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1/18/2016 12:00 AM
Some place names don’t reflect area's history
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A FEW months ago, President Obama used his executive powers to change the old name of Mount McKinley in Alaska back to Mount Denali, as it had been known for ages.  …

1/17/2016 12:00 AM
State sets goal: 1,000 fewer inmates by ’17
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
GRAFTON, Ohio — With a violent criminal record and two prison sentences, Howard Boyd, a former gang leader and drug dealer, has become a better man in prison than he was on the streets. …

1/17/2016 11:53 AM
NO: Ohio should pull the plug on utility bailouts
BY TODD A. SNITCHLER
The rate hike proposed by FirstEnergy Corp. would guarantee profits on electricity generated at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant in Ottawa County and the Sammis coal-fired plant in Jefferson County. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is gathering testimony in the rate case and is expected to decide by March. Commissioners should say no.  …

1/17/2016 11:52 AM
YES: The plan supports jobs, communities in this region
BY BRIAN D. BOLES
The proposed FirstEnergy Corp. rate plan for Toledo Edison customers is making statewide headlines. But the theme that’s been missing from the debate is what is at stake for northwest Ohio’s economy. …

1/17/2016 12:00 AM
Ohio should pull the plug on utility bailouts
BY TODD A. SNITCHLER
The rate hike proposed by FirstEnergy Corp. would guarantee profits on electricity generated at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant in Ottawa County and the Sammis coal-fired plant in Jefferson County. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is gathering testimony in the rate case and is expected to decide by March. Commissioners should say no.  …

1/17/2016 12:00 AM
FirstEngergy rate proposal supports jobs, communities in this region
BY BRIAN D. BOLES
The proposed FirstEnergy Corp. rate plan for Toledo Edison customers is making statewide headlines. But the theme that’s been missing from the debate is what is at stake for northwest Ohio’s economy. …

1/16/2016 12:00 AM
A woman in the news industry who broke down barriers
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
I was fresh out of college. She was a gutsy, 50-year-old woman whom nobody messed with in the newsroom a lifetime ago. …

1/15/2016 12:00 AM
Michigan's Dem. leader eager for turnaround
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — It’s hard to believe, but as a student, the new chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, Brandon Dillon, got out of a course taught by a former Democratic presidential nominee. …




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