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3/20/2016 12:00 AM
Don’t fall for FirstEnergy’s bait and switch
BY DICK MUNSON AND TRISH DEMETER
In a new advertising campaign, FirstEnergy Corp. portrays itself as a champion of clean energy. The timing is deliberate: The company has a proposal before Ohio regulators that would subsidize its old, dirty power plants — a deal that multiple sources conclude will end up costing FirstEnergy customers about $10 a  month on their utility bills. …

3/19/2016 12:00 AM
Can we start over?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Can we start over? That’s what children ask when a game they are playing devolves into irreconcilable differences. …

3/18/2016 12:00 AM
Water crisis kills future political career
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — If you want proof that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder knows his career is over, and thinks he may be in severe, personal legal trouble, consider: …

3/16/2016 12:00 AM
New addiction hot line must heat up
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Lucas County offers some of the most comprehensive and innovative services for heroin and opioid addiction in Ohio. But that won’t help addicts much if they don’t know about them or can’t get to them. …

3/14/2016 12:00 AM
Music, poetry recreate scenes of our past
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Music has a deep and profound influence on our lives. When we listen to music that resonates with us, melodies unknown to us get tucked away in the deep recesses of our brain. …

3/13/2016 12:00 AM
Bringing decency into question
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
How do you cover a presidential election in a family newspaper when one or more of the candidates frequently says things that are insulting, off-color ... or worse? …

3/13/2016 12:00 AM
Looking ahead to Trump vs. Clinton
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
She is going to say he is too unreliable, the way Barry Goldwater was in 1964. That he is too uninformed, the way Ronald Reagan was in 1980.  …

3/13/2016 12:00 AM
To secure Toledo’s future, vote for Issue 2
BY PAULA HICKS-HUDSON
Toledoans say they want the city to fix our streets, keep neighborhoods safe, and stop shifting money from the capital improvement program to the general fund. To address these priorities head-on, I am asking citizens to support an increase in the city’s 0.75 percent temporary income tax. …

3/12/2016 12:00 AM
GOP contest will end in Ohio
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
It will all end in Ohio. All the snarky swipes and juvenile retorts about big ears and little hands will end with a brawl in the Buckeye State. …

3/11/2016 12:00 AM
Do your job, Senator Portman
BY CATHERINE TURCER
The 2.1 million Ohioans who elected Rob Portman to the U.S. Senate in 2010 had a variety of reasons for choosing him. But they surely expected him to do what they do every workday: his job. …




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