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7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Spector of 1936 hovers over Cleveland
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Republicans have made a choice, and it’s the last easy one they will have for the next 23 months. They will hold their 2016 national political convention in Cleveland. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Kasich owes Ohioans an explanation
BY SCOTT PETERSON
Gov. John Kasich has signed a measure that freezes Ohio’s popular renewable-energy standards. Although the freeze attracted most of the attention, the new law also calls for a two-year study of the standards’ impact on the state. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Nugent at Rib-Off is wrong for Toledo
Letters to the Editor
The Toledo branch of the NAACP and the Toledo Community Coalition are distressed over The Blade’s sponsorship of the Ted Nugent concert next month at the Northwest Ohio Rib-Off at the Lucas County Fairgrounds. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Event’s not about Nugent, it’s about region
Letters to the Editor
CedarCreek Church is thrilled to be a part of the Northwest Ohio Rib-Off. This is CedarCreek’s fourth year as a sponsor of the Free Family Fun Day. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Gaza Strip violence
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Prison high
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Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic is inflating the state’s prison population. It will continue to make Ohio’s 28 prisons even more crowded unless the state expands community-based options to incarceration, and creates in-prison programs that focus on opioid and heroin addiction. Nearly 10,000 prisoners leave Ohio prisons each year with severe histories of addiction. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Gender-specific politics
Editorials
The term “war on women” causes some Ohioans to scoff at the notion that female rights are under attack in this state. Nomenclature aside, significant issues that affect women must not be ignored in this year’s election campaigns. …

7/20/2014 12:00 AM
Catholic group disappointed
Letters to the Editor
We are disappointed that The Blade hired Mr. Nugent as an entertainer for this year’s Rib-Off. We stand in solidarity with the NAACP, the Toledo Community Coalition, and the Greater Toledo & NW Ohio Compassionate Community in opposition to this action. …

7/19/2014 12:00 AM
Putin can stop this
NEW YORK TIMES
Growing casualties on the ground, a major escalation of American sanctions against Russia, a military plane shot down, and now the appalling destruction of a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people on board, hit by a surface-to-air missile. The Ukrainian conflict has gone on far too long, and it has become far too dangerous. …

7/19/2014 12:00 AM
The real IRS scandal
Editorials
Even as the Internal Revenue Service’s duties have grown in recent years, the agency has had to do more with less. In real dollars, the IRS budget has declined by 14 percent since 2010, while its staff has shrunk by 11 percent. …