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12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Public servant
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When drug czar Orman Hall retired last month, Ohio lost not only an effective field marshal in the battle against addiction, but also an exemplary public servant. At a time when public service has become synonymous with self-service, Mr. Hall, 59, who directed Gov. John Kasich’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team, reminded us that dedication, decency, and old-school civility …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
In harm’s way
Opinion
The beheadings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, two freelance journalists who were captured in Syria by militants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, horrified Americans. The killings helped galvanize support for limited military strikes despite public weariness with war. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Drug-test hysteria
Opinion
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder may lack the ability to prevent the state Legislature from passing stupid bills. But when lawmakers do that, he should veto them. Too often, he hasn’t. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Sign of a leader
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Is President Obama’s duty to hear the voices of the entire country, or is it to heed the entreaties of his allies on the left and in the Democratic Party? …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Living in the past
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” — the opening sentence of The Go Between by L.P. Hartley. I’m not likely to start any of my columns any better, so I swiped it. …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Simple rule: Do what police say
Letters to the Editor
Columnist Keith C. Burris’ Dec. 18 commentary, “2 raps on race, class, and the law,” described local community leaders’ discussions about ideas to help young men before a situation develops here like we’ve seen in Cleveland, Ferguson, Mo., and New York City. …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
A role in 'The Nutcracker'
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The “Nutty” season is over for the Toledo Ballet. So it’s time for Mari Davies and her staff and dancers to settle down for a long winter’s nap, right? Not exactly. The Big One’s coming. …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Sony reconsiders
Opinion
Sony Pictures capitulated to hackers by pulling the comedy movie The Interview from distribution after the nation’s four largest theater chains refused to book it for its scheduled Christmas opening because of threats of terrorism. …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Recreational spending
Opinion
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says the city lacks money to fund fully municipal pools and other recreation programs. So why, his critics ask, was the recreation budget flush enough to pay the salary of a political ally? …

12/29/2014 12:00 AM
Charter reform
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EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier version of this editorial stated that under Ohio law, members of charter schools' governing boards are allowed to work for management companies that serve the schools. In fact, no member of a charter school's governing board may work for the school's management company for one year after serving on the board. …




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