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1/1/2015 12:00 AM
At a minimum
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The new year begins with modest but significant improvement for about 277,000 Ohio workers, nearly 6 percent of the state’s work force, who earn the minimum wage or slightly more: Ohio’s minimum wage rises by 15 cents today, to $8.10 an hour. …

1/1/2015 12:00 AM
Riviera Maia issues lingered
Letters to the Editor
The closing of the Riviera Maia apartment complex and the displacement of its residents point to problems that have gone on too long (“City told to provide security to apartment complex,” Dec. 23). …

12/31/2014 12:42 AM
Maumee Dearest: So long, Domenic Montalto
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
Grading colleges
Editorials
The U.S. Department of Education plans to rate colleges and universities on their affordability, accessibility, and job outcomes. That could offer a useful tool to students who are navigating the overwhelming college selection process. …

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
Cool as ice
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The first — and, let’s hope, not the last — Toledo Walleye Winterfest has been a rousing success: commercial, recreational, athletic, and even artistic. The Walleye organization deserves credit for providing a model of win-win downtown promotion that deserves to be emulated by other, more-permanent economic development projects. …

12/31/2014 12:00 AM
State did right to limit cameras
Letters to the Editor
The state legislature and Gov. John Kasich did the right thing in restricting the use of traffic cameras (“Green light to fight back,” editorial, Dec. 23). These cameras are revenue producers that act in the name of safety. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
County tax hike to hurt residents
Letters to the Editor
As I have boycotted buying in Toledo because of the traffic-camera money grab, I’ll boycott Lucas County if the sales tax rises (“Will higher sales tax drive shoppers away? Lucas County mulls increasing rate to 7.25%,” Dec. 26). …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Public servant
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When drug czar Orman Hall retired last month, Ohio lost not only an effective field marshal in the battle against addiction, but also an exemplary public servant. At a time when public service has become synonymous with self-service, Mr. Hall, 59, who directed Gov. John Kasich’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team, reminded us that dedication, decency, and old-school civility …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
In harm’s way
Opinion
The beheadings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, two freelance journalists who were captured in Syria by militants of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, horrified Americans. The killings helped galvanize support for limited military strikes despite public weariness with war. …

12/30/2014 12:00 AM
Drug-test hysteria
Opinion
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder may lack the ability to prevent the state Legislature from passing stupid bills. But when lawmakers do that, he should veto them. Too often, he hasn’t. …




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