald Trump embodied one of the most important aspects of American democracy, the peaceful transition of power from one elected president to another that has been a hallmark of this nation since George Washington left the presidency more than 200 years ago.

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Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Raymond BruceAndrews 

HIRAM RAPIDS-AUBURN TWP. Raymond Bruce Andrews, 96 years of age, passed away Thursday January 19, 2017. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua where his obituary, condolences, and memories may be shared at www.grenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Pass me a bowl of Ambien right now  1

Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. His assumption of power means a shake-up in the status quo from the last eight years.

Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Making America great again may be no more impossible than Trump as president 

It is here, it is upon us, it is the utterly, totally, completely impossible presidency of Donald Trump, and he has opportunities galore to rejuvenate the best in this country. Some of his ideas could get us there as he is also reversing the worst of President Barack Obama. Will it happen?

By Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service (tns)
PORTAGE PATHWAYS: 15-story Kent landmark only a dream
Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

PORTAGE PATHWAYS: 15-story Kent landmark only a dream

The skyline of downtown Kent would be far different had a development that received city approval 50 years ago actually materialized.

By Roger J. Di Paoio | Record-courier Editor
Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

No Dems on PUCO as Kasich weighs vacancy 

COLUMBUS -- Eight of 24 people who submitted applications for consideration for two seats on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be interviewed for the posts.

Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Anna and the German she couldn't hate 

By Friederike Knabe (Publisher's Note: The author is the younger sister of Dorothee Lottman-Kaeseler, an AFS student in Kent in 1960.

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Ensuring the table remains open to all
Jan 22, 2017 4:00 AM

Ensuring the table remains open to all 

Dr. Billy C. Hawkins is a Kent native who took over as president of Talladega College, the oldest historically African-American college in Alabama, eight years ago when it was struggling to keep its doors open.

Jan 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Growth manager for Ravenna wise idea 

Ravenna City Council's apparent support for hiring an economic development manager is a welcome indication of its recognition of the need for a growth strategy for the city.

Jan 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Observing a turning point in history  2

There is but one moment when the Oval Office is truly between its masters, under the command only of the constitutional spirit that has long made America the world's greatest democracy. It occurs at precisely noon, on those infrequent quadrennial Jan.

By Martin Schram Tribune News Service (tns)
Jan 20, 2017 4:00 AM

Nixon best model for New Trump  1

Even before his inauguration, Donald Trump has notched up at least one dubious achievement: He'll be the first modern president to enter the White House without a honeymoon. Most Americans give new presidents the benefit of the doubt.

By Doyle Mcmanus Los Angeles Times (tns)
Jan 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Critical of Portman  2

Ohio has the sixth worst infant mortality rate in the country, yet Senator Rob Portman just voted: 1.) To end coverage for pre-existing conditions, veterans benefits, and aid to rural hospitals. 2.) To remove discrimination protection for women in health care. 3.

Jan 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Will Trump evict the White House press?  3

WASHINGTON --- I followed the routine on Tuesday that I had hundreds of times covering the Clinton, Bush and Obama presidencies. I flashed my White House press pass at the guard at the northwest gate, cleared security and walked unmolested up the North Lawn driveway to the West Wing.

Dana Milbank
Jan 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Obama isn't really leaving  2

Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Because he's a great speech-giver. Everyone knows that. He does, too.

By Andres Malcolm Special To Mcclatchy (tns)
Jan 19, 2017 4:00 AM

'No' on Crestwood levy  1

The Crestwood Board of Education unanimously approved putting a $23 million bond issue and additional improvements levy on the May ballot.

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Jan 19, 2017 4:00 AM

Selling NATO short ill-advised strategy 

If this nation's allies in Western Europe are dubious about the incoming Trump administration's commitment to their security, the president-elect is doing nothing to ease their concerns.

Jan 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Bowing out of Iraq 

One question that should be high on the foreign policy agenda of President-elect Donald Trump is whether America should continue the war in Iraq, which now risks having ensnared three U.S. presidents. The Iraq War has now cost the taxpayers $2 trillion.

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