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Imagine a group of neo-Nazis spewing their venom to a silent, empty street. That probably won’t happen here this afternoon, but it’s an encouraging thought that should guide the actions of everyone in the Toledo area. …

Updated 12 hours ago
Ukraine’s cries for help haunt Kaptur
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The freedom that Americans take for granted, Ukrainians are dying to experience. At least 6,000 people have lost their lives fighting a year-old Russian-backed insurgency in Ukraine’s eastern regions. …

Published 20 hours ago
Panel has right idea for Secor Village
Letters to the Editor
Kudos to the Toledo Plan Commission for requiring an evergreen hedge along Secor Road to help buffer the Whole Foods Market parking lot from Secor in the planned new retail complex there (“Plans for Secor Village in West Toledo approved,” April 10). …

Published 20 hours ago
No contest

Ohio Democratic Party leaders are determined to prevent a seriously contested primary election in next year’s campaign for U.S. Senate. Their disdain for voter choice and competition helps explain the party’s awful performance in recent elections in which the ticket was headed by someone not named Obama. …

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio House’s bad plan

The Republican lawmakers who control the Ohio House routinely proclaim their fiscal conservatism. The 3,000-page budget bill that House GOP leaders disgorged this week suggests their definition of the term: Do the crowd-pleasing stuff now; kick the hard choices down the road. …

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
Losing influence

Gov. John Kasich finally broke a long public silence on Ohio’s Medicaid expansion last week, declaring that he expects it to continue under the federal Affordable Care Act, without his again having to end-run the General Assembly. …

4/17/2015 12:00 AM
Neo-Nazis don’t deserve protection
Letters to the Editor
Why are we providing police protection and disrupting our town for neo-Nazis (“City seeks gun ban, restrictions for rally; Order would cover neo-Nazis, others,” April 16)? Take Back the Night marchers for the evening of the rally were refused a police presence because of the rally. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Price check

Imagine you need to buy an expensive product, but you have no idea how much it’s going to cost — and the companies that sell it refuse to give you the price until you agree to buy it from them. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Hunger strike ends

A monthlong hunger strike in the super-max cells of Ohio State Penitentiary has ended — at least for now — with prison officials reportedly agreeing to some of the demands of inmates who went without food since March 16. …

4/16/2015 12:00 AM
Let’s make Ohio the best place to do business, hire workers
BY JON HUSTED
We want Ohio to be the best state in the nation to start a new business. More businesses mean more jobs and a better life for the people of our state. …




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