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6/14/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan’s peril
Editorials
This week, Taliban forces brazenly attacked the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city and business capital, leaving 36 people dead. Gunmen penetrated security checkpoints and shut down the airport for 14 hours. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: King of the Anthill
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit's future rests on pensioners
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 “We burned our boat. We have to go over the next hill. There’s no way home other than together, forward.” …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Taking on teacher tenure
Editorials
When states are sued for providing inferior education to poor and minority children, the issue is usually money — disproportionately more money for white students, less for others. A California judge has brought another deep-rooted inequity to light: poor teaching. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Weird and weirder
Editorials
The pro-gun activists in Texas who brandish semiautomatic weapons in fast-food restaurants seem outside what the Founding Fathers intended when they wrote the Second Amendment. The National Rifle Association appeared to agree, at first: An article on its Web site criticized the “downright weird” antics of zealots who had “crossed the line from enthusiasm to downright foolishness.” …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Bergdahl case no-win for Obama
Letters to the Editor
In the case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, President Obama was damned if he did and damned if he didn’t (“Why the rush to rancor over Bergdahl?,” op-ed column, June 10). …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Right to vote
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Ohioans will be able to vote in person on the three days before Election Day this November. This week, a federal court in Ohio properly rejected restrictions that the Republican-controlled General Assembly tried to impose on early voting. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Duck and Cover
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
City needs plan to limit shifting cash
Letters to the Editor
Your May 19 editorial “Road rage” was on target. City of Toledo officials need to develop a plan to reduce the large annual transfer from the capital improvement fund to the general fund. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
World at their feet
Editorials
The World Cup soccer tournament begins today in Brazil. The host country, perhaps the most devoted in the world to the sport, is in turmoil. …