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3/20/2014 12:00 AM
Capital ideas
Editorials
The state capital budget proposed this week by Gov. John Kasich and Republican legislative leaders helpfully addresses the construction and maintenance needs of public schools and universities, Ohio’s physical infrastructure, and economic development projects in local communities, including Toledo. These same officials, of course, have presided over deep cuts in state aid to the operations of many of these institutions.…

3/20/2014 12:00 AM
Southwyck can be good Costco site
Letters to the Editor
With all of the issues facing the proposed Costco store in Perrysburg, why hasn’t the city of Toledo reached out with an offer of the former Southwyck Mall property (“Proposed Costco site main topic of criticism; Residents worry about traffic, property values,” March 14)? …

3/20/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: FrankenStalin
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/18/2014 9:37 PM
Maumee Dearest: Anthony Wayne Bridge Closing Alternatives
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
President shouldn’t be a comedian
Letters to the Editor
President Obama’s appearance on the Internet comedy series Between Two Ferns was embarrassing (“Obama tapes ‘Funny or Die’ interview,” March 12). …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio mistrusts democracy
Editorials
Ohio Republicans must not think their political candidates can win a fair fight against Democrats. They’ve decided to rig the state’s election system in their favor, deliberately making voting harder for people who tend to vote Democratic, particularly minorities and the poor. …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Malaysian mystery
Editorials
If the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared this month is found on solid ground, the family members and friends of its passengers and crew still will have suffered the trauma during the interim period of not knowing. Even that outcome becomes increasingly unlikely as time passes. …

3/19/2014 12:00 AM
Uncommon sense
Editorials
Requiring firearms owners to keep their guns locked or safely stored away from children makes sense to most people. But for Ohio’s legislature and gun lobby, common sense is anything but. …

3/18/2014 9:18 AM
Listen here, there’s nothing wrong with girls being bossy
BY SUZETTE HACKNEY BLADE COLUMNIST
A new awareness campaign to banish the word “bossy” went viral last week, as superstars such as Beyonce and Jennifer Garner declared that the word should be off limits because of its toxic effects on young girls. …

3/17/2014 8:12 PM
Spay, neuter pets to aid solution
Letters to the Editor
Animal shelters locally and nationwide are overflowing with dogs and cats who need and deserve loving homes (“Test a life-or-death matter for dogs at county shelter; Blade will publish exam scores for canines killed,” March 17). One estimate, by Best Friends Animal Society, says more than 9,000 shelter pets are killed each day in the United …