Honoring an Ohio legend, Thomas Edison

Honoring an Ohio legend, Thomas Edison

There have been a lot of remarkable Ohioans in our history: eight presidents, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and 22 other accomplished astronauts, Jesse O...

October 5th, 2016 |  


WV leads nation in college completion strategies

WV leads nation in college completion strategies

Last week, faculty and staff from West Virginia’s public colleges and universities set forth on a bold path to dramatically improve college comp...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Be wary of sporting event ticket scams

Be wary of sporting event ticket scams

Ohioans are among the most loyal and enthusiastic sports fans anywhere.That’s why, when their local or favorite teams compete and succeed, Ohioa...

October 4th, 2016 |  



A bipartisan win for communities, ratepayers

A bipartisan win for communities, ratepayers

Last week, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, including key provisions from my legislation to protect Ohioans’ drinking wate...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Journalism isn’t rocket science, it’s much harder

Journalism isn’t rocket science, it’s much harder

Whenever I hear someone say, “Journalism isn’t rocket science” or some variation thereof, I refer to a blog post by Chip Scanlan, an...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Organization, communication are key in journalism

Organization, communication are key in journalism

Journalism is a profession in which one can, moment to moment, experience and feel just about anything.We see some amazing things that happen and peri...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Whatever you do, just trust the process

Whatever you do, just trust the process

I have always been fascinated by the life cycle of butterflies.I won’t go into the complexities of metamorphosis, although, thanks to my third-g...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


Lack of spirituality presents danger in the house

Lack of spirituality presents danger in the house

It had been a very long week. We had faced the funeral of a friend, many trips to the hospital to visit members who are sick and hurting, health scare...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


Toss the salt, savor the superstitions

Toss the salt, savor the superstitions

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.“Step on a crack, break your mother’s back,” I’d chant, skipping ove...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


How to prepare for your disability interview

When a person becomes disabled, it can be a very stressful time in their life.There are many questions and unknowns when you have to transition out of...

October 1st, 2016 |