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Dec 4, 2016 12:00 AM

How about one last presidential poll before the holidays

COLUMBUS -- How about one last poll to close out this election season? I know you're sick and tired of them, and most of them this year were wrong, but Quinnipiac University's Polling Institute was pretty close with its Ohio results.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Unifying country this Thanksgiving critical, possible
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Unifying country this Thanksgiving critical, possible

In the midst of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Day of Thanksgiving, which was to be observed on the last Thursday of November in 1863. His hope was to unify the country, and the holiday has been observed annually since.

Our View
Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

NOTE OF THANKS: Superintendent thanks community, shares next step

To the Tallmadge community, I say "thank you." I am pleased to announce that the Tallmadge City School District is now moving forward with its plans following the results of the November 2016 election.

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 AM

Becker taking a page from Kasich's budget playbook

Columbus -- If you've spent any time listening to Gov. John Kasich over the past six years (or longer), you've no doubt heard him talk about his time in Congress.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
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Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

How will Trump's presidency affect Ohio's 2018 election?

On the Republican side of the aisle, at least three big names are already circulating as potential gubernatorial candidates. That list includes Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, Attorney General Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Jon Husted. And what about the Democrats in Ohio?

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Retiring Goddard leaves large legacy after 50-plus years

For 55 years, Dick Goddard has been a guest of sorts in the evening in countless northeast Ohio homes, providing TV weather forecasts.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Writer recalls more from early years of baseball

Baseball was a large part of my life during the seven years that I was a teenager (13-19). That included the four years of high school. Some of what I remember may not have been during those years, but must have been pretty close.

By John Straka
Unifying country this Thanksgiving critical, possible
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Unifying country this Thanksgiving critical, possible

In the midst of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Day of Thanksgiving, which was to be observed on the last Thursday of November in 1863. His hope was to unify the country, and the holiday has been observed annually since.

Our View
Nov 20, 2016 12:00 AM

A look at CVNP's Beaver Marsh

Throughout the year, the Beaver Marsh in Cuyahoga Valley National Park teams with life. Depending on the month, you may be serenaded by frogs, watch turtles swim among lily pads, glimpse a beaver nibbling on a willow branch, or hear northern cardinals call from snowy trees.

By Jennie Vasarhelhi Cuyahoga Valley National Park Interim Superintendent
Nov 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Shifting from election to budget, marijuana, lame duck session

COLUMBUS -- It shouldn't be much longer before we put the 2016 Election to bed and focus on other things. Let's not think about possible legal challenges to the outcome, tie votes, court intervention, outright revolution etc.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
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Nov 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Questions firing of school bus driver

I have to write this letter because I cant believe Petermann would fire a bus driver over something a parent said. The bus drivers serving Tallmadge City Schools are professional and have to deal with unruly kids every day. On this particular bus, drivers told Board of Education members at an Oct.

Nov 8, 2016 12:02 PM

Election preview: Judges O'Donnell, Fischer vie for seat on Ohio Supreme Court

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John P. O'Donnell faces First District Court of Appeals Judge Pat Fischer in one of two competitive races for the Ohio Supreme Court. The other features appeals court judges Cynthia Rice and Pat DeWine. Incumbent Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O'Connor is unopposed.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 6, 2016 12:00 AM

OUR VIEW: An anthem for our American veterans

O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved home and the war's desolation! Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the Heav'n rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!

Nov 6, 2016 12:00 AM

Aging death row population prompts prisoner move

Columbus -- Prison officials believe they've solved their execution issues, via a new three-drug lethal injection that they plan to put to use in January with the announced restart of capital punishment in the state.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 2, 2016 1:18 PM

On Marketing: Essential habits of effective homepages

Last week we talked about the basics of a quality website.Today we confront a fundamental truth about all websites that often goes missed.Your website is the essential marketing material for your business.We usually don't think about our website that way, though.

By Josh Gordon
Oct 30, 2016 12:00 AM

LETTER: Urge residents to take advantage of tax credit to construct new school buildings in

Many months were spent while the community came together to explore the options of Tallmadge high school, middle school and elementary schools. The buildings as well as curriculum were carefully studied.

Oct 26, 2016 11:47 AM

On Marketing: What do you expect out of your website

Despite the fact that technology is advancing rapidly, the website remains the single most important marketing material you have.

By Josh Gordon
Oct 23, 2016 12:00 AM

NOTE OF THANKS: Grateful to Tallmadge community for furniture donations

The members of Tallmadge Lutheran Church would like to thank everyone who donated furniture during our furniture drive Oct. 13 through 16 for those affected by the flooding in Baton Rouge, La. We were able to fill a 48-foot semi-trailer from floor to ceiling with donations.

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Oct 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Letter: Encourages those on fence about Tallmadge City Schools' bond issues to seek answers they

I was fortunate to meet and sit next to our Tallmadge City Schools Treasurer, Jeff Hostetler, the other day at a Citizens for Tallmadge Schools fundraiser, and in our conversation he mentioned how "Tallmadge is at a pivotal crossroads.

Oct 23, 2016 12:00 AM

LETTER: Tallmadge resident calls for a voter revolution, advises we 'throw the bums out'

I think it is time for a voter revolution. The government we have been subjected to for the past 25 years has done nothing for the American people. People are not allowed to say what they think. We can't joke, can't question without censure.