University forced to replace 75 percent of its grass

The grass really is greener on the other side of the fence — if you’re standing on the University of Findlay’s campus. The university is being forced to replace about 75 percent of its grass after a chemical similar to “RoundUp,” a weed killer, was accidentally applied to the...

Robinson: Clinton gets the GOP treatment

Republican panic at the prospect of facing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race has suddenly reached Godzilla-nearing-Tokyo proportions. The election is more than two years away, and Clinton hasn’t even decided whether to run. But none of this seems to matter to...

Rampell: Paying for your fair share in an app-based economy

SAN FRANCISCO “Organic.” “Artisanal.” “Community-based.” “Social.” “Local.” “Fresh.” “Natural.” And the godfather of them all: “Green.” Catherine Rampell Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. Archive These words used to have specific definitions and...

Krauthammer: The sound and the fury — and the tweet

Mass schoolgirl kidnapping in Nigeria — to tweet or not to tweet? Is hashtagging one’s indignation about some outrage abroad an exercise in moral narcissism or a worthy new way of standing up to bad guys? The answer seems rather simple. It depends on whether you have the...
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Editorial: How Thailand is contributing to the misery of Burma’s persecuted Rohingya

FOR SOME time now, tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing persecution and economic deprivation in Burma, also known as Myanmar, by boat. While some go off to work and send money home, others have staked all on a permanent exodus, setting sail in search of better...
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Editorial: European Union is forcing Google to ‘forget’ some links in a blow to public information

MANY PEOPLE have a link or two they wish wouldn’t pop up when they Google their own names. They will appreciate the motivation of an audacious ruling the European Court of Justice handed down Monday. But the ruling could easily damage the flow of information on which the...
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Editorial: Mr. Obama is choosing not to act on Syria

THE PRINCIPAL achievement the Obama administration might claim in an otherwise tragically failed response to Syria’s civil war is eroding. Last September President Obama brokered an agreement with Russia under which the regime of Bashar al-Assad was to give up its stockpile...

Caution on implementing the Common Core

The May 12 editorial “Sabotaging the Common Core” excoriated teachers unions and asserted that their “critique about process is a straw man for the main objection: use of test results as a factor in evaluating teacher effectiveness.” On May 13, a news article, “When test scores...

Ladder briefings may help get better equipment to our troops

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The roots of a memorable commencement speech

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