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Rule of law

Toledoans can feel relieved that the neo-Nazi rally downtown on Saturday ended with no injuries or property damage and just one arrest, in contrast to a similar event a decade ago that sparked a riot in the city. The positive result last weekend was largely a product of an effective show of force by the Toledo Police Department and …

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Kirk: Disinfecting One Government Center after the neo-Nazi rally
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Mrs. Clinton vs. Rubio
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
One responded to the Kennedy-era call for a new generation of leaders. The other renewed that call for a new generation to lead this country in a new direction in a new century. …

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Medicare for all would cut health costs
Letters to the Editor
Your series on preposterously variable health-care prices usefully pointed out one of the key symptoms of our sick health-care system (“The cost of care,” April 5, April 12). Sadly, making prices transparent will not help to control costs, because there never will be a normal market for most health-care services. …

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Republican budget hurts poor families
Letters to the Editor
Your April 6 editorial “Home economics: Nutty and nasty,” about the harshness of the proposed Republican budget, can hardly be improved upon. …

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Casinos need to promote themselves
Letters to the Editor
I take the side of Eric Schippers, a senior vice president for Penn National Gaming Inc., operator of Hollywood Casino Toledo (“Lawmakers want larger cut of gambling revenues; Senators say casinos, ‘racinos’ shortchanging state,” April 1). …

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Gas pipeline will help Ohio merchants
Letters to the Editor
Ohio’s retail merchants enable all Ohioans to benefit from low, stable operating costs and overhead. When our costs are low — at the jeweler, baker, convenience store, and office supply store — our customers are happy. …

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Their house

Prisoners rarely get to go to the movies. But tonight, about 600 inmates in six Ohio prisons will watch a searing, award-winning documentary on America’s wasteful and Draconian war on drugs. Miles away, hundreds of citizens, criminal justice officials, and drug treatment providers gathered at the Palace Theater in Marion will join them via Skype. …

Updated 19 hours ago
Alice still relevant
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the book commonly known as Alice in Wonderland, the greatest “children’s book” ever written. Many tea parties are planned to celebrate. …

Updated 19 hours ago
A Monday mix
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
I was in a fender-bender accident recently. Nobody was hurt and I was not at fault. That’s the extent of the good news. All of us have been there at one time or other, so you know what I’m talking about when I say the hassle that follows can be a royal pain. …




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