I've been a sucker for parades, going back to my childhood.
Transparency is much like dieting: People spend more time talking about it than actually doing it.
Our question of the day: Who -- or what -- should take the blame?
Monday's revelation that Columbus Light & Water is considering a request from the city for a $650,000 loan to purchase property on Main Street has prompted an obvious question: If CL&W can afford to get in the loan business, why did it raise its rates twice in the past six months?
Predictably, the killing rampage at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility has prompted a political scrimmage of the usual sort.
Once, it was a nod to the earliest days of the city's history.
Storm trooper tactics by bands of college students making ideological demands across the country, and immediate preemptive surrender by college administrators -- such as at the University of Missouri recently -- bring back memories of the 1960s, for those of us old enough to remember what it was like being there, and seeing first-hand how painful events unfolded.
With images of the carnage in Paris and the shuttering of Brussels flashing on every screen, it is hard to take to heart the president's urgings not to give in to fear.
Back in 1933, Rep. Walter Pierce of Oregon introduced a bill in Congress to let doctors discuss birth control with their patients. The need for such a bill showed how controversial the subject was. But this was the heart of the Great Depression, when impoverished Americans could barely feed the children they had.
There's nothing new about the need for buyers to beware, but the Internet has provided a whole new arena for deception.
Donald Trump loves to pick on Hillary Clinton. That's no surprise, given Trump is a Republican running for president and Clinton is a Democrat doing the same thing.
I am often asked about the origin of local place names. There is a lot of history associated with names and their origins.
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