David Trinko

Position: New Media Editor
E-Mail Address: dtrinko@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-993-2150
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About David Trinko

Assigns stories to reporters and oversees content in print and online, as well as writing a weekly Sunday column.

Latest Stories by David Trinko

LIMA — Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does.
Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month.
Did Kasich successful

Ed FitzGerald: Why Ohio needs a change

LIMA — Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month. Did Kasich successful

LIMA — Janet Garrett didn't necessarily want to represent the 4th District in Congress.
After two and a half years of reviewing how U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, has been doing it, though, she decided no one was adequately representing the average person in Washington.
“I see so many people around me saying the economy has gotten be

Garrett pushes for $15 minimum wage

LIMA — Janet Garrett didn't necessarily want to represent the 4th District in Congress. After two and a half years of reviewing how U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, has been doing it, though, she decided no one was adequately representing the average person in Washington. “I see so many people around me saying the economy has gotten be

LIMA — Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does.
Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month.
Did Kasich successful

FitzGerald: Change needed

LIMA — Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Is the state better off than it was four years ago? “I don't think so,” he told a group of Civitas Media editors in Lima earlier this month. Did Kasich successful

Your hometown is your family. Because you love it, you really get flustered when someone tries to bash it.
It's OK if you make some self-loathing comments about it, but everyone else better pipe down. If you're not a part of it, you don't understand.
Earlier this week, a story by Janet Reitman in Rolling Stone entitled “Where the Tea Party

David Trinko: Lima is what you make of it

Your hometown is your family. Because you love it, you really get flustered when someone tries to bash it. It's OK if you make some self-loathing comments about it, but everyone else better pipe down. If you're not a part of it, you don't understand. Earlier this week, a story by Janet Reitman in Rolling Stone entitled “Where the Tea Party

All it takes is one song to restore your faith in a genre.
I like all types of music. I enjoy a mix of the blues, pop, classic rock, a little old-school rap and even the occasional trip through death metal. Generally speaking, my go-to stations are country music.
Country music has always been good about telling a story, putting you in a certain p

David Trinko: We need better girls in country songs

All it takes is one song to restore your faith in a genre. I like all types of music. I enjoy a mix of the blues, pop, classic rock, a little old-school rap and even the occasional trip through death metal. Generally speaking, my go-to stations are country music. Country music has always been good about telling a story, putting you in a certain p

When one of our reporters comes into my office to talk to me, we have a standing rule. You get my undivided attention for 60 seconds. After that, I make no promises.
When I think about it, that's a lie. I'm constantly looking at my clock to determine when that 60 seconds is up, so I can resume my life of multitasking. Then I'll turn to my computer

David Trinko: Fight the multitasking myth

When one of our reporters comes into my office to talk to me, we have a standing rule. You get my undivided attention for 60 seconds. After that, I make no promises. When I think about it, that's a lie. I'm constantly looking at my clock to determine when that 60 seconds is up, so I can resume my life of multitasking. Then I'll turn to my computer

I recall learning about permutations back in a high school math class. One of my classmates asked the question: “When are we ever going to use this in real life?”
It turns out I know the answer now: Every week, during a church service.
In case the lesson didn't stick in your head, a permutation is the way, among a list of possible var

David Trinko: Little probability for children's happiness

I recall learning about permutations back in a high school math class. One of my classmates asked the question: “When are we ever going to use this in real life?” It turns out I know the answer now: Every week, during a church service. In case the lesson didn't stick in your head, a permutation is the way, among a list of possible var





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