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7/11/2015 12:00 AM
Keep Common Core
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Among the many pernicious measures Gov. John Kasich signed into law with the new state budget was a provision that will ban the use of Common Core proficiency tests — called Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) — in Ohio schools. …

7/11/2015 12:00 AM
Planet in peril

When the dinosaurs died, it was not the first time most living things disappeared from Earth, but the fifth mass extinction. Now there’s evidence that another extinction is occurring, researchers from three respected universities warn. It’s a worrisome theory for all living creatures, no matter their place along the food chain. …

7/11/2015 12:00 AM
Dubious anniversary

The fourth anniversary this week of the independence of South Sudan should have been an occasion for rejoicing, given the amount of global aid that has gone to Africa’s newest state. But it isn’t. …

7/11/2015 12:00 AM
Judge right to recuse self from wedding
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7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Duggan eyes better transit in Detroit
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — The biggest reason Mike Duggan got elected mayor of Detroit two years ago was simply this: Voters saw him as a man who could get things done. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
No time for recess

Ohio lawmakers inserted all sorts of awful provisions in the new state budget before they left for summer recess. But they didn’t get around to passing a badly needed charter school reform bill before the next school year starts. That lapse is inexcusable. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Learning Chinese
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Feel-good card

Members of Congress have something new to brag about to veterans: a bill, approved unanimously by the House and Senate, that would create a special identification card for everyone who served in the Armed Forces. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Stock slump

The precipitous fall of China’s stock markets since mid-June has underscored for alarmists — some of them in the United States — the vulnerability of the Chinese economy as it challenges America’s economy for world dominance. …

7/10/2015 12:00 AM
Eating race better left out of newspaper
Letters to the Editor
I found your recent coverage of the hot-dog eating contest in New York very distasteful (“Matt Stonie beats Joey Chestnut in July Fourth hot dog eating contest, breaking Chestnut’s run,” July 4). What kind of message is our media sending to hungry people by exploiting such gluttonous behavior? …




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