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7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Signs a constant reminder to teens
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST

7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Pipeline's condition fuels concern
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. — There may not be a more important natural resource than the Great Lakes. They hold 84 percent of all the fresh water in North America, and are crucial for fishing, boating, and transportation. …

7/22/2015 12:00 AM
Boehner speaks volumes about Dems
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Last week, Hillary Clinton delivered an important economic address, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin formally announced his candidacy for the White House, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont explained how he hopes to win the allegiance of blue-collar voters, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey made nice to Donald Trump even as he criticized his remarks on immigration. …

7/20/2015 12:00 AM
Why can’t students use proper English?
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
It has been said, with some justification, that our education system is failing our students in, among other things, verbal communication. Language helped homo sapiens forge ahead and left the Neanderthal to peter out. …

7/19/2015 12:00 AM
Is Toledo ready to stop shooting?
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp not only thinks outside the box -- he thinks outside the block. …

7/18/2015 12:00 AM
Summer of our discontent
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
As I write this, it’s raining. Again. Everything north of I-70 in Ohio is ridiculously soggy. After the bitter cold of winter, and the blink that was spring, northwest Ohioans expected more of May, June, and July. …

7/17/2015 12:00 AM
Law threatens Michigan exports
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Few people have noticed, but a long-simmering trade dispute between the United States and Canada could result in severe retaliatory sanctions being slapped on U.S. farm products. If that happens, it would mean that Michigan and Ohio would lose a significant amount of money and jobs. …

7/14/2015 12:00 AM
Pastor or president
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
President Obama’s eulogy for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a victim in last month’s killings at a church in Charleston, S.C., deserves to be part of the American canon. That would be true even if the President — his voice crackling in emotion and devotion — hadn’t broken into his own rendition of “Amazing Grace,” a rhetorical gesture with …

7/13/2015 12:00 AM
A storm away from our ‘Little House’ roots
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
We’re into the summer season and the occasional thunderstorm, which means we could lose our electricity at any time. Usually it’s not for very long, but the effect of an outage on our routines is profound. …

7/12/2015 12:00 AM
Sealed-off worlds separate rich and poor
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It’s the same old song with yet another verse: Toledo is among the nation’s worst communities for income and wealth inequality, and for residential segregation based on economics. And now for a depressing coda: These conditions aren’t getting better. …




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