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6/29/2015 12:00 AM
We are one race: the human race
Letters to the Editor
 

6/29/2015 12:00 AM
Putin's aggression
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The United States will enhance its military presence in the Baltic states to deter Russian aggression in the region, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter says. The Pentagon plans to send hundreds of American tanks, other weapons, and military personnel to aid a new North Atlantic Treaty Organization rapid-response force designed to be capable of responding to a Russian military …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
It’s past time to stow Confederate flag
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
I lived and worked for nearly seven years in Memphis, which is about as deep in the Deep South as you can get. After growing up on the East Coast and spending most of my career in the Midwest, I found running the opinion pages of the Memphis region’s dominant newspaper an illuminating experience — generally pleasant and rewarding, but …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
White America not off the hook
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Let’s be clear: The massacre nearly two weeks ago of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church was an act of domestic and racial terrorism. The alleged killer, a baby-faced blond by the name of Dylann Roof, belonged to a Protestant Christian church, but somehow morphed into a violent white supremacist wrapped in the Confederate flag. …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Pro-union law in Toledo would hike cost of public construction projects
BY GREG R. LAWSON
Toledo’s City Council is debating a controversial — and misguided — pro-union ordinance supported by Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson that would significantly impair the bidding process for city construction projects. Toledo taxpayers need to pay attention. …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Gay Marriage
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Tax the fracks
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As Gov. John Kasich prepares to sign the new state budget, he should not be quick to let off the hook those feckless lawmakers — mostly of his own party — who have rejected one of his most important budget proposals: a reasonable and necessary increase in state severance taxes on oil and natural-gas production. …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Stop abortion extremism
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As they did two years ago, Ohio lawmakers want to use the new state budget to trample on women’s constitutional right to safe, legal abortion. If their medically unsupported anti-abortion provisions become law, they almost certainly would shut down the only clinic that performs abortions in Toledo. Gov. John Kasich must use his line-item veto to reject these …

6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Pope deepens climate debate
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6/28/2015 12:00 AM
Pope’s right: We need change of heart
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