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Published 14 hours ago
A time to forget what’s not in your wallet
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
What’s in your wallet? The credit card company that asks the question in the TV commercial is interested in what plastic you’re carrying. …

Published 14 hours ago
Questions on airstrikes
NEW YORK TIMES
With American airstrikes slowing the march of extremists in Iraq, President Obama is thinking of expanding that action into Syria, where fighters for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria move unimpeded. …

Published 18 hours ago
End South Sudan aid
Editorials
The recent allocation of $180 million in new U.S. food aid to South Sudan, accompanied by a strong statement of impatience from Secretary of State John Kerry, should be the final warning to warring elements there to make peace. …

Published 14 hours ago
Welcome, Emerson
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With the addition of Emerson, a Galapagos tortoise that is estimated to be 100 years old, the Toledo Zoo continues its rich tradition of showing visitors exotic creatures from around the globe. …

Published 14 hours ago
Costco wasting green space
Letters to the Editor
It is unfathomable that Costco is building on healthy, viable, and necessary land in Perrysburg, when so much property is available that needs to be redeveloped (“Costco pays $4.5 million for Perrysburg property; No timetable given for construction,” Aug. 19). …

8/29/2014 12:00 AM
Clinton has clear, perilous course
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The National Football League preseason is about over. The 2016 presidential preseason still has a few months left — for every candidate but Hillary Clinton. …

8/29/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. GOP, Democrats set fall lineups
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Finally, the lineups are set. Michigan’s two major political parties held their conventions last weekend. …

8/29/2014 12:00 AM
Boots on the ground
WASHINGTON POST
After years of downplaying the gathering threat from Islamist extremists in Syria and Iraq, the Obama Administration seems to be accepting the view that the self-styled Islamic State must be stopped. This appreciation is welcome, if it is shared by the President and accompanied by a seriousness of purpose. …

8/29/2014 12:00 AM
Early to rise
Editorials
This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended an 8:30 a.m. or later start time for the nation’s middle schools and high schools. The group cited research that adolescents need 8½ to 9½ hours of sleep a night. …

8/29/2014 12:00 AM
A place to live
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For every rental home or apartment in Ohio that is available to — and affordable by — extremely poor households, three families need such housing. Increasing the supply of housing for the state’s lowest-income households needs to become a higher state and federal priority. …