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Conservation a prime objective
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
ROYAL OAK, Mich. — By virtually every measure, Ron Kagan has been one of the most successful directors of the Detroit Zoo since the park opened nearly a century ago. …

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How are we doing better in Toledo?
Letters to the Editor
How am I doing better in Toledo (“‘Do better in Toledo’ roadside signs offer welcome to visitors,” Dec. 18)? …

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GOP presidential race comes into focus
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Jeb Bush’s plunge into presidential waters — few politicians “actively explore” a White House run without knowing where those explorations will lead — ends some uncertainties about the 2016 campaign and creates others. …

Published 7 hours ago
Vaccinating the world
Editorials
Here’s a horrific fact that doesn’t get a lot of headlines: More than 6 million children under age 5 die each year, many from common diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia. …

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Clean-water woes
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Toledo’s water crisis last August made clear that the nation needs stronger water-protection laws to prevent another such emergency. A new rule proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would give the EPA the authority to regulate small waterways that flow into watersheds and affect water quality, in Ohio and across the country. …

12/25/2014 12:00 AM
Christmas 2014
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Christmas, for those of us who observe it, is an ideal time to reflect on matters larger than ourselves — not what kind of haul awaited us under the tree this morning, or what sort of feast we can anticipate this evening, or what the roads will be like in between, or who didn’t send us a card this year.…

12/25/2014 12:00 AM
Pop-up prison
Editorials
Plans to reopen a prison camp on the grounds of Toledo Correctional Institution should be shelved. Instead, corrections officials need to identify permanent solutions to the chronic overcrowding at the North Toledo facility. …

12/25/2014 12:00 AM
Moon junk
Editorials
In 1969, the U.S. moon landing became one of the greatest manifestations of bravery and ingenuity in human history. Fast-forward 45 years, and the grandeur has been replaced by an ingenious business opportunity. …

12/25/2014 12:00 AM
Christmas wish: One more truce
Letters to the Editor
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce during World War I between British and German troops. The brief cease-fire came about for many reasons after months of shared suffering by both sides. Most important, the soldiers realized their shared humanity. …

12/24/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: Tax hike? Get your pitchforks ready
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST