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9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Ghost wings
Editorials
Today marks a sad 100-year anniversary, a postscript to a slaughter in the natural world that remains unparalleled in this nation’s history. …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Labor dishonored
Editorials
Today is Labor Day, set aside to honor the toil and skill of the American worker. More than a parade, more than a picnic, if there’s one thing many American workers want today, it’s a raise. …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Getting schooled on addiction
Editorials
Treatment, law enforcement, and prevention are all important as Ohio battles an opioid and heroin epidemic. On balance, however, stopping people from becoming addicted is the most effective of the three strategies; it helps ensure that the crisis won’t continue for generations. …

9/2/2014 6:11 PM
Support for job-driven training
BY THOMAS E. PEREZ
AS SECRETARY of Labor, I have a unique opportunity to meet with employers around the country, of all sizes and from an array of industries. Many of them tell me they’re ready to grow their businesses and hire people. But too often, they can’t find workers who have the skills they need. …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Frogtown? More like Tortoisetown
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
Gloomy job climate, but hopeful forecast
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Labor Day is a celebration of the American worker. But this Labor Day, what do Ohio’s workers have to celebrate, other than getting tomorrow off? Not so much. …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
One call for opiate help is what addicts need
BY MAHJABEEN ISLAM
Chasing an opiate high, hundreds of Americans die of overdoses every day. The despair I feel that we are not doing enough — urgently — to treat the opiate epidemic has become overwhelming. …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
Voter activism can work; more needed
Letters to the Editor
The successful effort to block Gov. John Kasich’s attempt to shove Senate Bill 5 down the throats of working Ohioans is an example of the citizen activism needed to rein in extremism that targets the middle class (“Senate Bill 5 remains an emblem of Kasich’s extreme agenda,” op-ed column, Aug. 17). …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
Common Core looks less attractive
Letters to the Editor
Ohio’s adoption of the Common Core educational standards will present a great deal of problems for Ohio’s schools, students, and taxpayers (“Stick with Common Core,” editorial, Aug. 24). As citizens, lawmakers, and teachers are learning more about Common Core, support for it is dropping rapidly. …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
2002 UT water report still relevant
Letters to the Editor
Your Aug. 6 editorial “Progress, not evasion” and the Aug. 24 Readers’ Forum response by former Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and former City Councilman Frank Szollosi, “Conference would clean Toledo’s image,” caused me to remember and reflect. …