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11/28/2014 12:00 AM
Freedom to discriminate
In the past few years, the social and cultural landscape has changed dramatically around same-sex relationships. Parents such as U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) have acknowledged that the children they love are gay — and insist they deserve to be accepted for who they are and to have the same chance for personal happiness as everyone else.…

11/28/2014 12:00 AM
Calories count
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More than 20 years ago, the federal government decided that consumers are entitled to basic information about the nutrition in their food. Soon, Americans will have easy access to nutrition facts not just about store-bought food, but also about food served at restaurants and other outlets. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Don't forget to thank Daniel Webster today
In a nation with fewer and fewer shared experiences, one remains resilient, rich, and redolent of memory. Thanksgiving is our most beloved American holiday, and its story — about grace and gratitude, played out on a wilderness tableau of brotherhood — is a venerated part of our national narrative. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
New bishop is artfully impressive
If the reaction of people I have talked with who have spent time with Bishop Daniel Thomas and my personal observations are correct, northwest Ohio has a caring, sharp, gifted, and talented new natural leader (“Toledo Museum of Art unveils Italian Baroque masterpiece,” Nov. 14). …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Keystone case
The Keystone XL pipeline is one of the nation’s most vexing problems, because whatever happens is not likely to be good. The national interest has gotten mixed up with the U.S. Senate runoff election in Louisiana next week — a complication that postponed the day of reckoning. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Getting Russia right
The United States has defended the integrity of Ukraine as Russia has clamped down on its bordering eastern region, including Crimea and several self-proclaimed “people’s republics.” America has imposed economic and political sanctions on Russia and pressed its European partners to do likewise. …

11/27/2014 12:00 AM
Season’s reasons
Some Toledoans are old enough to recall a time when we celebrated Thanksgiving for reasons that did not include the start of the holiday shopping season. …