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8/26/2014 1:17 AM
Kirk Walters: Obama on vacation... still
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Dam right
Editorials
Many things must be done to cleanse western Lake Erie and prevent a recurrence of this month’s water emergency in Toledo. Handled properly, the proposed demolition of the deteriorating, century-old Ballville Dam that spans the Sandusky River near Fremont could help promote the cleanup effort. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Ebola’s defeat
Editorials
When Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were airlifted from Africa to Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital in early August after they contracted the deadly Ebola virus, some Americans questioned the wisdom of bringing them to the United States for treatment. …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Suspect down
Editorials
How many times a year do American police officers employ deadly force? How many people die as a result? What are the races and ethnicities of those involved? How often are the objects of police force armed or unarmed? …

8/26/2014 12:00 AM
Blaming Kasich for crisis unfair
Letters to the Editor
At no time since the water crisis began this month do I recall any Blade reports that the Kasich administration told Toledo how to run its water plant, as you state in your Aug. 12 editorial “Waterworld.” …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Coping with homefront battle scars
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Sometimes all we know of war half a world away is what the commanders choose to tell us. We hear of casualties and body counts. Television news videos show us exploding bombs and billowing clouds of smoke in the distance. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
On marriage, judges trump will of voters
Letters to the Editor
Your Aug. 9 editorial “Marriage equality” refers to people who support the legalization of gay marriage as being on the right side of the fight. In 2004, Ohioans picked their right side, voting to limit the definition of marriage to a union between one man and one woman. Now a handful of liberal judges has trampled on those votes in …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
Warhol on film
Editorials
Andy Warhol knew how to stretch his 15 minutes of fame for all it was worth. When the artist died in 1987, he left behind nearly 1,000 rolls of original 16-millimeter film footage shot between 1963 and 1972 — his most productive decade. …

8/25/2014 12:00 AM
A growing epidemic
Editorials
Despite record drug seizures and a growing awareness of addiction, Ohio’s heroin epidemic continues to worsen. The state’s biggest public health problem requires far more resources for treatment, education, and prevention. …

8/24/2014 12:00 AM
Pay attention to what Collins said
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
D. Michael Collins’ comparison of this month’s water emergency in Toledo to the 9/​11 tragedy has brought the online trolls and talk-radio gasbags to full sneer. …