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Updated 6 hours ago
Fraternal brotherhood
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
With age, it is said, comes wisdom. Not always, of course — a lot of old people are sent to prison. But I think the point has merit, something that was underscored for me when I was asked recently to help put together a college fraternity reunion. …

Published 6 hours ago
Smokestack was symbol of city’s past
Letters to the Editor
Toledo officials have destroyed a lovely reminder of the city’s industrial past (“City wants to take smokestack down; Demo error ruined potential preservation,” Sept. 12). At East Toledo’s old Acme power plant site, we had a beautiful smokestack, a symbol of power and strength standing tall for all to see. …

Published 6 hours ago
The Snyder scandals
Opinion
A FEW months ago, it seemed likely that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder would breeze to a second term in November. …

Published 6 hours ago
Debatable judgment
Opinion
GOV. John Kasich is refusing to debate his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald — a move that disrespects both the candidate and Ohio voters. Although Governor Kasich is comfortably ahead in the polls, he should still feel compelled to make a full case for his re-election. …

Published 6 hours ago
Close the gap
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When the first version of the Paycheck Fairness Act was introduced in Congress in 2009, its sponsors likely did not anticipate that Republican lawmakers would block the common-sense law from consideration for more than five years. …

Updated 20 hours ago
We need to talk to our kids about drugs
BY KAREN W. KASICH
The transition from long summer days to a flurry of back-to-school activities has been a hectic time for families throughout Ohio, including mine. Each school year holds something new and promising for Ohio’s children — new classes, new friends, and new experiences. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Don't count out FitzGerald just yet
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
If, as the prevailing political narrative has it, Ed FitzGerald is a dead man walking, he isn’t accepting the autopsy report. Don’t call the undertaker just yet. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Ohio's General Assembly
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Restitution a must in Bedford case
Letters to the Editor
I was sad to read about the senseless damage done to the Bedford High School football field (“Obscenity on field postpones Bedford football games,” Sept. 11). It was malicious and nasty, as well as stupid. …

9/21/2014 12:00 AM
Actions, not a name, define a group
Letters to the Editor
ISIS stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. However, those subscribing to ISIS are gangsters who are doing everything contrary to the teachings of Islam. …