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Two months in, Republicans struggling

It was so predictable: Lucy assured Charlie Brown that she wouldn’t pull the football away when he went to kick it. …

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Goldwater’s image unveiled in Congress
WASHINGTON — One of the most important symbolic moments of the new Congress occurred this winter, and you almost certainly don’t know a thing about it. …

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Cutting college costs

Gov. John Kasich’s proposed state budget includes a mixed bag of higher-education items. The governor’s focus on more-efficient spending by public universities and colleges is promising, but must not become an excuse to strip these institutions of the state aid they need. …

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Korean tension

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan this week, on the day that U.S.-South Korean military exercises began. …

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Vaccination vacuum

A new survey ranks Lucas County last among Ohio counties in its rate of immunization of new public-school students. Mass vaccination prevents communicable, sometimes deadly, diseases. Without improvement in its dismal record, Lucas County faces a public-health crisis. …

Updated 14 hours ago
Cops and community

Relations between police agencies and the communities they serve have taken a beating nationwide in recent months. The high-profile deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; Eric Garner in New York, Tamir Rice in Cleveland, and John Crawford III in Beavercreek, Ohio, aggravated tensions that have plagued urban communities for decades. …

Updated 23 hours ago
Kirk: You go, girl!

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. GOP lacks high-character leaders
DETROIT — Nobody would deny that the Michigan Democratic Party has had its share of crooks, criminals, and embarrassing characters — even without mentioning former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. …

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Mrs. Clinton’s emails

Hillary Clinton was wrong, during her four years as secretary of State, to use a personal email account instead of the official State Department system to do government business. …

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Civil discord

Recent federal investigations have exposed systemic patterns of improper and discriminatory policing in Cleveland and Ferguson, Mo. Such findings are almost surely not confined to these communities, and likely suggest bias in law enforcement nationwide. …

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