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4/28/2015 12:00 AM
Do over

The Toledo Board of Education is set to vote today to fill a vacancy on the five-member board. The secrecy and haste with which board members are acting are unjustified. They can and should take the time to conduct a transparent and accountable search, instead of burdening the new board member with public skepticism arising from a flawed process.…

4/28/2015 12:00 AM
Marriage equality now
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As recently as a decade ago, opponents of marriage equality could justifiably argue that same-sex marriage was a question best left to states. Today, a clear majority of Americans, including most Ohioans, agree that marriage is a human right that cannot be denied to millions of Americans based on their sexual orientation. …

4/28/2015 12:00 AM
Hillary Clinton dodges special interests
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination may be without competition, but it is not without interest. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Mideast turmoil goes back centuries
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The conflict in Iraq and Syria is increasingly framed in communal terms. It is said that Shia-Sunni bloodletting is nothing new. Implicit in this simplistic approach is the solution: Let them fight it out among themselves. Reality is not that simple. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Promoting trade
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Congress will vote as soon as this week whether to authorize President Obama to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership. That critical trade agreement would serve America’s economic and political interests in Asia. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Rhino's hope

A rhinoceros in Kenya has a security detail befitting a rock star. The northern white rhino named Sudan is the last living male of his kind on the planet. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Keep housing fair

Fifty years ago, Ohio became one of the first states to enact a fair-housing law that bans discrimination in the sale or rental of property. The law offers families with children, disabled people, racial and ethnic minorities, and active-duty military personnel and veterans necessary protection from housing bias. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
In politics, who are the grown-ups?
Letters to the Editor
In his April 19 commentary, “City, nation could use a few political ‘grown-ups’,” Blade columnist Keith C. Burris referred to Republican U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Rand Paul as “men who are, prima facie, political and intellectual adolescents.” …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Traffic cameras
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
President Kasich?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Kasich.




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