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Updated 14 hours ago
Dollars and sense
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Determining whether to move sentenced Lucas County inmates from the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio near Stryker may be the most controversial decision that confronts Lucas County commissioners as they plan for a new jail — even more thorny than where in the city of Toledo to build it. Moving those inmates will involve a substantial loss of revenue, and …

Published 15 hours ago
Kirk: Voter turnout
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 15 hours ago
Public education
Editorials
Just as parental involvement is crucial to student achievement, community engagement is equally vital. Toledo Public Schools is opening its doors to noneducators who want to help students; those mentors need to step inside. …

Published 15 hours ago
Kasich not the answer for Ohio
Letters to the Editor
If Blade columnist Keith C. Burris thinks incumbent John Kasich is a better choice for governor than Ed Fitzgerald, he and the rest of Ohio are in for a rude awakening (“FitzGerald is a dead man walking,” commentary, Oct. 16). …

10/22/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Code Counting
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/22/2014 12:00 AM
The bishop and the church
Editorials
The Most Rev. Daniel Thomas today becomes bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo, at a time of encouraging gestures toward change and greater outreach in the global church. Bishop Thomas already has offered reason for optimism that a similar spirit of openness and reconciliation will prevail during his administration of the church in northwest Ohio. …

10/22/2014 12:00 AM
Ebola exposed
Editorials
Ohioans are understandably concerned about a potential Ebola outbreak. Still, we must keep in mind that the risk of an epidemic here is unlikely. …

10/22/2014 12:00 AM
BWC form got a little too personal
Letters to the Editor
Your Oct. 17 article “Employers near deadline to claim share of lawsuit” raised the question of why there has been a low response rate for applications for rebates from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. I was an employer during the time in question, 2001 to 2009, when the bureau was alleged to have overcharged for premiums. …

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Auditor’s job more than appraisals
Letters to the Editor
Property appraisal is an important responsibility of the Lucas County Auditor’s Office, but it is not the only responsibility (“For county auditor: Navarre,” Oct. 13). You have endorsed a qualified real estate appraiser to oversee a complex department. …

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Safe haven
Editorials
Saving the lives of discarded exotic animals is a noble practice. Yet a Stony Ridge sanctuary is in danger of closing because of an Ohio law that imposes excessive regulation. State officials must show flexibility to achieve a reasonable resolution that keeps the affected animals in a safe and suitable environment. …