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Kirk: Border security
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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What’s next for Gaza?
LOS ANGELES TIMES
The “long-term” cease-fire between Israel and Hamas announced this week — assuming that it holds — is welcome first and foremost because it promises an end to a conflict that disproportionately has cost the lives of innocent civilians. …

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Elephant slaughter
Editorials
A new study warns that the slaughter of African elephants, permitted by African governments and fueled by the market for ivory in Asia, could lead to the extermination of the animal in the wild within a few years. …

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The people’s bishop
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo’s bishop, Daniel Thomas, has set a hopeful tone, as someone who is intent on reaching out to his flock in an open and inviting manner. …

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Obama is clueless about job
Letters to the Editor
At what point will The Blade admit that President Obama’s national security philosophy has failed (“U.S. advised to get ready for militants; ISIS must be defeated in Syria, officials say,” Aug. 22)? …

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Water woes fault of GOP mind-set
Letters to the Editor
Farm phosphates, global warming, and an antiquated water system combined to create the perfect storm for Toledo’s water crisis. Local officials can’t control farming practices in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, or the weather. But they are expected to maintain safe water-treatment plants. …

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Deported from nowhere
Opinion
When the influx of young Central American migrants to the border erupted as a crisis this summer, President Obama correctly called it a humanitarian emergency. He promised that the administration’s response would combine compassion with respect for the law. …

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Weighting game
Opinion
Just in time for millions of young people returning to college, a new study warns of the health risks of that fast, cheap campus food: ramen noodles. …

8/27/2014 12:00 AM
Managing painkillers
Opinion
In a major policy shift that affects tens of millions of patients, the federal government is tightening rules for prescribing the nation’s most common painkillers. In moving highly addictive hydrocodone-combination products such as Vicodin from a Schedule III class to Schedule II, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration aims to lessen abuse, lower addiction rates, and alleviate the …

8/27/2014 2:06 AM
Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Potato Salad Crisis
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST