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May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Yes: Women to see better options, lower costs

Women make the majority of decisions about care and insurance for our families and we generally consume more health care than men. As a result, women have a lot at stake when it comes to the laws that govern American health care and insurance.

By Hadley Heath Manning Tribune News Service (tns)
Let's hope California not starting a trend
May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Let's hope California not starting a trend

"L.A. school board races the costliest of its kind. Unions and the supporters of charters spent a total of nearly $15 million, the statistics show.

May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

No: Would result in less service, bigger bills 1

If the American Health Care Act -- what some are calling Trumpcare -- becomes law, we will see both short- and long-term negative consequences for women's health.

By Susan Wood Tribune News Service
May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Editor: Naming arrestees a complex issue 1

There have been a few good questions on social media recently about when the Record-Courier names people charged with crimes. It's actually a topic we've been talking about quite a bit internally of late, and one where we would welcome your input.

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Small gestures key to honoring sacrifice
May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Small gestures key to honoring sacrifice

"Parades, mattress sales and burgers on the grill are all nice, but I feel we should do more to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Why Trump's voter fraud focus worries

Washington's preoccupation with Donald Trump's tweets and the multiple probes into his campaign's possible ties to the Russians have diverted attention from an array of problematic administration actions: removing restrictions on coal mining and offshore oil drilling, rolling back worker safety rules, reviewing protection of public lands.

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News (tns)
May 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Have fun on Memorial Day, but don't forget purpose

Memorial Day is more than just a three-day weekend. Although it did not become an official federal holiday until 1971, Americans have been honoring military veterans who died in wars since after the Civil War.

Intelligence leaks and a duplicitous press
May 26, 2017 4:00 AM

Intelligence leaks and a duplicitous press 1

A Harvard study published May 18 reveals what thoughtful Americans already knew: Extreme anti-Trump bias runs rampant in corporate media.

May 26, 2017 4:00 AM

Manchester rises amid shattered innocence

Girls scream at concerts. Girls screamed for Frank Sinatra, for Elvis Presley, for The Beatles, for The Supremes, for Madonna, for Michael Jackson, for Prince, for Taylor Swift.

By Gina Barreca The Hartford Courant (tns)
May 26, 2017 4:00 AM

Congress needs to raise budget caps 1

We begin the 2018 budget process facing arbitrary and irresponsible spending caps that threaten our security, our economy and our nation's standing as a global leader of research and innovation. Yet, the budget proposal put forth by President Donald Trump does not respond to this simple truth.

By John Yarmuth Cq-roll Call (tns)
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May 26, 2017 4:00 AM

A heinous act of evil in England 1

President Donald Trump uttered a single word on Tuesday that perfectly framed the slaughter that targeted Ariana Grande concertgoers in Manchester, England: Evil.

Chicago Tribune (tns)
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Do citizens have a voice in development? 2

On May 16, the Kent Planning Commission met to discuss plans to develop 1005 E. Main Street, the former Wood-Kortwright Funeral Home site. Some 50-60 concerned individuals mostly University Heights, University Woods and the Crain to Main Development residents spoke to the commission.

May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

The Republicans who took on Nixon

"Well, he better start fighting for me or he's gonna be out! I want him to do right, but he must not cut the president!

By Michael Koncewicz Los Angeles Times (tns)
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump's cruel budget is just more propaganda 2

WASHINGTON -- So it has come to this: A Russian government-funded propaganda outfit schooling the Trump administration on the cruelty of its proposed federal budget.

By Dana Milbank
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Never give up on American ingenuity

Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, did something remarkable last month: It surpassed Ford and GM to become the country's most valuable car company based on market capitalization. Want to acquire Tesla? It would cost a cool $50 billion. GM's worth a tad less. Ford's value is about $45 billion.

Chicago Tribune (tns)
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Chatter about Trump premature

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's early stumbling out of the presidential gate in the judicial, legislative and diplomatic realms has already surfaced talk by wishful thinkers of invoking the constitutional route of impeachment to remove him from the Oval Office for committing "high crimes and misdemeanors.

By Jules Witcover Tribune News Service (tns)
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump getting exactly what he deserves 4

WASHINGTON -- The president has the greatest self-pity. The best! "No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly," Donald Trump said this week as he heard the special prosecutor's footsteps.

Dana Milbank
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Special counsel appointment welcomed

For a brief time it seemed that President Donald J. Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey had derailed the agency's investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

The Associated Press
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May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Opioid body count a budget killer for counties

The opioid epidemic is hitting Ohio's county coroners hard. They're running out of space for all the bodies, with at least two having to resort to bringing in mobile morgues for the overflow.

May 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Open the shades on charter spending

No function of state government is more important than its constitutional obligation to "secure a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the state." Education is the bedrock of democracy.