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Pope ties immigration to families
Pope Francis began his first visit to the United States Sept. 23, and in his opening speech, at the White House, the Argentinian pontiff said, “As the son of an immigrant family, I am happy to be a guest in this country, which was largely built by such families.” …

10/3/2015 12:00 AM
Latest abortion outrage
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The Kasich administration’s denial of so-called variance requests to two Ohio clinics that perform abortions offers another reminder of the state’s absurd anti-abortion policies. The decision could mean that most of Ohio’s abortion clinics will have closed since 2011, and may make Cincinnati the nation’s largest metropolitan area without an abortion provider. …

10/3/2015 12:00 AM
How long is ‘long-term exposure’?
Letters to the Editor
It is unimaginable that the city of Toledo failed to notify customers that their water has been contaminated with cancer-causing trihalomethanes for the past year (“Chemical in water poses risk of cancer,” Sept. 14). …

10/2/2015 12:00 AM
Water still a problem in Flint
FLINT, Mich. — Residents here haven’t yet marched on city hall or the governor’s office with pitchforks and blazing torches. But if they did, a lot of people might not blame them. …

10/2/2015 12:00 AM
Restore the energy mandates

Of the many bad choices the General Assembly and Gov. John Kasich have made, one of the worst was their decision last year to pause Ohio’s effective mandates to promote alternative energy production and energy efficiency. Now some state lawmakers seek to compound that error by freezing the standards indefinitely. …

10/2/2015 12:00 AM
The UAW’s failure

When the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced agreement on a new contract last month, industry experts were pleased. The deal, which included raises for all workers and a lessening of the pay gap between tiers of workers, was praised. Trouble is, someone forgot to tell the rank and file.  …

10/2/2015 12:00 AM
Cameras have pitfalls for police
Letters to the Editor
Wearing body cameras by Toledo police officers could be a double-edged sword (“City police suit up with a watchful eye; Body cameras now part of uniform in bid to build trust,” Sept. 29). The officer’s supervisor will be on his or her shoulder, watching every move whether it’s good or bad. …

10/1/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Obama meets Putin

10/1/2015 12:00 AM
What will the next mayor do about budget, jobs,water?
The winner of next month’s special election for mayor of Toledo could take office with as little as 20 percent of the vote. This year, every vote really does count. …

10/1/2015 12:00 AM
Tax the fracks, at last

Once state lawmakers get around to passing a bill that reforms Ohio’s scandalously lax system of charter school regulation, their second most important task for the rest of the year will be enacting a reasonable and needed increase in state severance taxes on oil and natural-gas production. …

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