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1/18/2015 12:00 AM
Let's clear the air
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Perish the thought, but imagine that every resident of the city of Sylvania — more than 18,000 people — were to die in 2015 of an illness that could have been prevented, or at least postponed. Would you expect state government to respond urgently to such a disaster? …

1/17/2015 12:00 AM
Provoking thought has its place
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
People who create over-the-top satire aim to get others talking. Opinion writers and edgy satirists wade into controversy with a point of view. …

1/16/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. lawmakers need to know jobs
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — For years, I’ve had minor repairs to my cars done by George, a cheerful Iranian-American gas station owner, and his son Carlo. They work hard and charge reasonable prices, and if the work is beyond their abilities, they regretfully send me elsewhere. …

1/13/2015 12:00 AM
The new year in politics
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The seventh year of the Obama Administration, the first year of the new Republican Congress, and the year before the 2016 presidential election has begun. …

1/12/2015 12:00 AM
Joe Napoli and Hensville
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
You don’t have to tell Joe Napoli what a great job he has. He already knows. The president and general manager of the Toledo Mud Hens and the Toledo Walleye works in the sports/​entertainment business he loves in a city he can’t imagine leaving. …

1/11/2015 12:00 AM
Kasich 2.0
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
When John Kasich takes the oath of office tomorrow for his second and final term as governor of Ohio, imagine the figurative angel and demon perched on his shoulders. …

1/10/2015 12:00 AM
Time to back up promises
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The news is not good, but neither is it shocking. Ohioans have heard it before: The charter school industry in the state is, with rare exception, an abject educational failure. …

1/9/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. lawmaker won’t let up on quest
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE COLUMNIST
DETROIT — Imagine suffering the ultimate nightmare: You are falsely accused, arrested, and convicted of a horrible crime you never committed. You spend years in prison. …

1/8/2015 12:00 AM
Rover pipeline will help Ohio
BY GARY WOLFRAM
Community leaders who attended recent public meetings in Ohio and Michigan to learn more about the proposed Rover natural gas pipeline project heard a lot of discussion about its benefits to the economy. That is a conversation we should be having about a $4 billion project that will create 10,000 local construction jobs along its 800-mile route. …

1/5/2015 12:00 AM
A wake-up call for Pakistan
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — It has been three weeks since terrorists stormed a school here and slaughtered at least 148 people, nearly all of whom were children. The Pakistani Taliban took responsibility for the massacre, saying it was in retaliation for army action in the Taliban stronghold of Waziristan. …




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