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11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Can’t we have our cake and eat it too?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
When I was a beardless youth in England during the 1940s and ’50s, advertisements in shop windows read, “Rooms to let. No Irish, Coloreds, or dogs” were commonplace. Disgraceful, of course, and utterly illegal now. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Fruit of Claudius’ labor soured Augustus
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The story is told of an agronomical miracle in ancient Rome, and after much research, we are able to share it with you today. Many of the details had been lost to the ages, but with due diligence and author’s license, we have managed to put a little meat back on the bones. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Common ground
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On many issues that face this nation, including the federal budget, immigration, and gun control, a petty and bickering Congress has failed to negotiate ways to move the country forward. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
1-party rule of county, city OK?
Letters to the Editor
Blade Editor David Kushma’s Nov. 9 op-ed column, “For Ohio’s sake, Democrats must get their act together,” laments the fact that Ohio’s statewide political offices are dominated by Republicans. …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Invest in renewables
Opinion
As predictions about the effects of human-made climate change grow ever more alarming, lawmakers ought to be expanding programs that support still-nascent clean-energy industries. One such program is the production tax credit (PTC), which has benefited wind-power producers and other renewable electricity industries since 1992. …