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Clinton has clear, perilous course
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The National Football League preseason is about over. The 2016 presidential preseason still has a few months left — for every candidate but Hillary Clinton. …

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Mich. GOP, Democrats set fall lineups
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Finally, the lineups are set. Michigan’s two major political parties held their conventions last weekend. …

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Boots on the ground
WASHINGTON POST
After years of downplaying the gathering threat from Islamist extremists in Syria and Iraq, the Obama Administration seems to be accepting the view that the self-styled Islamic State must be stopped. This appreciation is welcome, if it is shared by the President and accompanied by a seriousness of purpose. …

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Early to rise
Editorials
This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended an 8:30 a.m. or later start time for the nation’s middle schools and high schools. The group cited research that adolescents need 8½ to 9½ hours of sleep a night. …

Published 5 hours ago
A place to live
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For every rental home or apartment in Ohio that is available to — and affordable by — extremely poor households, three families need such housing. Increasing the supply of housing for the state’s lowest-income households needs to become a higher state and federal priority. …

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Farmers paid to do what’s right
Letters to the Editor
I find it deplorable that an emergency fund is being created to pay farmers to plant cover crops during the winter in an effort to slow the runoff of fertilizer into Ohio’s rivers and lakes (“U.S. offers $2M in grants to stem growth of algae,” Aug. 19). …

8/28/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Border security
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/28/2014 12:00 AM
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. …

8/28/2014 12:00 AM
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. …

8/28/2014 12:00 AM
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. …