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3/30/2014 1:05 AM
Reading program helps youth
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
They are some of Toledo’s most influential young and professional African-American men — among them a bank executive, a Bowling Green State University administrator, and a public library facilities employee — who quietly disappear from their demanding jobs for at least an hour a week. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Readers criticize religion story
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
I received several angry calls on March 8 from readers upset about that day’s religion pages. TK Barger, The Blade’s religion editor, had written a feature about a children’s summer camp. …

3/30/2014 12:00 AM
Lessons for Obamacare’s next round
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
An historic deadline beckons Monday. Most Americans without health insurance must have started to apply for coverage by that deadline or face a financial penalty. It’s the first time that health insurance has been extended to virtually all Americans, and it marks a landmark in American cultural and economic history. …

3/29/2014 12:00 AM
Constitutional ban discriminates
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Second class. Less than. Beneath consideration. Ohio’s constitutional ban on gay marriage discriminates. …

3/28/2014 12:00 AM
Long on ideas, short on funds
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Mark Totten didn’t think much about politics in the 1980s, when he was growing up in this classic Midwestern town, halfway between Detroit and Chicago. …