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Published 5 hours ago
Family values boost same-sex marriage acceptance
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The movement of same-sex marriage from a fringe notion to accepted law was one of the swiftest progressions in American social history. The female vote, racial integration, the rights of the disabled — all took decades to win. In contrast, same-sex marriage won acceptance in a relative flash. …

Updated 22 hours ago
Increase vocabulary with a word each day
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
“Increase your vocabulary with a word each day. Each word you know makes a wise guy so ... here’s the word for today: ameliorate.” …

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Another Toledo water crisis?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Readers raise objections over Trump coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Donald Trump has been creating controversy for many years, but never so much as since he started his current run for president. …

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. …




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