Lori Borgman: Cars of future put backseat drivers out of work

The first thing engraved on my brain as a new driver was to keep my hands at the 10 and 2 positions on the...

Providing work to recovering addicts

When it comes to the opioids, the United States and nations around the world are well past the crisis point. Our jails are filled,...

I’ll take a pass on computer passwords

The computer revolution is nearing its end.I predict that in a few short years, the invention that has revolutionized the ways in which we...

Sears was the Amazon of its time

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court, But, there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It...

J.R. Clarke welcomes community

Welcome to the first Calling Around Covington column of 2019. I have been penning this space in the newspaper for nearly five years now....

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not...

Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Last month, a Texas judge handed down a despicable decision that threatens the health coverage of 20 million people and undermines pre-existing condition protections...

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Haven’t we seen this movie before?Certainly, there is a sense of deja vu all over again as one watches the right wing hyperventilate over...

Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

A few years ago, I visited South Africa, where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and...

Alexa vexes and perplexes

Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.My parents recently got Amazon’s supposedly “intelligent” personal assistant,...