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6/15/2014 12:00 AM
On the Town: 6/15
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Warm weather, but not too hot, was the setting for sailing adventures and backyard soirees. …

6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Educating the world
Editorials
The plight of nearly 300 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has focused worldwide attention on the obstacles to education faced by tens of millions of girls, especially in poor, conflict-ridden countries. …

6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Use Clarion for training firefighters
Letters to the Editor
Toledo officials have chutzpah to think that taxpayers should pay one dime to raze the former Clarion Hotel (“Taxpayers could foot entire bill; $842,000 proposed to level empty Clarion,” June 7). TransCapital Bank of Florida, which owns the Clarion property, should have to pay the full cost of demolishing the building. …

6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Traffic cameras are still needed
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Buddy was 11 when it happened. My cousin was a fun-loving kid, a Boy Scout with an impish streak, the baby of the family. …

6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Snark hunt
Editorials
Protecting the President of the United States is a never ending, all-consuming mission. Each day, the Secret Service must weigh the merits of threats aimed directly and indirectly at President Obama and his family. …

6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan’s peril
Editorials
This week, Taliban forces brazenly attacked the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city and business capital, leaving 36 people dead. Gunmen penetrated security checkpoints and shut down the airport for 14 hours. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: King of the Anthill
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit's future rests on pensioners
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 “We burned our boat. We have to go over the next hill. There’s no way home other than together, forward.” …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Taking on teacher tenure
Editorials
When states are sued for providing inferior education to poor and minority children, the issue is usually money — disproportionately more money for white students, less for others. A California judge has brought another deep-rooted inequity to light: poor teaching. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Weird and weirder
Editorials
The pro-gun activists in Texas who brandish semiautomatic weapons in fast-food restaurants seem outside what the Founding Fathers intended when they wrote the Second Amendment. The National Rifle Association appeared to agree, at first: An article on its Web site criticized the “downright weird” antics of zealots who had “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.” …