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6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Papal hit
Editorials
The crime syndicates known as the Mafia may believe they’re above civil law. But they got a rude awakening this month from a key spiritual leader. …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Solar company was good deal
Letters to the Editor
In response to your June 22 article “Deals Gone Bad: Area towns, state lose bet on tech jobs; Millions in public money loaned, but little is repaid”: …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Special teams can meet doctor need
Letters to the Editor
I was sorry to see The Blade reiterate a mantra of those who are waiting for medical care: the need for more physicians (“More doctors, please,” editorial, May 31). …

6/29/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Howard Baker
Editorial Cartoons

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Ruby Dee
Editorials
Actor and civil-rights activist Ruby Dee, who died this month, stuffed a lot into her 91 years on and off stage, screen, and television. Best known for her creative partnership with actor and activist Ossie Davis, her husband of 56 years before he died in 2005, Ms. Dee was a revered figure in the African-American community. …

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Abortion rights loss
NEW YORK TIMES
IN THE world as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia imagines it, anti-abortion advocates resemble Eleanor McCullen, a self-described “mother and grandmother” who stands outside a reproductive-health clinic in Boston and attempts gently to “counsel” approaching women out of getting an abortion. …

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Ounce of prevention
Featured Editorial: Home
Infant morality rates in Lucas County and Ohio are appallingly high, particularly among African-Americans. This public health problem demands expanded education initiatives and increased support for expectant mothers. …

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio’s voting system fair
Letters to the Editor
Your June 18 article “Early voting: Husted sets new uniform hours; In-person schedule follows court loss” said state Sen. Nina Turner claimed Secretary of State Jon Husted was denying most of Ohio’s voters access to polling places when he set hours for early voting. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. gerrymandering sets stage for drama
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — There are a few things we know for sure about Michigan’s 14th U.S. House District, one of the most bizarrely shaped in the country: …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Right privacy ruling
WASHINGTON POST
A unanimous Supreme Court declared this week that in the face of new technology that is reshaping daily life, it will not “mechanically” apply old legal doctrines that offer Americans too little protection in novel digital circumstances. …