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8/19/2014 1:55 AM
Slow Ebola response
Opinion
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa appears more out of control than ever. The virus has infected more than 2,000 people in four countries, and has killed more than half of them. …

8/19/2014 12:00 AM
Where is the GOP heir apparent?
BY DAVID SHRIBMA EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE.
The party of the next guy has no next guy.

8/19/2014 12:00 AM
A grandmother’s warning
BY MARCY KAPTUR
The Lake Erie ecosystem is literally the most sustainable place on the planet. Nowhere else on Earth does this much fresh water meet this much arable land.  …

8/19/2014 12:00 AM
Tax shift and shaft
Editorials
Nearly a decade ago, Ohio placed a fateful bet: that big tax cuts, especially for the state’s richest people and corporations, would generate strong job creation, economic growth, and revenue increases. That mostly hasn’t happened. …

8/18/2014 8:11 PM
Double dipping is ridiculous
Letters to the Editor
The Blade has exposed double dipping by some public servants (“Double-dipping may be an issue in levy campaign,” Aug. 10). When these double dippers are confronted about the practice, their usual response is: “I am taking the benefits due to me.” …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
20 years of rewarding memories
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
With this column, I reach the 500 mark. I have, since 1994, appeared in this space 500 times. This column has helped me understand the world around me and in the process has provided a vehicle for self-discovery. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Sparks not easily replaced
Letters to the Editor
Your Aug. 14 editorial “Double dipping” states that if Dean Sparks, the executive director of Lucas County Children Services, does not repudiate his pay, the Children Services board should “show him the door.” A similar sentiment was shared in the same day’s Readers’ Forum. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Michigan’s road woes
Editorials
When the snow melted after last year’s harsh winter, it became clear how devastatingly bad Michigan’s roads are. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
Bad cover
Editorials
In 2009, U.S. officials deployed a dozen Peruvians, Venezuelans, and Costa Ricans to Cuba. Tasked with recruiting dissident Cubans who were intent on toppling the regime of President Raul Castro, the agents assumed the cover of international HIV prevention workers. …

8/18/2014 12:00 AM
First things first
Editorials
Whether Toledo’s beleaguered water system should be placed under the control of a regional authority is a valid topic for study and debate — in due course. Right now, local elected officials need to attend to more immediate problems with the city-owned system after this month’s water emergency. …