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Published 22 hours ago

BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 23 hours ago
Drug fight inspiring, but needs aid
Letters to the Editor
Your Sept. 11 editorial “Communitywide responders” about the heroin and opoid epidemic in Ohio and locally was inspiring. Kudos to Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp and Prosecutor Julia Bates for taking the lead in addressing this problem. …

Published 23 hours ago
Sluggish fight against Ebola
Editorials
Efforts by the United States, other nations, and international organizations to curb the widening epidemic of Ebola in West Africa are falling short — too little help arriving too late. …

Published 23 hours ago
Test for cause
Editorials

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
Behavior, not breed
Editorials
Two years ago, Ohio became the last state to repeal its law classifying dogs designated as “pit bulls” as inherently vicious. Yet even after that law took effect, Fulton County mandated that the county dog pound would not make pit bulls available for public adoption. Animal advocates are properly calling for an end to that outmoded policy. …

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
No-snitch mentality must end
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
I am heartened that a black man had the courage to say that the widespread mentality of not snitching in the black community is destructive (“‘No-snitch’ mentality killing black community,” op-ed column, Sept. 10). Not snitching allows good people to be bullied by the thugs they rightly fear will retaliate. …

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
Risky bet on Syrian rebels
GUEST EDITORIAL NEW YORK TIMES
President Obama’s new strategy for routing ISIS, the extremist Sunni group that controls large areas of Iraq and Syria, rests substantially and precariously on having rebels in Syria fight ISIS, even as they battle the forces of the Syrian president, Bashar Assad. The plan is full of hope and fraught with obstacles. …

9/16/2014 12:00 AM
KIRK: Outhouse rat named ISIS
Editorial Cartoons

9/15/2014 12:00 AM
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and a friend
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan, the great squash legend and a personal friend. He passed away in Aurora, Colo., on Aug. 18, at the age of 100. …

9/15/2014 12:00 AM
Scripted futility
Editorials
This is what Republicans and Democrats do in Congress when they come back from summer vacation in the run-up to midterm elections: They indulge in political theater. …