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Posted Jul 28, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Getting ill is never fun. Not knowing why you are getting ill is much, much worse. Case in point, me, last week. Monday afternoon I felt very dizzy, unsteady on my feet and felt numbness in my face. It didn’t get any better, so my wife took me up to the emergency room at Western Plains Medical Center. I just knew I had a stroke. I did all their tests, had various samples removed from my body and was then sent home. Diagnosis? High blood pressure and high blood...

Updated Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM

I’m so old, I read George Orwell’s “1984” in 1984.

Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 2:27 PM

Sustained North Korea threats, and nuclear weapon and missile tests, have led the Obama administration and Prime Minister Park Geun-hye’s government of South Korea to agree to deploy the Lockheed Martin THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Air Defense)...

Posted Jul 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

It traces its beginnings back to the world premiere of "Dodge City" the movie. Now it is one of the premiere rodeos in the nation.   When the western-themed movie "Dodge City" premiered in Dodge City on April 1, 1939, Warner...

Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 3:50 PM

Have you ever had an idea that was a really good idea, but when you finally came up with the idea, it was too late to make it become a reality?I know I have. I did just this week.

Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 10:26 AM

Donald Trump joined a very short list Thursday night. There aren’t many people who can say that they have been named a candidate for President of the United States by one of the country’s two major parties.That is a rare honor.

Posted Jul 23, 2016 at 1:01 AM

Even though we are in the middle of  a heat wave, I have been getting phone calls bagworms and their spindle-shaped bags.  Generally, from about mid-May through the end of June, larvae hatch from eggs and exit the old bags, construct...

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 12:04 PM

Several years ago when Ohio enacted legislation that provided an opportunity for offenders to wipe clean their record, Governor John Kasich said, “Who here doesn’t need to be redeemed? We are giving people a second chance.”

Updated Jul 22, 2016 at 11:52 AM

CLEVELAND — In modern politics, party conventions aren’t about selecting the nominee; voters take care of that through primaries and caucuses. The conventions are for firing up the party for the campaign ahead, and for reintroducing its candidate to...

Updated Jul 21, 2016 at 10:14 AM

Welcome to the 2016 Republican National Convention. It has been a lot of things, but it hasn’t been boring.If you starred in a soap opera or reality television show, you had a good shot at a speaking spot.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 12:56 PM

CLEVELAND — As Donald J. Trump made his exhilarating run through the Republican primaries, the last thing anyone would have predicted was that the culmination of his takeover of the GOP would be, well, boring.

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