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9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Measuring results
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Tesla Motors, which recently wrangled more than $1 billion in tax breaks out of the state of Nevada, has proved itself unusually adept at obtaining government support for its private enterprise. But it’s hardly alone in tapping state and local governments for incentives, such as tax credits for jobs created and money invested. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Ask hygienist on best ways to brush teeth
Letters to the Editor
Want to wind a hygienist up tighter than a spool of floss? Just say, as the headline does on your Aug. 25 article: “No best way to brush teeth.” Those are fighting words to these dental disease prevention specialists. …

9/14/2014 12:00 AM
Agency notes dangers of alcohol to fetuses
Letters to the Editor
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month, a time to remember the positive impact a woman can have on her unborn child if she abstains from drinking alcohol when trying to become pregnant and then during the nine months of her pregnancy. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Amid digital terror, a growing sadness
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
My octogenarian confidant was distressed. The global transmissions of two beheadings in the Middle East rattled her to the core. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Set the standard
Featured Editorial: Home
Among the many complications of last month’s water crisis in Toledo was — and is — the lack of a federal definition of a safe level in drinking water of microcystin, the toxin that caused the emergency. Legislation proposed by leading members of Ohio’s congressional delegation would usefully address that absence, and deserves prompt enactment. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Heavy lifting
Editorials
Eating right and exercising may be the most direct route to good health, but also the one most avoided. In what is becoming an annual warning that goes unheeded in too many households, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week issued their latest annual report on obesity. The news wasn’t good. …

9/13/2014 12:00 AM
Must public stop firms’ inversion?
Letters to the Editor
I wish The Blade would follow up on the issue of corporate inversion to let the public know how many companies such as Burger King will incorporate itself outside of our great country so they can pay little or no taxes (“Obama must stop dithering and cut corporate tax rates,” op-ed column, Aug. 31)? …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. nominees should debate
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Twenty years ago, longtime incumbent Michigan Secretary of State Richard Austin agreed to debate Candice Miller, his little-known Republican opponent that year. …

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Coalition of the less than willing
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

9/12/2014 12:00 AM
Doctors leave her in a quandry
Letters to the Editor
The decision by my primary care physician and obstetrician/​gynecologist to leave private practice has left me with no doctor who takes my medical insurance (“Doctors abandon private practice to join major health-care systems; Obamacare, technology help accelerate move,” Sept. 1). …