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Dear Cavs: Don’t break our hearts again
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
A jilted lover is wary of falling in love again. So too are loyal followers of professional sports teams who are strung along with promises of glory, only to have their hearts broken. …

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Great senior prank; start mini-farm?
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Union busting

Gov. John Kasich this month quietly stripped 10,000 Ohio in-home health-care workers of their right to belong to unions. That move marks the latest offensive in the governor’s troubling campaign against labor rights. …

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Campaigns for sale
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The 2016 presidential campaigns of the major political parties might seem a study in contrasts: Republicans offer more wannabes than can fit comfortably on a debate stage, while the Democratic race needs more competition. But the campaigns have something depressing in common: Candidates of both parties rely far too much on largely unregulated and unlimited funding by mega-donors, via …

5/29/2015 12:00 AM
Modernize rape law

The criminalization of marital rape — sexual assault committed by a victim’s spouse — is one of the greatest victories of the women’s movement in the past half-century. About half the states treat all rape cases the same, whether the assault is committed by a spouse, a stranger, or someone else. …

5/29/2015 12:00 AM
Flag on the play

Pre and post-game prayers are a long-standing tradition among high school and college athletes. You may not see a team at prayer, only because it usually occurs in the privacy of a locker room. …

5/29/2015 12:00 AM
Iraq column was wrong for Memorial Day
Letters to the Editor
I was against the Iraq war from the beginning, but it was inappropriate for The Blade to publish Paul Krugman's May 25 op-ed column, “The Iraq war was more than a mistake — it was a crime,” on Memorial Day. …

5/29/2015 12:00 AM
Gay Navy vet battles stereotype
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DEARBORN, Mich. — Brian Stone is cheerfully and proudly gay. He’s also a Navy veteran and a Buddhist. …

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Jeb and George
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

5/28/2015 12:00 AM
Not so green

Since the early 1990s, communities across the country have instituted recycling programs in government-owned or leased buildings. Yet Lucas County has proven woefully slow in providing recycling bins for its employees’ use. …




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