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2/9/2015 12:00 AM
Roll over Beethoven, and let me sleep
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
The Hollywood Argyles to Celine Dion. Count Basie to Roy Orbison. James Taylor to Jimmy Buffett. Debussy to Elvis. You name it, I’ve hummed it in the middle of the night. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
No right to expose others to diseases
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Politicians, in Columbus and elsewhere, routinely lecture us about the need to take personal responsibility for our actions. Except, it seems, when the issue is protecting children — and the rest of us — from potentially deadly infectious diseases. …

2/8/2015 12:00 AM
Editorials, columns and letters
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Those of us who have spent years working for newspapers sometimes forget that most people didn’t go to journalism school. …

2/6/2015 12:00 AM
Getting money to Michigan's roads
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has tried for years to get Michigan lawmakers to come up with the money needed to fix the state’s rotten roads. First, lawmakers ignored him. Then they rejected his proposal to increase gasoline taxes and vehicle registration fees. …

2/5/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo’s new police chief: He’ll be more visible, and so will his cops
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
George Kral, 48, a Navy veteran and suburban Boston native, was sworn in as chief of the Toledo Police Department on Jan. 5, capping a 25-year career with TPD that included stints as a sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and deputy chief. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
Acting mayor strives for balance
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
Paula Hicks-Hudson, Toledo’s acting mayor, is performing a delicate balancing act. She must command respect and cooperation from a group of city employees who don’t work for her, and who are worried sick about their boss, Mayor D. Michael Collins, and the long-term status of their employment. …

2/4/2015 12:00 AM
The wealth gap’s role in 2016 race
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
There is a lot spoken about the 2016 presidential election. What isn’t said is far more interesting. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Battling terrorism
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent attack on the Paris office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo brought into focus the menace of worldwide terrorism. There is no justification, religious or otherwise, for wanton killing. The attack has been condemned by people of conscience the world over. …




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