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6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Bergdahl case no-win for Obama
Letters to the Editor
In the case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, President Obama was damned if he did and damned if he didn’t (“Why the rush to rancor over Bergdahl?,” op-ed column, June 10). …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Right to vote
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Ohioans will be able to vote in person on the three days before Election Day this November. This week, a federal court in Ohio properly rejected restrictions that the Republican-controlled General Assembly tried to impose on early voting. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Duck and Cover
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6/12/2014 12:00 AM
City needs plan to limit shifting cash
Letters to the Editor
Your May 19 editorial “Road rage” was on target. City of Toledo officials need to develop a plan to reduce the large annual transfer from the capital improvement fund to the general fund. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
World at their feet
Editorials
The World Cup soccer tournament begins today in Brazil. The host country, perhaps the most devoted in the world to the sport, is in turmoil. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mr. Cantor’s loss
Editorials
This week’s stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a Tea Party challenger in a Virginia Republican primary is reshuffling the deck for this year’s midterm elections. It also is shaking up Congress, because the No. 2 House Republican now says he will quit his leadership post next month. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Toxic shock
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Do you take for granted that the chemicals used to make the food containers, furniture, toys, electronics, mattresses, and other products in your home are adequately tested and regulated for safety? Don’t — because they aren’t. …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
V.A. did right by this vet
Letters to the Editor
Because stories of Department of Veterans Affairs health-care failures seem to be grabbing headlines, I feel obligated to share my own V.A. experience (“Local veterans voice their frustration over having to deal with V.A. delays,” June 9). …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Wrong lesson
Editorials
College sports, with their huge TV contracts, grand stadia, and high-salaried coaches, are a money-soaked business. But the National Collegiate Athletic Association still insists on its tired trope of the “student-athlete.” …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Tackling student debt
Editorials
When interest rates go down, many people with outstanding loans — house, car, home-equity — look at refinancing. Unless your debt is a student loan, in which case federal law places you in a different category from other borrowers and sticks you with the original loan rate. …