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8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Coping with homefront battle scars
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Sometimes all we know of war half a world away is what the commanders choose to tell us. We hear of casualties and body counts. Television news videos show us exploding bombs and billowing clouds of smoke in the distance. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
On marriage, judges trump will of voters
Letters to the Editor
Your Aug. 9 editorial “Marriage equality” refers to people who support the legalization of gay marriage as being on the right side of the fight. In 2004, Ohioans picked their right side, voting to limit the definition of marriage to a union between one man and one woman. Now a handful of liberal judges has trampled on those votes in …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Warhol on film
Editorials
Andy Warhol knew how to stretch his 15 minutes of fame for all it was worth. When the artist died in 1987, he left behind nearly 1,000 rolls of original 16-millimeter film footage shot between 1963 and 1972 — his most productive decade. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
A growing epidemic
Editorials
Despite record drug seizures and a growing awareness of addiction, Ohio’s heroin epidemic continues to worsen. The state’s biggest public health problem requires far more resources for treatment, education, and prevention. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Pay attention to what Collins said
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
D. Michael Collins’ comparison of this month’s water emergency in Toledo to the 9/​11 tragedy has brought the online trolls and talk-radio gasbags to full sneer. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Newspapers do not run perfectly
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
News flash: The people who run The Blade are human. Not just the reporters and editors, but those who print the papers, load them in the truck, deliver it to your doorstep. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Water ban rumors
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
More light on spending
Editorials
An online database that would allow Ohio residents to track state spending with the click of a mouse would be an effective and efficient way to promote government transparency. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Stick with Common Core
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Ohio lawmakers can’t honestly say they haven’t heard the facts about the current status of Common Core, which is about to take effect in the state’s public schools. Now that they have, legislators should affirm the national — not federal — standards for improving our students’ performance in math and English, or at least leave the standards alone. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Conference would clean Toledo’s image
Letters to the Editor
We commend you for your Aug. 6 editorial “Progress, not evasion.” Seeking answers on a complex and historic matter is not easy. …