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Updated 11 hours ago
Valuable set-aside

Setting goals — not quotas — for minority contracting is an effective way for government to promote the growth of small business while it works to overcome the continuing effects of past racial bias. Gov. John Kasich’s administration deserves credit for not only meeting but exceeding the goals in Ohio law for state government’s purchase of goods and services through minority-owned …

Published 17 hours ago
Kirk: Veterans deserve better
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 19 hours ago
Michigan’s energy wisdom

President Obama last month announced a sensible Clean Power Plan aimed at fighting climate change by reducing carbon emissions. This has special relevance for Michigan and Ohio, both of which are more coal-dependent than many other states.  …

Published 19 hours ago
So long, seersucker

If you see them on the hot pavement this week, in their lightweight suits of striped puckered cotton, keep in mind these men and women are not here to scoop ice cream. Or to imitate Matlock. Or to re-enact To Kill a Mockingbird. …

Published 19 hours ago
Justice for Noe: Pardon him
Letters to the Editor
Your Aug. 23 editorial “Justice for Tom Noe” said that Gov. John Kasich should accept the state Parole Board’s recommendation that he reject Noe’s clemency request. …

Published 19 hours ago
Bottom of the ninth
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Detroit tore down Tiger Stadium six years ago, a decade after major league baseball was played there for the last time. Every effort to save the magnificent old ballpark, or part of it, had failed. …

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Keep the blasted heat
BY DENNIS BOVA BLADE OPINION COPY EDITOR
I’m not a summer guy. I actually look forward to Labor Day. It’s not because of a last-splash cookout. The closest I’ll get to a cookout is to watch reruns of Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives on the Food Network. …

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Pursuing safety

Regional cooperation almost always creates more efficient and effective government. But when law enforcement agencies cooperate to save lives and tax dollars, the results are even better. …

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: FIat Chrysler leaving Toledoans confused
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

9/3/2015 12:00 AM
Sadly, flirting has changed
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Aug. 23 article “Women can say no anytime; Flirting scenarios that don’t lead to sex”: I am a couple of generations removed from young people today, but with age comes wisdom. In my era, flirtatious behavior was fun, often leading to future dates. That allowed each person to get to know the other’s values and interests,…




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