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Published 1 hour ago
Costs of climate change: severe weather, broken supply chains
BY BEN JOHNSON REDHORSE PERFORMANCE
Some manufacturers complain about environmentalists, saying they get in the way of doing business. But if we don’t do more to protect our environment, severe weather could put a lot of manufacturing plants out of business altogether. …

Published 12 hours ago
Ukraine tilts
Editorials
Ukraine’s national election this week attracted a modest 51 percent voter turnout. Still, it was a victory for the country’s pro-Western political parties. …

Published 12 hours ago
Brazil stays steady
Editorials
Voters in Brazil, the world’s fifth largest country, re-elected President Dilma Rousseff to a second four-year term this week. The left-leaning incumbent narrowly defeated a center-right challenger. …

Published 12 hours ago
Respond — don’t overreact
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The best way to prevent an Ebola outbreak in the United States is to contain the deadly disease at its source — in the West African nations where the virus now rages out of control. Doing so will require a steady supply of heroic doctors and nurses, perhaps tens of thousands of them, who are willing to take the risk …

Published 12 hours ago
School needs to stay within its budget
Letters to the Editor
There is no good time to say no to levies, but now is the time to consider it because of today’s economy, which looks like it could get worse. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Yellen’s warning
Editorials
When a Federal Reserve chairman talks, Wall Street listens — and sometimes quakes. Although Janet Yellen’s speech this month on economic inequality didn’t rattle the stock exchanges, it should have caught everyone else’s attention. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Stop the money
Editorials
The revelation that Nazi war criminals who came to the United States were able to collect Social Security benefits and keep getting them after they left this country is shocking and repulsive. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Gun crazy
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A Florida man who was convicted of murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store was sentenced this month to life in prison without parole. Under the laws of that state — indeed, any state — it was a just sentence. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Police should investigate sex assaults
Letters to the Editor
In response to protests at colleges and universities — including the University of Toledo — about the institutions’ weak response to sexual assaults on their campuses: Isn’t this criminal behavior more appropriately dealt with by law enforcement and the courts (“Protesters want UT to combat sex assault; Title IX complaint spurs reform call,” Oct. 21)? …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: You have to appreciate the irony
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST