There was an interesting exchange of ideas Tuesday at the Allen County Commission meeting of which I had 15 minutes to discuss an option for the commissioners to gather citizens’ opinions regarding the possible acquisition of the Iola Industries property commonly referred to as Elks Lake, which is included in the 270-acre parcel.
When I first called Anita Hill in 1991 to ask her, out of the blue, if she had been sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she was very reluctant to give me any details.
20 Years Ago
In their efforts to prove they can outfox the Affordable Care Act, 20 Republican state attorneys general are working to prove its unconstitutionality and in the process eliminate valuable protections for U.S. consumers.
To the person that took the hummingbird solar light off my wife’s grave at St. John’s Cemetery at Gas City:
30 Years Ago
The number of fatalities involving semis and other large trucks is spiking, making our highways increasingly perilous for drivers. And both federal regulators and the trucking industry have refused to take relatively simple steps to mandate the installation of new technology that could prevent rear-end collisions — a fact that should spark outrage and action.
Another milestone in America’s retreat from global leadership passed Monday when the Trump administration announced that it will cap refugee admissions next year at 30,000, by far the lowest ceiling since the current program was established in 1980.
Just as public-health officials were starting to celebrate their success at keeping cigarettes out of the hands of teens, a new threat to their health rushed in: electronic cigarettes.
Health spending accounts for 18 percent of U.S.
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