Tom Donohue, the longtime president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, sounded ebullient as he gave his annual report on the health of American business Wednesday.
I have had several people ask me to explain how there came to be both the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
A team from Public Broadcasting System was in town most of last week doing a segment on Main Street for PBS's NewsHour. The piece is not on Main Street in the literal sense, but Main Street as a euphemism for small-town America.
I am writing to ask you to reconsider your plan to override Mayor Wiseman's veto with respect to the Equality Resolution and Plus-1 Insurance program for city workers.
I met Herbert Block, the late, great editorial cartoonist Herblock, in Washington in the early 1980s. Maybe I should say I saw him. "Met" is too strong a word. I never even shook his hand.
A few words on the limits to freedom of expression: For what it's worth, there are a few that are acceptable. You don't threaten or incite violence. You don't defame. You don't produce child pornography. And you don't falsely shout "Fire!" in the proverbial crowded theater.
If we can be serious for a moment: The president made an error in judgment by not sending someone with a higher profile than our ambassador to join world leaders Sunday at a solidarity rally in Paris. The White House has admitted the error.
For some time now, officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK have been stressing the importance of making sure our schools prepare students for the 21st century workplace.
I was recently watching the always thought provoking CBS Sunday Morning show and saw an opinion piece on the terrorist activities in Paris.
There is a new book out called "Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and other Persons of Interest."
Figures compiled by the Columbus Police Department revealed 28 police incident reports at Club Hiedi Ho in 2014.
Monday, the Monroe County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant which resulted in the confiscation of an undisclosed number of gallons of moonshine.
There is a certain je ne sais quoi in conservatives' criticism of the Obama administration over last week's terrorist attack in France.
Monday night, the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees got the final tally of what it cost the district to replace one set of new textbooks for another.
I read with interest the several stories in the Jan. 11, 2015, Dispatch, with an eye towards our state's education.
1. Ask Rufus: A tale of two boxers in Columbus LOCAL COLUMNS
2. Voice of the people: Jeff Turnage LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (VOICE@CDISPATCH.COM)
3. Roses and thorns: 1/25/15 ROSES & THORNS
4. Leonard Pitts: Why serious people discount Fox News NATIONAL COLUMNS
5. Slimantics: Ours is a blended family LOCAL COLUMNS