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Updated 4 hours ago
Rev. Lake should give it a rest
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Toledo’s best-known street preacher, the Rev. Slim Lake, is cooling out in the Lucas County jail, and no one who cares about disadvantaged kids or reducing violence in this community should rejoice. Whatever else he’s done, Lake has mentored and supported dozens of young people who have little else but him — kids who practically no one else in …

Updated 13 hours ago
To fight algae menace, deal with climate change
BY BILL STOWE
Toledo is not alone.

Updated 14 hours ago
Letter from campaign not published
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Sharon Zahn-Davis was puzzled that The Blade would not publish her letter to the editor about Social Security and Medicare. …

Updated 14 hours ago
Romney a possible 2016 candidate
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John Kennedy, and eight years later was elected to the White House. …

Published 22 hours ago
Kirk: Ohio politicians rejoice
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 22 hours ago
President must earn Peace Prize
Letters to the Editor
President Obama needs to earn the Nobel Peace Prize he was awarded in 2009. (“Obama pledges expanded air assault on ISIS militants; U.S. to begin strikes in Syria, send about 500 more troops to Iraq,” Sept. 11). We learned that he plans airstrikes in Syria in an effort to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Is …

Published 22 hours ago
Exonerating the innocent
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine started calling for old DNA evidence in late 2011, encouraging Ohio’s 800 law enforcement agencies to clear their testable sexual assault evidence shelves. …

Published 22 hours ago
Measuring results
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Tesla Motors, which recently wrangled more than $1 billion in tax breaks out of the state of Nevada, has proved itself unusually adept at obtaining government support for its private enterprise. But it’s hardly alone in tapping state and local governments for incentives, such as tax credits for jobs created and money invested. …

Published 22 hours ago
Ask hygienist on best ways to brush teeth
Letters to the Editor
Want to wind a hygienist up tighter than a spool of floss? Just say, as the headline does on your Aug. 25 article: “No best way to brush teeth.” Those are fighting words to these dental disease prevention specialists. …

Published 22 hours ago
Agency notes dangers of alcohol to fetuses
Letters to the Editor
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month, a time to remember the positive impact a woman can have on her unborn child if she abstains from drinking alcohol when trying to become pregnant and then during the nine months of her pregnancy. …