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2/10/2015 12:00 AM
Detroit: Jeb Bush’s 2016 starting point
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
This is a tale of two brothers, of two speeches, of two decades, of two eras, and of two perspectives. …

2/10/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Parental rights vs. public safety
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

2/10/2015 12:00 AM
‘Mockingbird’ follow-up
Opinion
To say the U.S. publishing industry has been stunned by the news about Harper Lee would be an understatement. Fifty-five years after the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, the reclusive author has agreed to release a second novel, Go Set a Watchman, this summer. …

2/10/2015 12:00 AM
Joy over jobs
Opinion
The U.S. Labor Department reported last week that the nation’s economy created an impressive 257,000 jobs in January. The department also added 147,000 jobs to the totals previously announced for November and December. …

2/10/2015 12:00 AM
Demilitarize police
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Last year’s events in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, looked more like scenes from a police state than from protests in a free democracy. Images of police officers confronting civilians with military rifles, tanks, and camouflage gear captured the nation’s attention and threw police militarization into sharp relief. …

2/10/2015 12:00 AM
To end cycle of poverty, invest up front
Letters to the Editor
Charles Blow’s Feb. 2 op-ed column, “How to cut our obscene level of child poverty,” reminds me of the War on Poverty during the 1960s and programs designed to break the cycle of poverty. …

2/9/2015 12:00 AM
Roll over Beethoven, and let me sleep
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The Hollywood Argyles to Celine Dion. Count Basie to Roy Orbison. James Taylor to Jimmy Buffett. Debussy to Elvis. You name it, I’ve hummed it in the middle of the night. …

2/9/2015 12:00 AM
Labeling is tidy but pointless
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It’s only human nature, I suppose, to pigeonhole. To stick metaphorical labels on everything and everybody, because once they’re on, then we know what’s what, don’t we? …

2/9/2015 12:00 AM
ProMedica for health or for land?
Letters to the Editor
ProMedica is closing Toledo’s only fertility clinic for business reasons because, as you quoted a Toledo Hospital official, “it wasn’t profitable” (“Patients decry ProMedica’s plans to close Toledo’s only fertility lab; Health-care firm says business considerations led to decision,” Feb. 1). …

2/9/2015 12:00 AM
Keeping Ohioans healthy
Opinion
Extending Medicaid health coverage to nearly a half-million working-poor Ohioans was the crowning achievement of Gov. John Kasich’s first term. The governor’s new budget would renew the Medicaid expansion this year. …




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