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Published 11 hours ago
Don't forget to thank Daniel Webster today
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
In a nation with fewer and fewer shared experiences, one remains resilient, rich, and redolent of memory. Thanksgiving is our most beloved American holiday, and its story — about grace and gratitude, played out on a wilderness tableau of brotherhood — is a venerated part of our national narrative. …

Published 11 hours ago
New bishop is artfully impressive
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
If the reaction of people I have talked with who have spent time with Bishop Daniel Thomas and my personal observations are correct, northwest Ohio has a caring, sharp, gifted, and talented new natural leader (“Toledo Museum of Art unveils Italian Baroque masterpiece,” Nov. 14). …

Published 11 hours ago
Keystone case
Editorials
The Keystone XL pipeline is one of the nation’s most vexing problems, because whatever happens is not likely to be good. The national interest has gotten mixed up with the U.S. Senate runoff election in Louisiana next week — a complication that postponed the day of reckoning. …

Published 11 hours ago
Getting Russia right
Editorials
The United States has defended the integrity of Ukraine as Russia has clamped down on its bordering eastern region, including Crimea and several self-proclaimed “people’s republics.” America has imposed economic and political sanctions on Russia and pressed its European partners to do likewise. …

Published 11 hours ago
Season’s reasons
Editorials
Some Toledoans are old enough to recall a time when we celebrated Thanksgiving for reasons that did not include the start of the holiday shopping season. …

11/26/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: You can't always indict a ham sandwich
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

11/26/2014 12:00 AM
Hagel’s departure
Editorials
Given the importance of the issues handled by the secretary of Defense, most Americans would probably prefer to hear that Chuck Hagel is leaving President Obama’s Cabinet over policy differences rather than a personal dispute. Administration officials privately portrayed Mr. Hagel as a passive leader who at times could not articulate a clear view of complicated military matters. …

11/26/2014 12:00 AM
Human threat
Editorials
A lethal combination of corrupt African officials, a rapacious oil company, and Chinese consumers with little conscience threatens Africa’s wild animals. …

11/26/2014 12:00 AM
Unfinished business
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The decision this week by a grand jury in Missouri not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last August has closed off one avenue for determining necessary accountability in the death of Michael Brown. Although the grand jury’s judgment — the product of a three-month process — has …

11/26/2014 12:00 AM
If city can buy land, then open pools
Letters to the Editor
If the city of Toledo can afford to spend $3.25 million to purchase the vacant Southwyck Shopping Center property, it should be able to come up with the money to open and maintain city pools, assets that the city owns and has a responsibility to maintain (“Council votes 7-5 to acquire former Southwyck site,” Nov. 19). …