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By Rufus Ward 6 hours ago
In the 1970s, I found an old Choctaw basket in the attic of my great aunt Marcella Sykes Billups Richards‘ home in Columbus. It was not a tourist-trade basket but a well-made, reinforced work basket more than 100 years old.
By B. Perry 10 hours ago
I think it’s great to see the city is resurfacing Fifth Street North. It was way overdue. Now there will be lines guiding all the
By Editorial Board 10 hours ago
A rose to the Hive Community Farm and Garden which is moving to a new site that will expand the space available for residents to
By Birney Imes 10 hours ago
Look up the word “peripatetic” in a thesaurus and take your pick: nomadic, traveling, wandering, roving, roaming. You can’t describe Neal Moore without using one of them.
By Mona Charen 10 hours ago
Reliving the awful details of George Floyd’s slow suffocation is brutal and emotionally draining. As always in matters touching on race, the thrum of ethnic hostilities is the background noise. Some have been eager, since the trial began, to cite George Floyd’s drug use or heart trouble as the true cause of death (arguments the prosecution has effectively debunked). Others have argued that if Floyd had simply agreed to enter the squad car, he would be alive today — as if that exonerates the officers.
By The Dispatch 2 days ago
This weekend we’ll see something we haven’t seen in more than a year: Big crowds gathered for an event.
By Suzie Bullington 2 days ago
As an autistic woman, I am perplexed on a nearly daily basis by advertisements and media that refer to the way my brain works naturally as if it were a tragic illness.
By Steve Chapman 2 days ago
Driving has gotten much less dangerous over time, thanks to new safety features in cars, better highway design and a decline in drunk driving. But that’s no solace to motorists who face dangers of a different kind — not when they are driving, but when they are stopped on the side of the road.
By The Dispatch 3 days ago
More than a few Columbus residents may not be inclined to watch the new documentary “Our Towns” on HBO Max, which features Columbus among eight small cities across the country.
By Dr. Angela Farmer 3 days ago
As the school year begins its final turn toward the end of the session, many activities are celebrated. Rather it’s top honors, a winning season, or an overall most improved accolade, the end of the term marks the time to recognize pivotal moments in students’ lives.
By Chicago Tribune (April 14) 3 days ago
Blood clots in veins that drain blood from the brain can lead to alarming stroke-like results. The symptoms can be severe headaches, abdominal pain, leg pain and shortness of breath.
By Leonard Pitts Jr. 3 days ago
Apparently, Robert Pape was surprised.
April 14, 2021
When the state elections of 2019 rolled around, I said Michael Watson, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State, was the most dangerous name on the entire ballot, given the nature of the office he was seeking.
By Wyatt Emmerich April 14, 2021
“You have got to be the goobiest person who has ever lived on earth.”
Other Editors: Vaccine passports — with crucial protections — can help get us through herd immunity limbo
By Custom Source April 13, 2021
A traveler shows up at an airline gate, claiming that she’s been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and thus can fly safely to a country that requires that visitors be inoculated.
By Custom Source April 13, 2021
On April 6, Safe Haven, Inc. received a git of $18,100 from 100+ Women Who Care. This gift will make sure a difference to Safe
By Froma Harrop April 13, 2021
Kristine Hostetter is a fourth-grade teacher in San Clemente, California. Her husband has been a big promoter of the QAnon conspiracy theory, and she appears to be supporting his lunatic efforts.
By Shannon Bardwell April 12, 2021
We sort of made a deal on the clover patch and areas for dandelions. Sam mowed most of our ever-growing yard while I negotiated clover and dandelion plots. When Sam got the Hustler, he told the seller it took him longer and longer to mow the lawn.
By Berry Hinds April 12, 2021
I was surprised when the priority list was made that the amphitheater and amphitheater parking had such a priority. I, like many, believe this venue
By Dr. Angela Farmer April 12, 2021
As the end of the schoolyear is fast approaching, students across the nation brace for the anxiety that so often accompanies comprehensive examinations. In addition to the need to prepare academically with effective and consistent study habits, students preparing to be assessed also need to ensure that they are mentally prepared to conquer those challenging exams.
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