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6/6/2015 12:00 AM
Why women need to look to Hillary Clinton
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Unlike the ever-growing Republican field of 2016 presidential long shots, the Democratic horse race is slim pickings. The part of me with two X chromosomes ought to like it that way. …

6/5/2015 12:00 AM
Detroit could learn from Bratislava
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Thirty years ago, the last time I traveled through Eastern Europe, nobody in his right mind would have favorably compared this city with Detroit. …

6/4/2015 12:00 AM
Modern technology will help foil credit card fraud
BY STEVE POCIASK
American consumers generally associate crippling data breaches with name brands, such as Home Depot and Target. Yet the issue most commonly hurts small businesses and its customers. A recent report by the information technology company Trustwave found that 90 percent of data breaches affect small merchants, costing these businesses $36,000 on average. …

6/2/2015 12:00 AM
Low poll numbers not necessarily bad
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
How do you solve a problem like George Pataki, or like Rick Santorum, or like Lindsey Graham? Or — more challenging still — how do you solve the problem that George Pataki, Rick Santorum, and Lindsey Graham have? …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
The mysteries of English
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Translator and guide Dalibor Kesic had been escorting American Ben Marsh around Bosnia-Herzegovina for weeks, and had become frustrated by his visitor’s use of unfamiliar and often baffling expressions. Finally — allow me to borrow here from that great American philosopher and conveyor of the enigmatic, Yogi Berra — Mr. Kesic came to a fork in the road. He …

6/4/2015 12:00 PM
Gay marriage just the fuse in Ireland
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
The Plain People of Ireland took a remarkable step as they jigged into the polling booths the other day. They decided gay marriage is just dandy. Moreover, they became the first nation to do so by referendum. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Continue Ohio's medicaid expansion
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich heard the question again last week, during a visit to Georgia for the presidential campaign he has yet to announce. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
State must restore city’s Youth Deterrent Program
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich’s administration has undercut its mission to help at-risk youth by ending Toledo’s most effective intervention program. Unless the ruling, based on a misreading of federal law, is reversed, troubled young men like 16-year-old Devonte Joyce of Toledo will lose a life-changing resource. …

5/30/2015 12:00 AM
Dear Cavs: Don’t break our hearts again
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
A jilted lover is wary of falling in love again. So too are loyal followers of professional sports teams who are strung along with promises of glory, only to have their hearts broken. …




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