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6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mr. Cantor’s loss
Editorials
This week’s stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a Tea Party challenger in a Virginia Republican primary is reshuffling the deck for this year’s midterm elections. It also is shaking up Congress, because the No. 2 House Republican now says he will quit his leadership post next month. …

6/12/2014 12:00 AM
Toxic shock
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Do you take for granted that the chemicals used to make the food containers, furniture, toys, electronics, mattresses, and other products in your home are adequately tested and regulated for safety? Don’t — because they aren’t. …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
V.A. did right by this vet
Letters to the Editor
Because stories of Department of Veterans Affairs health-care failures seem to be grabbing headlines, I feel obligated to share my own V.A. experience (“Local veterans voice their frustration over having to deal with V.A. delays,” June 9). …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Wrong lesson
Editorials
College sports, with their huge TV contracts, grand stadia, and high-salaried coaches, are a money-soaked business. But the National Collegiate Athletic Association still insists on its tired trope of the “student-athlete.” …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Tackling student debt
Editorials
When interest rates go down, many people with outstanding loans — house, car, home-equity — look at refinancing. Unless your debt is a student loan, in which case federal law places you in a different category from other borrowers and sticks you with the original loan rate. …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Veterans matter
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Toledo homeless advocate Ken Leslie is a big-picture guy with an even bigger heart. He understands that meeting the needs of homeless people takes teamwork among social service agencies, nonprofits, and private businesses. …

6/11/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Attorney Investigation
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/10/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio’s humane model
Editorials
States are sending fewer children to juvenile correctional facilities, partly in response to research showing that locking up young people increases the risk that they eventually will drop out of school and become permanently entangled with the justice system. …

6/10/2014 12:23 AM
Kirk: GM hierarchy
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/10/2014 12:00 AM
Many do oppose trade for soldier
Letters to the Editor
You asked in your June 4 editorial “Freeing Sgt. Bergdahl” who could oppose the release of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl after five years of Taliban captivity. The answer: a great number of people. …