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7/7/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan paying for fallout
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The Pakistani army’s aerial attacks against Taliban hideouts in tribal areas are showing results. There are confusion and disarray in their ranks. Some important players in the Taliban movement have been killed. …

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
City pride would curb blight crisis
Letters to the Editor
Thanks to The Blade for giving Toledo’s blight the attention that is needed and long overdue (“A call to fight blight,” editorial, June 27). City residents deserve a solution. …

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
The drones are coming
Editorials
On the night of June 26, Pittsburgh Pirates fans saw something flying above the field: not a baseball, but a drone. …

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
General retreat
Editorials
The public pummeling of General Motors Co. continues: Last week, the Detroit automaker recalled more vehicles and announced compensation packages for people who were injured or died as a result of faulty GM ignition switches. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Deputies join the fight against opioids
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
State and local police continue to make record drug seizures, but fatal overdoses continue to soar. Reducing the demand for drugs is the only real way out, and that requires a new way of doing business, even for law enforcement. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio leads U.S. fighting opioid abuse
BY DON TEATER
Few other states’ elected officials are doing as much as Ohio’s to stem abuse of, and overdoses from, opioid prescription painkillers. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Americans, like usual, persevering
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Militants formally have declared a new Islamic state consisting of parts of Syria and Iraq. Russia, loaded with nuclear weapons and resentment, is looking menacingly at Ukraine. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Obamacare
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Toxic chemical reform will aid Ohio
Letters to the Editor
As head of a specialty chemical company that employs about 1,200 Ohioans, I agree that the decades-old law that regulates the chemical industry — the Toxic Substances Control Act — needs reform (“Toxic shock,” editorial, June 12). …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Theory of how Titanic sank discounted
Letters to the Editor
Arguments such as those made in the June 2 op-ed column by retired Blade editor Thomas Walton, “Port Clinton seaman floats theory of what really sank Titanic,” popularize unsupported, revisionist theories that add to the growing number of myths that surround the sinking of the Titanic. …