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12/23/2014 12:00 AM
Raze Riviera Maia for green space
Letters to the Editor
Instead of wasting city money on repairs of the substandard housing at the Riviera Maia apartment complex in my otherwise nice neighborhood, I would like the city to raze this dangerous eyesore and transform the space into a safe and beautiful public park (“Residential ruins, Dec. 11). …

12/23/2014 12:00 AM
Dereliction of duty
Opinion
Michigan politicians are congratulating themselves on finally coming up with a way to fix the state’s scandalously deteriorating roads. They should hang their heads in shame instead. …

12/23/2014 12:00 AM
Officers down
Opinion
The tragic killings of two New York City police officers threaten to compound the tension and discord that have wracked the nation after recent episodes in which unarmed black men and youths died at the hands of white officers. …

12/23/2014 12:00 AM
Green light to fight back
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Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill, which the General Assembly sent him during its lame-duck session, that will effectively end the use of cameras to enforce red lights and speed limits in communities across Ohio. So much for Columbus’ commitment to home rule. …

12/22/2014 12:00 AM
Torture mocks U.S. values
Letters to the Editor
The Central Intelligence Agency and its apologists are engaged in a full-scale effort to protect themselves in response to the release of a Senate panel’s report on torture (“Cheney pushes back on torture report; ‘I would do it again,’ he said of the CIA program,” Dec. 15) . …

12/22/2014 12:00 AM
Unfinished justice
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For such a heavily anticipated policy change, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr.’s, new framework on racial profiling is disappointing. …

12/22/2014 12:00 AM
Medicaid matters
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Amid this year’s good news about Americans’ enhanced access to health care, there is bad news as well: A new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that half of the doctors who are supposedly enrolled in the Medicaid program of low-income health care either aren’t accepting new patients or aren’t participating in the …

12/22/2014 12:00 AM
A bittersweet walk down memory lane
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — During my annual visit to Peshawar, I seldom have the time or inclination to visit the neighborhood where I was born and grew up. This year, while passing through the old walled city, I decided to visit. I was unprepared for what I saw. …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Not a drug dealer
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
The Rev. Slim Lake isn’t wearing his trademark leather shoes these days: one white, the other black — a sartorial sign of racial unity. Instead, he’s sporting a pair of plastic orange flip-flops, courtesy of the Lucas County jail. …

12/21/2014 12:00 AM
Let’s take the time to get Common Core right in Ohio
BY MELISSA CROPPER AND CHERYL WILLIAMS
MANY lawmakers and political activists appear determined to perpetuate an endless debate over Ohio’s New Learning Standards, our version of the Common Core state standards. But teachers and school leaders across the state have been working hard to carry out the higher standards for student learning that we committed to years ago. …