Editorial: D.C. parks employees’ excursion to Texas reflects bad timing, poor judgment

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Ohio Investigation Focuses On Death Of 4-year-old

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he’s investigating how a 4-year-old boy died following an accident in which authorities say he was accidentally run over by a van driven by his father. Union County Prosecutor David Phillips says he has unanswered questions...

Cavaliers’ Irving To Miss Game With Knee Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will miss his first game of the season because of a bruised left knee when Cleveland hosts Orlando on Thursday night. Irving, who averages a team-leading 22.2 points, was injured in the third quarter of Tuesday’s 91-76...

Several accidents reported on snow-covered roads, but no injuries

“I think every accident has happened so far on the interstate,” said a Hancock County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher this afternoon. “I don’t think we’ve had any on county roads.” The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported the same news. “It’s just been norm...

Redskins advice for Dan Snyder, and resolutions from readers

Regarding the Dec. 31 Sports package “Who’s next? ” about the firing of Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan: Since Dan Snyder bought the Redskins franchise 15 years ago, he has gone through seven coaches. Something is wrong with that picture, but I have the...

Making a magnanimous gesture through others’ wallets

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Acknowledging income inequality does not make one envious of the wealthy

While one may assume that Kathleen Parker’s New Year’s Day op-ed column, “The era of envy and debt,” was a call to good will, one must wonder what she meant by envy. Was she referring to the recent criticism from Pope Francis, who decried the high level of...

Obamacare rewards those who engaged in risky behavior

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Colts, Bengals, Pack Get Extension To Sell Tickets

The NFL is giving the Colts, Bengals and Packers one more day to sell their remaining playoff tickets and avoid local television blackouts. The Colts announced their extension on their website Thursday, about an hour before a previous extension was supposed to expire. Fewer than...

Traveling Tips in Snow

Recent snow and blowing wind has made hazardous traveling conditions in our region. Traveling Tips: The best advice for driving in bad winter weather is not to drive at all, if you can avoid it. Don’t go out until the snow plows and sanding trucks have had a chance to do...