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8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Chaos in Ferguson
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
College athletes win
NEW YORK TIMES
There are two important consequences of a long-awaited ruling last week by a federal judge, Claudia Wilken, in the so-called O’Bannon case: College athletes will almost certainly be better off financially, and the notion that these athletes are pure amateurs — “students first, athletes second” — will be impossible to sustain. …

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Belated justice
Editorials
It took three years, but after a trial conducted by the Cambodian government in partnership with the United Nations, two former high-ranking officials were convicted of crimes against humanity for their roles as leaders of the Khmer Rouge during its bloody reign from 1975 to 1979. …

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
False promises
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A well-intended bill that would expand the federal definition of homelessness would, without more money, make it even harder for some of the most vulnerable people in Ohio and the rest of the country to get the help they need. …

8/15/2014 12:00 AM
Columnist off mark on Mideast
Letters to the Editor
Blade columnist S. Amjad Hussain misses the mark in his Aug. 4 column, “The Israel-Palestine cycle of violence is a death spiral.” …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: ISIS and Obama hit the links
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Humanitarian farce
WASHINGTON POST
Russia again appeared on the verge of invading Ukraine last weekend, this time in the guise of a “humanitarian operation.” President Obama and other Western leaders sounded the alarm, warning that the prospective intervention “is unacceptable, violates international law, and will provoke additional consequences,” as a White House statement put it. …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Comet close-up
Editorials
Comet 67P is an irregularly shaped, 2.5-mile-wide amalgamation of ice, rock, and dust that is older than humanity. Finally, it is ready for its close-up. …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Double dipping
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Last March, Dean Sparks retired as executive director of Lucas County Children Services. He cashed in more than $77,000 in unused sick and vacation time. He unretired the next day, returning to an annual salary of nearly $124,000. …

8/14/2014 12:00 AM
Sparks is poster child for greed
Letters to the Editor
Thank you for bringing attention to Lucas County Children Services Executive Director Dean Sparks’ double-dipping compensation (“Double-dipping may be an issue in levy campaign,” Aug. 10). …