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6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Problem with Iraq all on Bush
Letters to the Editor
Op-ed columnist Charles Krauthammer’s take on Iraq is predictable: In his narrow mind, it’s all President Obama’s fault (“Obama paying the price for dithering on Iraq,” June 22). George W. Bush bears sole responsibility for this disaster. …

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Primitive justice
Editorials
In 2012, a young woman was sentenced to death in Sudan for marrying a Christian. Meriam Ibrahim was charged with the capital offense of renouncing Islam, the religion of the father who abandoned her when she was 6 years old. …

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Road to ruin
Editorials
Straight talk in Washington is as rare as smooth pavement. But Congress got a dose on transportation funding this month from Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.). …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
TPS aims to convert pride to tax dollars
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
If sheer exuberance could persuade voters to pass the tax increase that Toledo Public Schools is seeking, Superintendent Romules Durant could start banking the proceeds now. His enthusiasm for his job, and for the vision he expresses of the school system’s prospects, is infectious. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
The giant, gentle life of Howard Baker
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Howard Baker, Jr., who died last week at 88, will be remembered in tributes for many things: The way he broke the century-long Democratic hold on Tennessee. His uncommonly decent reign as Senate majority leader. His wise, calm stewardship of the last years of Ronald Reagan’s presidency as White House chief of staff. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo's library still relevant today
BY CLYDE SCOLES
Some people have not read a book in years, yet they revere the principles on which public libraries are built. This kind of support has enabled the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library to stay strong during difficult times. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Risky budget
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State budget changes are squeezing local mental health and drug addiction boards, as Ohio grapples with a crisis in opioid and heroin addiction. Even with Ohio’s prudent Medicaid expansion, changes included in new budget legislation will cost local boards, and the community agencies they fund, millions of dollars. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Time for officials to work together
Letters to the Editor
As a lifelong East Toledo resident, I have seen my community neglected for several years (“Mayor tells East Toledo he’ll clean up city, or not run again,” June 26). There are vacant lots overgrown with weeds, abandoned industrial sites, and abandoned vehicles. Toledoans cannot tolerate these conditions any more. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Papal hit
Editorials
The crime syndicates known as the Mafia may believe they’re above civil law. But they got a rude awakening this month from a key spiritual leader. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Solar company was good deal
Letters to the Editor
In response to your June 22 article “Deals Gone Bad: Area towns, state lose bet on tech jobs; Millions in public money loaned, but little is repaid”: …