3 Carey residents arrested in Marion drug investigation

MARION — Three Carey residents were among 39 people arrested Thursday after a large drug investigation in Marion. Ray Ferguson, 38, and Kelly Morgan, 44, were both charged with felonies in Marion County Common Pleas Court, according to Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office....

Ignatius: Warning signs of trouble in China’s markets

China’s financial markets seem to be signaling trouble, as a government crackdown on corruption and loose credit begins to bite and jittery local investors scramble for safety. China remains an opaque country, and even the most knowledgeable experts say they aren’t...

Zakaria: The tension between global norms and national interests

Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has unified Western democracies, at least in their robust condemnation of the action. But farther afield, one sees a variety of responses that foreshadow the great emerging tension in 21st-century international life: between global norms and...

Rampell: The truth about who really pays for Medicare

“Your poorly written editorial is just another WaPo attempt to STEAL seniors’ EARNED benefits.” So read the subject line of one reader’s response to my last column, about how entitlements and other safety-net spending on the middle class are crowding out spending on...
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Editorial: Maryland lawmakers’ leniency toward marijuana goes only so far

MARYLAND’S MARIJUANA laws remain a work in progress. Lawmakers in Annapolis have just enacted a measure to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot, treating it as an offense on a par with minor traffic infractions. But possession of drug paraphernalia — growing...
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Editorial: Is high-frequency stock trading stepping over a legal line?

IN “THE Financier,” his great novel of American capitalism, Theodore Dreiser describes the thinking of his hero, Frank Cowperwood, who exploited banks, the state and investors. It isn’t wise to steal outright, Cowperwood concludes; that would be wrong. But “there were so...
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Editorial: The Obama administration must hold Egypt’s rulers to the standards of democracy

SECRETARY OF State John F. Kerry has made clear that he is eager to certify that the Egyptian regime of Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi is “taking steps to govern democratically,” as Mr. Kerry is required to do by law before military aid to Egypt can be fully resumed. But Mr. Kerry...

Italian restaurant closes Findlay location

La Scola Tuscan Grill has shut its doors for good after two years in Findlay. The Italian restaurant at 2215 Tiffin Ave. closed on Thursday, said Moussa Salloukh, owner and partner of the restaurant. “We had a great time while we were there,” Salloukh said. Salloukh...

Ian Desmond’s decision to quit tobacco is inspirational

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The right to health care comes with responsibilities, too

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