Caregiving costs not just for elderly

Is the U.S. ready for a discussion about paying for caregiving, an increasingly vexing and costly problem for a growing number of Americans?The answer...

July 5th, 2019 |  


What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

The other day, someone I’ve known for years offered a pointed bit of criticism. “It’s easy for people like you to make long lists of...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Former Graham board member decries transportation decision

My name is Al Mitchell. I was a Graham school board member from 2008 to 2015. Like many of you, I don’t think it’s right for the Graham sc...

July 2nd, 2019 |  



Urbana shines in 27th CCPA Tour

Urbana was bustling this week-end as the 27th Annual Historic Home and Garden Tour welcomed visitors from surrounding communities as well as Illinois,...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Here in Ohio, we are finally making progress on stemming the tide of opioid abuse that’s been hitting our communities hard. In fact, from June o...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Celebrating our national holiday

I am no grill master, but a brat on a bun may show up anyway on my plate come Thursday. And although it has been many years since my family parked in ...

July 1st, 2019 |  


Excess rainfall impacting tomato plants

Excess rainfall impacting tomato plants

Question: I’ve grown tomato plants in my central Ohio back yard for the past couple of years, as part of my efforts to make healthier food choic...

July 1st, 2019 |  


Celebrity Waiter dinner a success

On behalf of the entire Board of Trustees of the Cancer Association of Champaign County, I want to thank everyone who helped make our celebrity waiter...

June 28th, 2019 |  


How safe is food after power outage?

How safe is food after power outage?

Question: I went grocery shopping last week, and the next day, our power went out for several hours due to severe storms. Is there any food that can b...

June 25th, 2019 |  


How long can the federal debt keep rising?

How long can the federal debt keep rising?

A few months ago, the federal debt we have accumulated over the past decades crossed the $22 trillion mark. That’s a record. And it’s sure...

June 25th, 2019 |