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12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Policing policies
Editorials
Ohio officials are taking positive first steps to improve law enforcement’s relationship with local communities — particularly minority ones — after a spate of killings of unarmed black men and a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot while he was playing with a toy gun. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Animal waste key to cleanup
Letters to the Editor
To protect Lake Erie, we must include agricultural runoff from thousands of animals housed in factory farms in proposed Ohio manure regulations (“Clean up Lake Erie — for real,” editorial, Dec. 4). …

12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: What to do with all those traffic cameras
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12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Killing transparency
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Shielding the manufacturers of execution drugs from public scrutiny — at a time of enormous nationwide controversy over how states are conducting executions — undermines democracy and makes future problems with Ohio’s death-penalty law more likely. It’s not the sort of measure to rush though a lame-duck session of the General Assembly in the final days of a …

12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Military discord
Editorials
The Pentagon’s latest report on military sexual assaults brings both good and bad news: Assault reports are up significantly from the past two years, from 3,375 in fiscal 2012 to more than 5,400 during the fiscal year that ended in June, 2014. …

12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Don’t blame police for deaths
Letters to the Editor
There is an almost universal condemnation of police in recent news articles (“Tens of thousands protest police use of deadly force; Demonstrators, families of slain black men urge change,” Dec. 14). As a rule of thumb, a person who doesn’t resist police is unlikely to be killed. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
Assault on the facts
Opinion
There are few graver sins in journalism than failing to report all sides of a controversy. Sometimes an attempt at relevance comes at the expense of professional integrity. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
Hong Kong retreat
Opinion
China has ended the 11-week protest in Hong Kong. The demonstrators did not get what they sought: a commitment that Beijing would not determine the candidates voters will see on the 2017 ballot for Hong Kong’s chief executive. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
Bipartisan bad budget business
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Congress and President Obama faced a dismal choice as they took up the new $1.1 trillion federal spending bill: Enact a package that includes all sorts of noxious last-minute giveaways to special interests and political parties — Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo accurately called it a “Christmas tree bill” — or risk another government shutdown. …

12/16/2014 12:00 AM
JFK’s deeds outweigh his faults
Letters to the Editor
I was taken aback by columnist Keith C. Burris’ outrageous comments about President John F. Kennedy in his Dec. 4 commentary, “Cosby shows how power can corrupt.” He spoke of revelations of President Kennedy’s conduct that, if true, demonstrated “compulsions of a sick soul.” …