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Rampell: Celebrities — Chelsea Clinton or Kim Kardashian — are paid what the market will bear

By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer July 14 at 8:08 PM Talons drawn, the media have descended upon Chelsea Clinton. Again. Not for her frizzy hair, now smoothed with a killer blowout, or for that preteen metal mouth, now braces-free and pearly white. Catherine Rampell is an...
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Gerson: Corrupting citizens for fun and profit

By Michael Gerson Opinion writer July 14 at 8:08 PM Two of the larger social trends of our time — the growth of payday gambling and the legalization of marijuana — have two things in common: They are justified as the expansion of personal liberty, and they serve the interests of...
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Robinson: Republicans rant but offer no solutions

By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer July 14 at 8:09 PM Apparently there’s a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Obama’s foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning. The New Jersey governor alleged...

2 Men Drown While Fishing In Northeast Ohio Pond

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities believe that a father and son whose bodies were found in a large pond drowned after falling out of a canoe while fishing in northeast Ohio. The Trumbull County coroner’s office has identified the men as 48-year-old Anthony Harris Sr....

Pacers Face New Challenges In Central Division

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has a new theme this season. Win the Central Division title and they’ll probably have the inside track to the NBA Finals. It won’t be as easy for the two-time defending division champs the third time around. The additions of LeBron James,...

Court Awards $1.3 Million Over Canceled Contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a government services firm $1.3 million after the state canceled its contract with 99 percent of the work done. At issue was a $53 million contract between the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and Dynamics...

How to save the Senate

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Why sanctions against Russia won’t work

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U.S. must help Palestinian American under house arrest

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Processing the rape kit backlog, and giving survivors back dignity

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