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Syrian-centered xenophobia strikes Michigan
DETROIT — Most Americans were dead set against admitting refugees — even children, no matter what they had suffered. …

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To beat ISIS: Cooperation, conviction
Letters to the Editor

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Bison bloodbath

North America once was home to as many as 60 million bison. Now, 5,000 are said to be too many within the borders of Yellowstone National Park, which proposes to kill 1,000 of the iconic creatures this winter. …

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UAW’s challenging future
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This should be a happy holiday season for the United Auto Workers, now that the union has reached new four-year contracts with the Detroit Three automakers. Chrysler workers will be the first to get bonuses, which should pump millions of dollars into Toledo’s economy during the prime shopping period. …

11/26/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo and Ohio should welcome, not fear, refugees
A few years after I graduated from Whitmer High School, I lived and worked in Amman, Jordan, representing vulnerable refugees. At this time last year, I met with a refugee family at its home in a poor neighborhood of Amman during a torrential rainstorm — a rarity in the city.  …

11/26/2015 12:00 AM
Deadly spin

It’s bad enough that Pentagon officials would sugar-coat intelligence reports on how the American military is faring against any foreign adversary. But doing that in assessments of Islamic State, when jihadists are expanding their attacks abroad, risks the security of the United States and its allies. …

11/26/2015 12:00 AM
Family moment

Children who name their favorite holiday are apt to choose their birthday or Christmas. Ask an adult, though, and the answer is likely to be Thanksgiving. Maybe it’s wisdom talking. …

11/26/2015 12:00 AM
Spirit of giving

Dec. 1 is Giving Tuesday — a day for Toledoans to support local nonprofit organizations while they promote the region’s economy and social infrastructure. “Win-win” doesn’t begin to describe the benefits. …

11/26/2015 12:00 AM
Planned Parenthood cuts hurt
Letters to the Editor
Cutting funding for Planned Parenthood is a cruel swipe at women’s health care to garner votes from the most extreme members of the Republican Party (“Ohio House cuts Planned Parenthood,” Nov. 18). Writing laws that disproportionately affect women denies them the same rights of privacy, dignity, and sovereignty that men enjoy. …

11/25/2015 12:00 AM
Congress and democracy

Ohioans voted this month for a fairer, more democratic way to determine who represents them in the General Assembly. They overwhelmingly approved a proposal, placed on the ballot by state lawmakers of both parties, that will reform the process of drawing legislative districts — a process that now allows the party in power (currently the GOP) to inflate its numbers …

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