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Let’s take the time to get Common Core right in Ohio
BY MELISSA CROPPER AND CHERYL WILLIAMS
MANY lawmakers and political activists appear determined to perpetuate an endless debate over Ohio’s New Learning Standards, our version of the Common Core state standards. But teachers and school leaders across the state have been working hard to carry out the higher standards for student learning that we committed to years ago. …

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Not a drug dealer
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
The Rev. Slim Lake isn’t wearing his trademark leather shoes these days: one white, the other black — a sartorial sign of racial unity. Instead, he’s sporting a pair of plastic orange flip-flops, courtesy of the Lucas County jail. …

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Kirk: U.S. relations with Cuba
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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U.S. should put pressure on Palestinians
Letters to the Editor
Your Dec. 1 editorial “Mideast cycle of violence” lists obstacles to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. You said the horrific and indiscriminate murders of Israeli civilians clearly presents a problem. However, your editorial said: “More alarming were the responses of Israeli leaders, who increasingly pursue policies inconsistent with the values of a liberal democracy.” …

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Promenade Park’s river view is for public
Letters to the Editor
It is good that ProMedica is locating in downtown Toledo and is renovating the steam plant for corporate space. Yet taking picturesque space in Promenade Park to build a multistory parking garage for its convenience is unacceptable (“Parking in the park,” editorial, Dec. 16). …

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Riviera Maia owners needed to treat tenants better
Letters to the Editor
The Riviera Maia apartment complex served residents for many decades, but has been shuttered because of unlivable conditions and complaints by tenants about faulty electrical wiring, black mold, and potholes in parking areas (“Former tenants sue Riviera Maia owners; Security deposits, illnesses among complaints,” Dec. 12). …

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Save the rhinos
Opinion
With the death of Angalifu, a 44-year-old northern white rhinoceros that lived at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, the species is now five rhinos removed from extinction. One of them is Nola, an elderly female white rhino who lives at the zoo. …

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China syndrome
Opinion
China holds a good chunk of America’s national debt, but American workers still deserve a trade policy that doesn’t kill their jobs. …

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Big deal
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State lawmakers of both parties call the changes they propose in the way Ohio draws its districts for the General Assembly a historic breakthrough for fairer political representation. Our advice to voters who might consider this plan a valuable holiday present: Don’t throw out the receipt. …

12/20/2014 12:00 AM
Nice to see Kaptur, Latta agree
Letters to the Editor
I wondered why your Dec. 12 article “Spending bill receives nod from House” deserved front-page placement. House members were just doing their job, even though they waited until the last minute to do it. …