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7/3/2015 12:00 AM
War-crimes charges

In a scathing new report, the United Nations accuses Israel and the Islamic terror group Hamas of war crimes during their clash last summer in the Gaza Strip. Each party bears responsibility for its actions and should spare no effort in addressing the U.N.’s concerns. …

7/3/2015 12:00 AM
Gun control needs to be debated
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7/3/2015 12:00 AM
Big payday
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The University of Toledo’s new president, Sharon Gaber, is paid more to run UT than the President of the United States earns to run the country. On top of her $450,000 annual salary, she gets a million-dollar house in Ottawa Hills, a new Jeep, and $80,000 in annual retirement compensation — mostly on Ohio students’ and taxpayers’ …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
The Confederates were Americans too
BY IAN BINNINGTON
Last week saw the emergence of something no historian of the Civil War would have predicted two weeks ago: a national consensus that the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia no longer should be displayed on public property in the South. The reasons for this have been rehearsed at length, and popular opinion seems to be informed by …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Putin's Payday Loanz
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
KeyBank thanked for neighborliness

I applaud your June 28 story about KeyBank’s stewardship of its remarkable and historic downtown branch, “KeyBank showcases rich past; 1916 downtown branch building prepares to close its opulent doors.” …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
Voting needs to be made easier, not harder

In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the centerpiece of the Voting Rights Act. Last week, congressional Democrats introduced the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015, which would restore the important voting-rights protections the Supreme Court struck down. …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
Executing vigilance

In a ruling this week that could help determine how Ohio executes prisoners, U.S. Supreme Court justices, on a 5-4 vote, upheld the use of a controversial and risky lethal-injection drug. …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
Churches aflame

Since the murders last month of nine African-American members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., seven predominantly black churches in Southern states have been damaged by fire or burned to the ground. …

7/2/2015 12:00 AM
Assassin’s return

The president of Serbia, Tomislav Nikolic, attended a ceremony in Belgrade this week to unveil a monument to Gavrilo Princip, whose killings of Austria-Hungary’s crown prince Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, in 1914 helped lead to World War I. …




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