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4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Vital help at home

Home health-care workers enable old and disabled people to avoid institutions and maintain a sense of independence while they live at home. Yet these employees, in Ohio and nationwide, are underpaid and overworked, and generally don’t get employer-sponsored benefits. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Firms won’t develop technology on their own

After I read J. Winston Porter’s April 19 op-ed column, “Obama’s climate fixes promise huge costs, few results,” I was struck by his opinion that a comprehensive world environmental solution will not be addressed except with new technologies. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Global-warming ‘agnostic’ hasn’t changed

Mr. Porter repeats the standard industry litany of reasons that the nation cannot address the carbon emissions problem now: The United States cannot afford it, and China and India aren’t going along. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Natural gas pipeline a threat to nature

I am a longtime resident of the Oak Openings area and a property owner in the projected pathway of the NEXUS natural gas pipeline project. I am concerned about the impact of the pipeline along the south fork of the Wabash Cannonball Trail, which adjoins the north edge of my property in western Lucas County (“NEXUS project; Federal agency to …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Who pays for power at station?
Letters to the Editor
Who pays for the electricity used at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge’s charging station (“Rep. Kaptur takes Kasich to task on renewable energy,” April 22)? The user? Taxpayers? …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
‘5 of 8’ rule outdated?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The Ohio Board of Education has some explaining to do. It recently eliminated school staffing requirements that affect art, music, and physical education teachers. …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Refugee crisis

Escalating conflicts in war-torn regions of the Middle East, Africa, and Asia have brought a sharp increase in the number of suffering refugees who seek asylum in Europe. …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Saving Lake Erie

A new state law offers a good start — but no more than that — on cleansing Lake Erie of harmful algae. State, federal, local, and regional officials, as well as environmental, scientific, farm, and industry groups, now must build on the law to help prevent a recurrence of the kind of toxic pollution that poisoned Toledo’s water supply last …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Criminals won’t get gun checks
Letters to the Editor
In response to your April 15 editoral “Assault on public safety”: I do not favor allowing everyone in Ohio to carry a concealed gun without proper training and testing. I have no problem with background checks for people who apply to carry a gun. …

4/24/2015 12:00 AM
An ode to Michigan’s Sen. Griffin
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — For a moment, U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican, played a key role in one of the most gripping dramas in American history. …




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