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5/4/2015 12:00 AM
High sales of guns cut crime rate
Letters to the Editor
Columnist Charles Blow has it backward about gun control in his April 25 op-ed column, “NRA winning latest round in gun control debate.” The only important statement in his column is his reference to a Gallup report stating that 63 percent of Americans believed that ‘‘crime was on the rise, despite crime statistics holding near 20-year lows.…

5/3/2015 10:17 AM
Kirk: The Exorcist
Editorial Cartoons

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Baltimore’s cautionary tale
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It happened in Baltimore, and before that in Ferguson, Mo. But it could happen almost anywhere — including Toledo. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Don’t burden with higher taxes
BY DAVID WILLIAMS
Gov. John Kasich seeks a $5.2 billion tax hike on Ohio’s oil and natural gas industry. The Ohio House of Representatives rejected this effort in its budget bill, and the state Senate should do likewise. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Messing up Medicaid

The House version of Ohio’s next budget includes one redeeming measure: It continues Gov. John Kasich’s highly successful Medicaid expansion, despite grumbling from Tea Party extremists who care more about rigid anti-government ideology than they do about results. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Race to the bottom

To enact the new state budget by the June 30 deadline, Gov. John Kasich and the state House and Senate must reconcile deep differences in their spending plans. The House budget eliminates many of the best elements of Mr. Kasich’s proposal while making its bad features worse. The Senate will have to do better. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Parking garage fight not over
Letters to the Editor
Toledo City Council voted to accept ProMedica’s proposal for its downtown move, including the idea of plopping six stories of concrete onto Promenade Park (“Council approves ProMedica deal; Garage part of downtown project,” April 29). …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Politican cartoon appalling

I am appalled at the “Political pop quiz” April 24 editorial cartoon by The Blade’s Kirk Walters. It shows how liberal the Blade has become. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Keep Jackson St. as boulevard, but fix it

I agree with you about the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority’s proposal to restructure part of Jackson Street (“Terminal folly,” editorial, April 23). I am familiar with the boulevard, because I drive it every day on my way to my office at One SeaGate. …

5/2/2015 12:00 AM
Apple Watch is really a shackle
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Where is Howard Beale when you need him? Wearing an Apple Watch? Not on your life. …




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