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Published 15 hours ago
Response as upsetting as theft
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Aug. 25 article “Toledo burglary victims rip slow police response”: Sometimes next to nothing is done when a burglary takes place. …

Published 15 hours ago
Putin’s invasion
WASHINGTON POST
If any international norm can still be called uncontroversial, it is the stricture against cross-border aggression by one sovereign state against another. Certainly any failure to enforce it in one place invites violations elsewhere. …

Published 15 hours ago
9-year-old killer
Editorials
The nation’s firearms debate has a new element: gun control for children. …

Published 15 hours ago
Right at home
Featured Editorial: Home
What’s the most politically conservative big city in Ohio? Well, not Cleveland, certainly, but maybe Columbus? No — got to be Cincinnati, right? …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
ISIS violence needs strong response
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The rise of militant Sunni Muslims in parts of Syria and Iraq has been in the making for more than 40 years. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has in the past six months consolidated its gains with the fall of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Its progress, however, has been slowed with recent aerial bombardment and …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
ProMedica threatens green space
Letters to the Editor
I proposed the mid 1990s land swap that enabled the city of Toledo to acquire the riverfront site of the former Federal Building in exchange for the parcel at the north end of Civic Center Mall, the planned site of a new federal courthouse. I am appalled at recent news accounts that a portion of the riverfront land may become …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Ghost wings
Editorials
Today marks a sad 100-year anniversary, a postscript to a slaughter in the natural world that remains unparalleled in this nation’s history. …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Labor dishonored
Editorials
Today is Labor Day, set aside to honor the toil and skill of the American worker. More than a parade, more than a picnic, if there’s one thing many American workers want today, it’s a raise. …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
Getting schooled on addiction
Editorials
Treatment, law enforcement, and prevention are all important as Ohio battles an opioid and heroin epidemic. On balance, however, stopping people from becoming addicted is the most effective of the three strategies; it helps ensure that the crisis won’t continue for generations. …

8/31/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Frogtown? More like Tortoisetown
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST