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7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Americans, like usual, persevering
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Militants formally have declared a new Islamic state consisting of parts of Syria and Iraq. Russia, loaded with nuclear weapons and resentment, is looking menacingly at Ukraine. …

7/5/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio senator makes another bad move
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
He’s at it again. Keep your eye on state Sen. Bill Seitz. He’s a sly one. The Cincinnati Republican is chipping away at hard-won progressive policies in Ohio. …

7/4/2014 12:00 AM
Wayne County's future in doubt
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Few people outside the Detroit area normally know or care who the Wayne County executive — a sort of county mayor — is. But this year, that choice may be important to the wallets of everyone in Michigan. …

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
World Cup is an oasis in a desert
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
I’ve figured out why soccer, a game that excites the rest of the world but elicits yawns most of the time in America, gets our attention for a few weeks every four years during the World Cup: …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
TPS aims to convert pride to tax dollars
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
If sheer exuberance could persuade voters to pass the tax increase that Toledo Public Schools is seeking, Superintendent Romules Durant could start banking the proceeds now. His enthusiasm for his job, and for the vision he expresses of the school system’s prospects, is infectious. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
The giant, gentle life of Howard Baker
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Howard Baker, Jr., who died last week at 88, will be remembered in tributes for many things: The way he broke the century-long Democratic hold on Tennessee. His uncommonly decent reign as Senate majority leader. His wise, calm stewardship of the last years of Ronald Reagan’s presidency as White House chief of staff. …