• By Paul Hughes / Special to The Telegram

Shame on you, Columbus City Administrator Joe Mangiamelli and pals, for apparently wanting to bully the dwindling number of animal entries out of the Columbus Days parade altogether. First, by demanding that any and all animals participating in the parade must wear diapers, including saddle …

  • By Tim Cumberland / Special to The Telegram

Exhausted taxpayers in 2011 surprised everyone by soundly defeating a $28.5 million bond issue to build a new Middle School. It was one of the few times in Columbus history the time honored, guilt-based “Vote For The Children” campaign failed to produce.

  • By Tina Dupuy / Special to The Telegram

In the 2013 New York City Democratic mayoral race, the primary didn't only look like New York, it looked a lot like America: There was an openly gay woman, an Asian-American, an African-American, a Jewish man and a former activist with a mixed-race family (he's a 6'5" white guy). Was it pari…

  • By Les Krings / Special to The Telegram

What an uplifting experience to see all the storefront face-lifting going on downtown from 13th to 11th streets and 29th to 23rd avenues. The federal and state community services block grant program that permitted the sharing of costs for community improvements has sure panned out nicely her…

  • By Dean Venter / Special to The Telegram

As a resident of northwest Butler County I am concerned about the recent applications for hog confinement operations northeast and northwest of Bellwood.

The 2018 legislative session is almost upon us and that means there will be some of the usual rhetoric from our Unicameral regarding public schools. It is almost guaranteed you will hear that school spending is out of control and property taxes are too high because of it. Instead of sitting …

As the drumbeat to oust President Trump reaches near fever pitch, it is important for all fair-minded Americans to understand if that happens, America as we know it is finished ... done.

Millions of Americans watched transfixed as James Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, and no, that's not an oxymoron. To say the reaction was mixed is like intimating that pillowcases stuffed with live eels are not conducive to long naps.

On Wednesday morning, Washington rightly fretted over the fate of a Republican congressman and three others felled by a gunman's fire in suburban Alexandria, Virginia, as they practiced for a charity baseball game.

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