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10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Yellen’s warning
Editorials
When a Federal Reserve chairman talks, Wall Street listens — and sometimes quakes. Although Janet Yellen’s speech this month on economic inequality didn’t rattle the stock exchanges, it should have caught everyone else’s attention. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Stop the money
Editorials
The revelation that Nazi war criminals who came to the United States were able to collect Social Security benefits and keep getting them after they left this country is shocking and repulsive. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Gun crazy
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A Florida man who was convicted of murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store was sentenced this month to life in prison without parole. Under the laws of that state — indeed, any state — it was a just sentence. …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Police should investigate sex assaults
Letters to the Editor
In response to protests at colleges and universities — including the University of Toledo — about the institutions’ weak response to sexual assaults on their campuses: Isn’t this criminal behavior more appropriately dealt with by law enforcement and the courts (“Protesters want UT to combat sex assault; Title IX complaint spurs reform call,” Oct. 21)? …

10/29/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: You have to appreciate the irony
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: ISIS launching missiles
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Justice for assault victims
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Culpability in a sexual assault case should result in punishment consistent with the severity of the offense. But at the University of Toledo, a student who was found responsible for assault was subjected to just probation and counseling. In this instance, UT failed to deliver justice to the victim and students. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Pluto’s upgrade
Editorials
In 2006, the International Astronomical Union downgraded Pluto from full planetary status to that of dwarf. For those who despaired of what may have been a rush to judgment about Pluto’s status, there is reason to take heart. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Re-elect Latta
Editorials
The 5th Congressional District sprawls across 14 counties in northwest and west-central Ohio, including western Lucas County and Wood County. As in most of the state’s 16 U.S. House districts, the 5th District has been deliberately gerrymandered to minimize party competition in elections. In this largely Republican district, GOP incumbent BOB LATTA has earned re-election. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Candidate snub hurts voters
Letters to the Editor
I’m disappointed that The Blade did not endorse either major-party Ohio gubernatorial candidate (“None of the above,” editorial, Oct. 19). You instead chose to snub the sitting governor and unpolished challenger with a dismissive attitude. …