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Operation Peacemaker
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.” …

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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. …

8/24/2015 12:00 AM
Checking off bucket list without kicking the bucket
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
If I correctly understand the concept of a bucket list, the idea is to compose a list of things you’d like to do or see before you die. I don’t think the point is to die doing them. Still, I press on. …

8/23/2015 12:00 AM
TPS embraces community
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
As Toledo Public Schools begins a new year of classes this week, the district’s leaders seem more optimistic about the prospects for city schools than at any other time this decade. That’s encouraging — although as always, the time to measure progress is at the end of the school year, not its start. …

8/22/2015 12:00 AM
Kasich’s education agenda, unmasked
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
It was probably an accident. Ohio Gov. John Kasich let his public education mask slip. He ranted when he should have relaxed. …

8/21/2015 12:00 AM
Kildee in prime position for run
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
FLINT, Mich. — Dan Kildee looks more like a powerful big-city mayor — or governor — than a second-term member of Congress. Tall, burly, and balding, with piercing blue eyes, he clearly loves not just politics, but also the art of governing. …




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