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Updated 7 hours ago
Take back the power
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Ohio’s methods of drawing election districts are among the most corrupt and anti-democratic in the nation. Grotesque gerrymandering, controlled by top Republican officials in the state and resisted feebly if at all by Democrats, has made the General Assembly and U.S. House delegation unrepresentative of Ohio citizens. It minimizes ballot competition and preserves one-party dominance. …

Updated 8 hours ago
Where are pro-choice voices?
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Abortion is one of the most frequently used medical procedures in the world. By some estimates, as many as one in three American women will have an abortion during her lifetime. Close to a million abortions are performed in the United States each year. …

Updated 15 hours ago
Food imports should have been scrutinized
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Ken Hale was just one of several readers who were taken aback by a statement in Keith Burris’ column on June 12. …

Published 15 hours ago
Kirk: Debt
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 15 hours ago
Kroger sale is best for Sisters of Notre Dame
BY SISTER MARY DELORES GATLIFF
Quietly and with little fanfare, the Sisters of Notre Dame have provided high-quality education in Toledo since 1877. We have served poor and disenfranchised people in northwest Ohio, just as many other religious communities of women elsewhere have done for centuries. …

Published 15 hours ago
Same-sex ruling pits law versus people
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Published 15 hours ago
Group’s donations belie GOP’s talk
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Published 15 hours ago
Kasich did public a disservice on insurance
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Published 15 hours ago
Credit retort

When auto insurers decide how much to charge their customers, they often look not only at driving records but also credit scores. The practice is wrong, unfairly penalizing people who have poor credit because of medical calamity or job loss, not because they’re irresponsible or refuse to pay their bills. Ohio should ban it, as three other states already have.…

Published 15 hours ago
Broken promise

An investigation by National Public Radio has revealed that the Veterans Administration failed to follow through on its promise to locate, treat, and compensate about 4,000 World War II troops who were the subjects of Army mustard gas tests. The default is shameful. …




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