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7/31/2014 12:00 AM
Stronger sanctions, at last
After lengthy and difficult deliberations, the European Union agreed this week to a new and higher level of sanctions against Russia, including the closing of European capital markets to Russian state banks, an embargo on weapons sales, and the transfer of sophisticated oil-drilling technology. …

7/31/2014 12:00 AM
Martian marathon
When NASA’s Opportunity rover landed on Mars in 2004, it was supposed to be good for three months before the unforgiving environment was expected to take its toll. A decade later, Opportunity is still communicating with NASA’s mission control and moving across the planet’s dust and rock-covered terrain. …

7/31/2014 12:00 AM
Good, if late, settlement
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Better late than never, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has settled a seven-year-old lawsuit that accused the agency of overcharging more than 200,000 businesses for premiums to insure against employees’ workplace injuries. The agreement removes an irritant between the administration of Gov. John Kasich and Ohio’s largely supportive business community, although the practices cited in …

7/31/2014 12:00 AM
‘Hobby’ case hurts individuals
Letters to the Editor
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is not a victory for individual freedom (“Fix religious freedom law,” guest editorial, July 15). …