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4/12/2015 12:00 AM
Serving developmentally disabled adults
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Imagine that you are the parent of a developmentally disabled adult. And imagine that changes in government policy, based on good intentions, could greatly disrupt his or her life, and yours, for years to come. …

4/8/2015 12:00 AM
Competing visions of a political future
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The 2016 presidential election will be a struggle between competing visions of the future — as have been all American elections since 1796. But it may not be just a battle over the direction of the country. More than most elections, it may set one past against another — or given the emerging character of the Republican race, it may …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Alternate view of IRS form questions here
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Presidential wannabe Ted Cruz’s determination to get rid of the Internal Revenue Service no doubt appeals to a lot of you. But we can assume it will not happen in time to spare you procrastinators the task of filing your federal income tax return by next week. So man up or woman up, and get to work. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo must link more workers, jobs
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
How can Toledoans keep the jobs we have now, and compete strongly for future employment and economic growth? For one thing, we can make sure that our workers can get to where the jobs are. …

4/4/2015 12:00 AM
Sustain — don’t abandon — hope
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Easter encapsulates hope. Easter delivers new life from the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. …

4/3/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. voters not backing road repairs
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — There’s no mystery why Michigan’s roads are so bad: years of neglect, in which the Legislature has refused to spend enough money to maintain them adequately. …

3/31/2015 12:00 AM
A 2016 pre-primary lowdown
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Ordinarily, the jockeying for the White House begins slowly, with whispered conversations and closed-door meetings. The early commitments come slowly, and all parties know they are tentative and mostly secret. …

3/30/2015 12:00 AM
Thinking of home under strange roof
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
NEW YORK — I came here to attend a private literary gathering and to read from my books. During my stay, I met some fascinating people. …

3/29/2015 12:00 AM
Locked into treatment
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Theodore Twigg of Holland was headed for prison. A 37-year-old heroin addict, he was locked up in the Lucas County jail on Jan. 20, facing a five-year sentence for breaking-and-entering and fleeing from a police officer. …

3/29/2015 12:00 AM
'A top-notch research university'
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It was the kind of early-spring day — frigid, snow-dusted, drearily gray — that might cause a newcomer to Toledo from the Sun Belt to reconsider her decision to move here. …




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