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Updated 13 hours ago
Kasich’s image of so-called moderation?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Early on, the candidate decided to put all of his eggs in one New Hampshire basket. Smart strategy. John Kasich staked his Republican presidential campaign on it. …

Published 18 hours ago
Lake Erie watershed is impaired

I am disturbed that Toledo City Council has kicked the can down the road about designating the Lake Erie watershed as impaired (“Designation of Erie watershed stalls in council,” Jan. 27).  …

Published 18 hours ago
Cancer care

As the nation takes up what President Obama calls a “moon shot” to cure cancer, the need for contributions from one sector of the medical community  — patients — may not be obvious. …

Published 18 hours ago
Detroit’s cautionary tale

Detroit’s public school system is in dreadful shape. More than a half-billion dollars in debt, it continues to hemorrhage money and students. In 2000, the district enrolled 167,000 students; today, it’s barely 42,000. By nearly every measure, student performance is far below the minimum needed for success in school and life.  …

2/5/2016 12:59 AM
It’s a different world for UT, BG recruiters
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The late Frank X. Lauterbur always enjoyed telling the tales of his two greatest recruiting feats at the University of Toledo. …

2/5/2016 12:14 AM
Black bear numbers on rise in Michigan
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
There are about 20,000 black bears in the state of Michigan, with the bulk of that population living in the semiwilderness of the Upper Peninsula. But a significant growth in black bear numbers has taken place in the northern half of the lower peninsula, where hardwood and conifer forests provide the habitat and varied food sources these large omnivores …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
More to Flint than political blame game

Your Jan. 30 editorial “Disgraceful blame game” suggests that the blame for the Flint, Mich., tragedy belongs to Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and no one else. The facts tell a different story. …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
High court gives hope to those sentenced to life as minors in Mich.
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — For the past few weeks, the lead-poisoning horror in Flint has dominated Michigan news like no other story in years. …

2/5/2016 12:00 AM
Crime’s new frontier

U.S. attorneys aren’t household names, but  federal prosecutors perform some of the nation’s most important legal work. They enforce a wide range of criminal and civil laws and prosecute public corruption, civil rights violations, drug trafficking, fraud, human trafficking, and firearms crimes. …

2/4/2016 12:00 AM
Around Town: 2-4
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
■ COMMUNITY leaders were honored during the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce 2016 annual meeting, dinner, and awards “Celebrating a Partnership for Progress.” The event was in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union at Bowling Green State University. …




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