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ProMedica has medical, moral duty
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
ProMedica can keep the only abortion provider in Toledo open, without expending any money, labor, or extra effort. But for reasons that have more to do with political expediency than women’s health-care needs, the region’s largest hospital system is refusing. …

8/1/2015 12:00 AM
Charter schools mess hurts students
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Illegal conduct under a renegade state superintendent at the Ohio Department of Education could torpedo Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential ambitions. It is that bad. …

7/31/2015 12:00 AM
COOL issue heats up
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) thinks Canada is being stubborn and unreasonable. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Let’s celebrate Medicare by expanding it to cover everyone
BY JOHNATHON ROSS
At a local Senior Olympics event a few weeks ago, I talked with other participants about our nation’s continuing health-care problems in the age of Obamacare.  …

7/28/2015 12:00 AM
Family values boost same-sex marriage acceptance
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The movement of same-sex marriage from a fringe notion to accepted law was one of the swiftest progressions in American social history. The female vote, racial integration, the rights of the disabled — all took decades to win. In contrast, same-sex marriage won acceptance in a relative flash. …

7/27/2015 12:00 AM
Increase vocabulary with a word each day
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
“Increase your vocabulary with a word each day. Each word you know makes a wise guy so ... here’s the word for today: ameliorate.” …

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Another Toledo water crisis?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Readers raise objections over Trump coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Donald Trump has been creating controversy for many years, but never so much as since he started his current run for president. …

7/25/2015 12:00 AM
Signs a constant reminder to teens
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST

7/24/2015 12:00 AM
Pipeline's condition fuels concern
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. — There may not be a more important natural resource than the Great Lakes. They hold 84 percent of all the fresh water in North America, and are crucial for fishing, boating, and transportation. …




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