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11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Pivotal Jordan
Opinion
Jordan, the last stable neighbor of Israel, is feeling the strain of unending waves of refugees, this time from Syria. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Counting votes
Opinion
Whatever else it is not, the Electoral College system of electing presidents is simple to understand. …

11/22/2014 12:00 AM
Protect and serve
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Police officers are among the few people who are licensed to kill. They have enormous authority, and police/​community relations depend largely on how they exercise it. The communities that hire and pay police officers need to be reasonably certain that their cops can handle the immense authority that they are given. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Redoing Electoral College isn't easy
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Michigan Republicans aren’t happy with the fact Democrats seem to have a hammerlock on the state’s electoral votes in presidential elections. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: General assembly's latest redistricting plan
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Lake Erie letdown
Editorials
More than three months after an outbreak of algae in Lake Erie poisoned Toledo’s tap water, the General Assembly is at last moving forward legislation aimed at addressing the state’s water issues. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
Circumventing the Constitution
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As the legislative season wraps up, some members of the Ohio General Assembly are quietly trying to push through the so-called Heartbeat Bill, which would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detectable. …

11/21/2014 12:00 AM
City officials should pay to open pools
Letters to the Editor
Pools are great, but it is ridiculous that there are individuals on Toledo City Council such as Steven Steel and Lindsay Webb who want to keep under-attended pools open (“City council, mayor fight over pools; Collins committed to reduce borrowing for general funds,” Nov. 14). …

11/20/2014 12:29 AM
A case with real-life consequences
BY DENNIS BOVA BLADE OPINION COPY EDITOR
The summons to jury duty — an important duty of citizenship — always comes at the wrong time. I was summoned twice while my wife was expecting. I feared that she would go into labor while I was in the jury box and I would have to dash from the courtroom. But I was not picked to serve in either …

11/20/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Obama sings like a canary
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST