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10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: ISIS launching missiles
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Justice for assault victims
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Culpability in a sexual assault case should result in punishment consistent with the severity of the offense. But at the University of Toledo, a student who was found responsible for assault was subjected to just probation and counseling. In this instance, UT failed to deliver justice to the victim and students. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Pluto’s upgrade
Editorials
In 2006, the International Astronomical Union downgraded Pluto from full planetary status to that of dwarf. For those who despaired of what may have been a rush to judgment about Pluto’s status, there is reason to take heart. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Re-elect Latta
Editorials
The 5th Congressional District sprawls across 14 counties in northwest and west-central Ohio, including western Lucas County and Wood County. As in most of the state’s 16 U.S. House districts, the 5th District has been deliberately gerrymandered to minimize party competition in elections. In this largely Republican district, GOP incumbent BOB LATTA has earned re-election. …

10/28/2014 12:00 AM
Candidate snub hurts voters
Letters to the Editor
I’m disappointed that The Blade did not endorse either major-party Ohio gubernatorial candidate (“None of the above,” editorial, Oct. 19). You instead chose to snub the sitting governor and unpolished challenger with a dismissive attitude. …

10/27/2014 12:00 AM
A wish to die at 75
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A Provocative article by Ezekiel Emanuel in the Atlantic magazine last month generated much interest and controversy. The article by Dr. Emanuel, the head of the University of Pennsylvania’s department of medical ethics and health policy, was titled: “Why I hope to die at 75.” …

10/27/2014 12:00 AM
No debate? Voters will remember
Letters to the Editor
That Gov. John Kasich has declined to debate his main challenger, Democrat Ed FitzGerald is an affront to Ohioans (“Gubernatorial hopeful vows to work hard until end,” Oct. 22). Ohioans deserve a fair hearing on the governor’s performance and a presentation of ideas from his challenger. …

10/27/2014 12:00 AM
Two visions destined to collide
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
One saw an America on the rise. The other saw an America in peril. …

10/27/2014 12:00 AM
Mideast Message
Editorials
Israel denounced a recent vote by the British Parliament to recognize a Palestinian state as “undermining chances for peace.” The same charge can be leveled at some actions of Israeli leaders. …

10/27/2014 12:00 AM
Maximizing benefits
Editorials
Under Director Gary Mohr, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has prudently made prisoner re-entry a core part of its mission. Its investments and initiatives, such as community-based corrections programs, halfway houses, and a strong network of local re-entry coalitions, have paid dividends for the entire state. …