Discrimination still acceptable in Springfield


In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Springfield city commission voted against amending its human rights code, which would have added sexual orientation to the city’s list of attributes requiring anti-discrimination protection.

  • Written by NATE SMITH

The vice president and the zoo animals


Some of the staff and I had the opportunity last week to attend the Ohio Newspaper Association’s annual convention at the Polaris Hilton in Columbus.

The truth about cats and dogs

A caption penned by my mom in a photo album from my preschool years describes me pretty well: “Cats are my favorite!”

  • Written by MANDY LOEHR

Just Saying: Passing on and passing time


It doesn’t seem possible 2011 is coming to an end. Wasn’t it just last year we all were concerned about Y2000 and coming up with Plan B for when all things electronic crashed and burned as the digits flipped from 1999 to 2000?

  • Written by MIRIAM BAIER