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4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Water crisis challenges Ohio cities
BY LAVEA BRACHMAN
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. — and its heart-wrenching impact on its children and the general health of its residents — is just the latest manifestation of a problem long languishing in cities across the Midwest. …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Lawmakers clueless on LGBT bathroom rights
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — The disaster that is Flint is still going on. Higher education is becoming increasingly unaffordable. Detroit schools have now been funded through the end of the year, but still need a long-term fix to save them from bankruptcy and collapse. …

4/7/2016 12:00 AM
City should resume intervention program
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Shootings in Toledo rose nearly 50 percent last year, and continue to climb this year. Now more than ever, the city needs effective intervention and prevention programs to reduce violence. …

4/7/2016 12:00 AM
The Wisconsin effect
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
With less clarity than we had as April began, only days ago. With greater likelihood of at least one contested midsummer convention, a faint prospect only months ago. With new pressures on the front-runners and new opportunities for the underdogs, newly invigorated but still facing a difficult battle. …

4/4/2016 12:00 AM
Sometimes generation gap can’t be bridged
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Many years ago, when I was much younger, I used to look at the clothes my father would wear — the strange combinations of colors, stripes, and styles — and silently mutter to myself: “C’mon, Dad. Did you get dressed in the dark?” …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
The new truth of American politics
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
WASHINGTON — American politics is standing on its head this year. …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
An uncommon — but appropriate — choice
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Recently The Blade did something it — and most other newspapers — very seldom do: …

4/2/2016 12:00 AM
Hensville — collaboration and revitalization
BY JOE NAPOLI
Spring is always an exciting time for me, because that’s the time of year when we welcome the Toledo Mud Hens and their loyal fans back to Fifth Third Field for the start of another baseball season. …

4/1/2016 12:00 AM
Task force points blame at Snyder appointees
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — What’s perhaps most stunning about the Flint Water Advisory Task Force’s final report is how brutally tough it is. …

3/28/2016 12:00 AM
A touching farewell to a gifted leader
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
It is with sadness that I mark the recent passing of Sister Phyllis Ann Gerold. She was an elegant and gifted woman who as president and CEO of Mercy and St. Charles Hospitals in Toledo, touched the lives of innumerable people and made our town a better place. …




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