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Published 38 minutes ago
The $188 million wake-up call

If the city of Toledo’s goal in repairing the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant is to restore public trust, as city council was told this week, that goal just took a $188 million hit. …

Published 38 minutes ago
No right to criticize The Andersons

Hedge Fund HC2 Holdings telling The Andersons executives that they have “poorly managed” the company is like the pot calling the kettle black (“The Andersons rejects $1B bid from New York Firm,” May 18). …

Published 38 minutes ago
How about some money for roads?

Our mayor seems to have a money tree in her office.  When it comes to the residential streets, there is no money on the money tree for the budget. She wanted more money from the taxpayers, by putting a levy on the ballot. The voters without question said no. …

Published 38 minutes ago
Michigan’s children continue to fall behind
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — To begin with a personal anecdote: believe it or not, this columnist’s mother was distressed in the mid-1950s when his father took a new job and moved out of Detroit. …

Published 38 minutes ago
Flight 804

So what happened to Egypt Air Flight 804, which vanished with 66 passengers and crew members on board while approaching Alexandria on a flight from Paris? …

Published 38 minutes ago
High Court rejects race standard

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let stand an egregious violation of a citizen’s right to a fair trial. In a 7-1 ruling, the Supreme Court agreed with defense attorneys for Georgia death row inmate Timothy Tyrone Foster that prosecutors kept blacks off his jury, in clear violation of his rights. …

Published 38 minutes ago
Kirk: VA services
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Updated 23 hours ago
Legal community hosts Gridiron Show
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
■ Lawyers, judges, court reporters, politicians, and invited guests swarmed into the Valentine Theatre for the 83rd annual Gridiron Show presented by the Toledo Junior Bar Association. While the program of jabs at politics and area happenings was off the record to the press, the Order of the Heel Award was presented to Pat Intagliata, director of The Toledo Bar Association …

5/26/2016 12:00 AM
Christians are loving, inclusive
BLADE STAFF
In “Tiny towns reject offers of business, employment” on May 8, a John Wiegert is quoted, “Being a Christian, I don’t want Somalis in here.” I’m curious as to what Christianity he follows. It doesn’t sound like the one of love, compassion, acceptance, and inclusion that I try to follow. …

5/26/2016 12:00 AM
Democracy in the dark

For years we’ve been told the reason there are so many negative campaign attack ads is simple — because they work. …




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