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From Youngstown, a plea to help public schools statewide
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Children who are born into poverty begin life disadvantaged. In Ohio, where staggering rates of child poverty top national averages, impoverished children face another obstacle. …

9/4/2015 12:00 AM
Bottom of the ninth
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Detroit tore down Tiger Stadium six years ago, a decade after major league baseball was played there for the last time. Every effort to save the magnificent old ballpark, or part of it, had failed. …

9/1/2015 12:00 AM
New Hampshire: A test of the dynasties
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
BRETTON WOODS, N.H. — Stroll through the ancient halls of a landmark hotel here and history fairly screams at you. So does the burden of history that plays a quiet, subtle role in the presidential campaign that is unfolding here. …

8/31/2015 12:00 AM
An afternoon of reminiscing
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
SOLIHULL, England — Every time I visit England, at least every other year, I find the country charming and fascinating. Over the decades, however, I have noticed the changing demographics of this island nation. …

8/30/2015 12:00 AM
Successful program can cut bleeding in Toledo
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
RICHMOND, Calif. — “His body was there,” Sam Vaughn, an outreach worker for Operation Peacemaker in Richmond, Calif., said last week. “Right there.” …

8/30/2015 12:00 AM
An open-book exam for Toledo’s mayoral candidates
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Toledo’s mayoral election is about nine weeks away. So when will the campaign start? …

8/29/2015 12:00 AM
To those kicking an ailing Jimmy Carter
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The tweets were nasty. They came from Fox News and its fans. They took shots at an ailing former president, Jimmy Carter, after he announced that he has advanced cancer. …

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Immigrant-bashing worries asylum seekers
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Years ago, when being an immigrant was something people were proud of, children were made to learn these lines from Emma Lazarus’ poem “The New Colossus,” which is inscribed on a plaque on the Statue of Liberty: …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Why are American Jews meek over the Iran nuclear deal?
BY JOEL BEREN
Would anyone have thought in 1939 that Germany would kill 6 million Jews in the next few years? Yet by the end of World War II, the Nazi regime had extinguished most of European Jewry. The Axis powers lost the war, but the damage was done.  …

8/25/2015 12:00 AM
Sanders is a candidate on fire
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
EXETER, N.H. — There was a man with a “Stop puppy mills” T-shirt and another whose shirt read: “National Sarcasm Society.” There was a woman, dressed entirely in white, holding a banner reading: “Lead us to clean energy.” There was even a little old lady in tennis shoes. …




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