Flare started Fostoria fire

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman allegedly used a railroad flare to start a Memorial Day fire that destroyed a Fostoria home and killed two people inside, according to court documents. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., and Timothy D. Hall, 20,...

Milbank: Ben Carson, doctor of division

Neurosurgeon-turned-conservative icon Ben Carson said in a visit to the capital Wednesday that God’s plan for him is to teach Americans that “our strength is in our unity and we need to stop fighting each other.” What a noble sentiment! And how much nobler it would be if...

Will: The Obama economy offers bad news for millennials

It is said that the problem with the younger generation — any younger generation — is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting. Barack Obama, forever young, has convenient memory loss: It serves his ideology. His amnesia concerning the policies that produced the...

Editorial: Jill Ortman-Fouse for Montgomery County school board

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Editorial: Egypt’s military ruler suffers an embarrassment at the polls

EGYPT’S PRESIDENTIAL election has turned out to be considerably more revealing of national sentiment than might have been expected. Despite increasingly desperate measures by authorities, including the extension of polling from two days to three and threats to fine anyone...

Free to be me at the public library

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Tom Robbins taught an invaluable lesson

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The IRS should not be the speech police

In her May 21 op-ed column, “Illuminating dark money,” Ruth Marcus ignored perhaps the most important question surrounding recent Internal Revenue Service efforts to restrict the activities of social welfare organizations: Should we regulate political speech through an...

The EPA’s new coal-plant rules will be a bureaucratic nightmare

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Pre-authorizing a war with Iran is not the way to go

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