Representative Nino Vitale votes no on 4,500-page budget bill

Representative Nino Vitale votes no on 4,500-page budget bill

President Trump told voters he would remove the United States from agreements that he feels are harmful to America. But is the Paris Accord harmful? M...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Good breakfast choices include whole grains, protein

Good breakfast choices include whole grains, protein

Question: I often find myself running out the door to avoid being late to work, so oftentimes that doesn’t leave me much time to eat in the morn...

June 6th, 2017 |  


OSU’s Chow Line recommends using thermometer for safe grilling

OSU’s Chow Line recommends using thermometer for safe grilling

Question: My dad considers himself a grill master, but I think some of his techniques are questionable, like marinating the meat in a dish on the coun...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Observations and contemplations

The President’s trip to Israel a couple of weeks ago reminded me of my own visit in 1984. I also traveled to Tel Aviv, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem,...

June 4th, 2017 |  


Carol Marak at Seniorcare.com has ideas on seeking happiness

People put a lot of energy into being happy and joyful. I for one seem to obsess about the emotion. In my Facebook group, members express concerns abo...

June 1st, 2017 |  


RISE to protect rural women

RISE to protect rural women

There are countless reasons we choose to live where we do, but an early death isn’t one of them. And yet, for all the beauty and benefit of livi...

June 1st, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: The moment of truth

One by one, Champaign County schools are closing their doors on another academic year. Students are running headlong into summer; parents are adjustin...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Remembering 2 Ohio heroes on Memorial Day weekend

Remembering 2 Ohio heroes on Memorial Day weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, we’ll gather together with family and friends to usher in the unofficial start of summer. We will do so in peace, sec...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Crowd-sourcing may make medical charges transparent

In a recent column I reported on an effort in Ohio to bring price transparency to medical services. Ohio state representative Jim Butler had spearhead...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Two ways Congress can our make police officers safer

Two ways Congress can our make police officers safer

Earlier this month Ohio experienced a tragic loss, as another police officer was killed in the line of duty. He responded to a call for help and was a...

May 25th, 2017 |