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3/19/2014 12:00 AM
President shouldn’t be a comedian
Letters to the Editor
President Obama’s appearance on the Internet comedy series Between Two Ferns was embarrassing (“Obama tapes ‘Funny or Die’ interview,” March 12). …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio mistrusts democracy
Editorials
Ohio Republicans must not think their political candidates can win a fair fight against Democrats. They’ve decided to rig the state’s election system in their favor, deliberately making voting harder for people who tend to vote Democratic, particularly minorities and the poor. …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Malaysian mystery
Editorials
If the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared this month is found on solid ground, the family members and friends of its passengers and crew still will have suffered the trauma during the interim period of not knowing. Even that outcome becomes increasingly unlikely as time passes. …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Uncommon sense
Editorials
Requiring firearms owners to keep their guns locked or safely stored away from children makes sense to most people. But for Ohio’s legislature and gun lobby, common sense is anything but. …

3/18/2014 9:18 AM
Listen here, there’s nothing wrong with girls being bossy
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
A new awareness campaign to banish the word “bossy” went viral last week, as superstars such as Beyonce and Jennifer Garner declared that the word should be off limits because of its toxic effects on young girls. …

3/17/2014 8:12 PM
Spay, neuter pets to aid solution
Letters to the Editor
Animal shelters locally and nationwide are overflowing with dogs and cats who need and deserve loving homes (“Test a life-or-death matter for dogs at county shelter; Blade will publish exam scores for canines killed,” March 17). One estimate, by Best Friends Animal Society, says more than 9,000 shelter pets are killed each day in the United …

3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Measles’ return
Editorials
Fourteen years ago, the virus that causes measles in children was so rare in the United States that it was considered eradicated. Although it continued to exact a toll in other countries — the deaths of an estimated 164,000 people around the world each year — one of the most infectious childhood diseases was but a bad memory here.…

3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Officer Chavez
Editorials
Jose “Andy” Chavez, an off-duty police officer in Elmore, lost his life this month while celebrating his birthday with family and friends. …

3/18/2014 12:00 AM
Keep heat on Russia
Editorials
To no one’s surprise, residents of the Crimean peninsula voted this week to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The outcome of that sham “referendum,” which President Obama and other Western leaders properly declared a violation of international law, was foreordained when Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine this month. …

3/17/2014 12:00 AM
MAC’s image hurts UT, WMU rankings
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
There are actually more at-large berths than automatic spots in the NCAA tournament field. …