Gov. Ted Strickland has just received a good grade for fiscal prudence from an surprising source -- the Cato Institute, Washington's free market, libertarian think tank.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Democrats are bringing a prominent politician to Sandusky next week to rally the troops behind Barack Obama.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

There's been a touch of Hollywood glamour attached to the Barack Obama campaign, and for a few hours Friday, it looked like we were getting a little of it in Sandusky.The Obama campaign announced yesterday that actor Ed O'Neill, an actor bes

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Why not support our local animal shelters the lazy way — by clicking on a Web site?

If you visit the Animal Rescue Site, you can provide food for rescued animals simply by clicking on a big icon — sponsors pick up the tab.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

You've probably read somewhere that journalists favor Barack Obama for president by an overwhelming margin.

In my experience, that's largely true.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

I've been following the news stories about how state databases were accessed to try to find incriminating information about "Joe the Plumber," aka Samuel Wurzelbacher, the suburban Toledo man who John McCain has turned into a 15-minute celebrity.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The Erie County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, i.e. "MRDD," and its equivalent state agency may be getting a name change.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Sue Daugherty, Serving Our Seniors' tireless executive director (and my fellow blogger) has some tough-love advice for folks struggling with utility bills.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

About two years ago, I wrote an opinion piece for this paper in which I fantasized I was dictator of the United States and could impose new national laws on a whim. 

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

We may take our city for granted sometimes, but Sandusky’s downtown and older section of town has much to please visitors. Ron Simon, a columnist for the Mansfield News Journal, found much to like when he drove to Sandusky on Friday.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010
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