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Published 19 minutes ago
Kirk: Take a number
Editorial Cartoons

Published 19 minutes ago
Cops must be held accountable
Letters to the Editor
War on police? Please don’t make me sick (“War on police makes us all less safe,” op-ed column, Sept. 7). Shining a light on the dark underbelly of police practices in some communities is hardly a war. …

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We’re in a war, but we’re not at war
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
CHICAGO — The trains still screech on the elevated tracks of the Loop. The crowds still gather along the packed streets outside the iconic popcorn and nut outlets. Chicago never felt so normal as it did last week. …

Published 19 minutes ago
An app for that
Editorials
Toledo residents are encouraged to download a smart-phone application called SeeClickFix to report blight and other problems they see. By enlisting the help of potentially thousands of residents, the city is smartly using technology and the community to help identify and eradicate Toledo’s eyesores. …

Published 19 minutes ago
Beyond ‘death panels’
Editorials
It would be wise for all Americans to plan for dying while they are still living. But because this is a subject few people want to think about, the system of caring for dying Americans is itself chronically sick — costly and inefficient. …

Published 19 minutes ago
Scotland’s pro-unity vote
NEW YORK TIMES
In the end, Scottish voters stepped back from breaking with the rest of Great Britain. The decision to maintain the 307-year-old union was the right one. …

Updated 10 hours ago
U.S.: Love it or hate it
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
America enjoys a special position in the world. Loved and admired by many; hated and detested by others. …

9/22/2014 12:00 AM
Fraternal brotherhood
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
With age, it is said, comes wisdom. Not always, of course — a lot of old people are sent to prison. But I think the point has merit, something that was underscored for me when I was asked recently to help put together a college fraternity reunion. …

9/22/2014 12:00 AM
Smokestack was symbol of city’s past
Letters to the Editor
Toledo officials have destroyed a lovely reminder of the city’s industrial past (“City wants to take smokestack down; Demo error ruined potential preservation,” Sept. 12). At East Toledo’s old Acme power plant site, we had a beautiful smokestack, a symbol of power and strength standing tall for all to see. …

9/22/2014 12:00 AM
The Snyder scandals
Opinion
A FEW months ago, it seemed likely that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would breeze to a second term in November. …