| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:30 AM
The presidential campaign got fully underway this last week with a flurry of announcements, road trips and rallies that will roll across the country with increasing intensity for the next year and a half.
Most of what grabs headlines in the coming...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians.
| Apr 27, 2015
| 8:06 AM
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
The (Toledo) Blade, April 24
No offense to cab drivers, but airline pilots should earn more than they do. Right now, many don't.
Uber drivers in New York City make...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:04 PM
In the early 1980s, the AIDS virus was just emerging as a major public health problem.
The drug AZT, virtually unknown to the public at the time, was identified by experts as a medicine that promised to help slow the spread of the deadly virus. The...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 9:46 AM
The man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 is "clinically ready" to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday.
John Hinckley Jr. has been in "full and stable remission" for more than two decades,...
| Feb 25, 2015
Michael Reagan, the eldest son of late President Ronald Reagan, took the crowd at the Crest Theater on a romp through time.
He spoke as part of the Delray Beach Center for the Arts' Robert Chapin Lecture Series in support of his father's legacy. He...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 5:57 PM
After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush has been making headlines.
Foreign policy is one important test for anyone seriously seeking the White House, and Bush has recently delivered an articulate speech on the subject at the Chicago Council on Global...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:04 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.
"I promise you that over the next few months, you...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 10:40 AM
I became a proud Republican before I even understood English.
I immigrated to the United States in the heat of the 1968 presidential campaign, when the choice as I heard it through a friend's translation was simple. Hubert Humphrey, with his talk of...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Work is underway on a sports-retail facility with 10,000 square feet at 528 Eighth Street, next to the South Lake trail in Clermont.
Epic Cycles is almost tripling its existing footprint. Roman Brana, president of Bella Rio LLC, contracted with Guy...