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8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Mideast violence sad for both sides
Letters to the Editor
Thank you for publishing the July 25 guest editorial “Hamas’ depraved strategy.” It accurately depicted the situation of the Hamas terror tunnels and the continuing salvos of missiles aimed at Israel. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
TARTA leaders must step up or go
Letters to the Editor
The Blade continues to look for leadership in all the wrong places. The solution is not a regional sales tax, as you propose, but better TARTA management. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Needed rate hike
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As Toledoans fret about the toxicity of their water supply, Mayor D. Michael Collins’ administration is preparing to ask Toledo City Council to approve a substantial six-year increase in sewer rates. The city needs money from the rate hike to finish construction of the Toledo Waterways Initiative (TWI), a federally mandated program to keep sewage out of local rivers …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
TARTA union seeks better transit
Letters to the Editor
Your July 8 editorial “Looking for a leader” was a call to elected officials and the public to realize that we must find creative solutions to the problems of our transit system. …

8/2/2014 12:00 AM
Democrats not always for women
Letters to the Editor
Your July 20 editorial “Gender-specific politics” was written with the questionable premise that Democrats have historically supported women’s rights. To The Blade’s credit, the editorial acknowledged that women’s issues encompass much more than abortion. Yet in editorial after editorial, you promote abortion. …

8/2/2014 12:00 AM
Argentina vs. ‘vultures’
WASHINGTON POST
There are no good guys in the story of Argentina’s debt default, which pits President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s erratic populist government against bare-knuckled Wall Street hedge funds. …

8/2/2014 12:00 AM
Ryan’s block grants
Editorials
For years, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin has been considered the intellectual heavyweight among congressional Republicans on fiscal issues — often at the expense of the nation’s most vulnerable citizens. Not much has changed, given the new anti-poverty plan the House budget committee chairman proposes. …

8/2/2014 12:00 AM
Appealing for rights
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Toledo’s last abortion provider likely will need help from a federal appeals court if it is to stay open past this month. The Ohio Department of Health issued an atrocious order this week revoking Capital Care Network’s license, based on a state law that requires clinics that perform abortions to have an emergency-care transfer agreement with a local hospital.…

8/1/2014 12:00 AM
Gubernatorial candidate optimistic
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Days before he officially becomes Michigan’s Democratic nominee for governor, Mark Schauer is optimistic. …

8/1/2014 12:00 AM
Anti-Nugent outrage is selective
Letters to the Editor
It is difficult to believe the hypocrisy of groups that complain about the scheduled appearance of Ted Nugent at the Northwest Ohio Rib-Off (“Nugent at Rib-Off is wrong for Toledo,” Readers’ Forum, July 20). These groups all seem to say they support freedom of speech, but they only believe in speech that conforms with their bias. …