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Reader questions sports coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Is The Blade sexist when it comes to sports coverage?

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‘Can’t breathe’ column wise
Letters to the Editor
Suzette Hackney’s Dec. 9 editorial page column “We can’t breathe: a cry for equality” was directed not just at northwest Ohio, but also to the nation. …

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Kirk: 2014 year in review
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Kirk: Who's the enemy?
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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UT law school grads make their mark
Letters to the Editor
Your readers might be interested to know of the performance of University of Toledo College of Law graduates on the July, 2014, bar exams in Ohio and Michigan. Our graduates passed the Ohio bar exam at the second-highest rate — after Ohio State University — for first-time exam takers among the state’s nine law schools. …

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Tiger Ridge animal site better than depicted
Letters to the Editor
The details in Brittany Peet’s Dec. 18 op-ed column, “Tiger Ridge Exotics doesn’t deserve to be called an animal refuge,” about Ken Hetrick’s Tiger Ridge Exotics are conveniently misleading. …

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Don’t be so quick to embrace ties with Cuba
Letters to the Editor
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) said about Cuba: “As I walked through the country and I saw the remnants of an upper class that had exploited the workers of that country, you could see where revolution might come from” (“Restored ties to Caribbean nation brings mixed feelings,” Dec. 18). …

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Deer neighbors
Opinion
Ottawa Hills voters agreed four years ago that shooting isn’t a good solution to the village’s deer-population problem. As they review the village’s deer policy, residents should honor that referendum and come up with more humane ways to manage their four-legged neighbors. …

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Judging addiction
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Lucas County Common Pleas Court judges voted this month to move forward with an adult felony drug court. Amid northwest Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic, the new docket is welcome and long overdue. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Sales tax hike like a lump of coal
Letters to the Editor
The news that Lucas County commissioners plan to raise the county sales tax to 7.25 percent came like a lump of coal in every county resident’s Christmas stocking (“Commissioners start process of raising sales tax; Funds sought for services, jail,” Dec. 23). This action speaks to the commissioners’ inability to control spending. …