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Kirk: Cliven Bundy's self-branding
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Southwyck site perfect for new jail
Letters to the Editor
Why not build a new Lucas County jail on the site of the former Southwyck mall (“Fast track,” editorial, April 17)? It has utility services, land for future expansion, and roadways. …

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Light at the end of Detroit's tunnel
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Suddenly, for the first time since Detroit’s dreary bankruptcy process began last year, there seemed a real chance that the city might emerge from its fiscal woes in a way that didn’t leave pensioners penniless, or destroy the Detroit Institute of Arts. …

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Resisting change
Editorials
Voters in Algeria this month gave a fourth five-year term to its chronically ill president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77. His victory leaves unanswered the question of who really runs the North African country, since he almost certainly does not. …

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Targeted killings
NEW YORK TIMES
For years, the Obama Administration has played a self-serving and duplicitous game over its power to kill people away from any battlefield and without judicial oversight or accountability. …

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Take care
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It's good that Gov. John Kasich’s administration is strengthening its oversight of oil and natural-gas drilling that uses the common technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. It would have been better if the state had acted before, not after, geologists for the first time linked fracking to earthquakes in Ohio— five minor tremors in Mahoning County last month. But …

4/24/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Middle class
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/24/2014 12:00 AM
Louisville welcomes city action
Letters to the Editor
On behalf of the city of Louisville and its residents, we are pleased to welcome Toledo as a compassionate city (“‘A wish for a better world’: Greater Toledo and Northwest Ohio becomes a ‘compassionate community,’” April 19). We in Louisville are committed to learn together with you as we work to build a more compassionate world. …

4/24/2014 12:00 AM
Keep the search open
Opinion
As University of Toledo officials look for a successor to President Lloyd Jacobs, who plans to step down next year, they might review the recent presidential search process at Kent State University — as a guide to what not to do. …

4/24/2014 12:00 AM
Out of this world
Opinion
A team of astronomers says it has discovered an Earth-sized planet in the “Goldilocks zone” — not too cold, not too hot, and thus potentially a home to life. …