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6/12/2015 12:00 AM
Go beyond blue-collar mentality
Letters to the Editor
Your June 7 article “Dismal economic rankings don’t tell full story of Glass City” brought back memories about going on to higher education. I graduated from Waite High School in 1948 and was offered a scholarship to play basketball at Columbia University in New York City. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Dick Cheney chimes in on ISIS
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Panel should probe rash of traffic accidents

It seems that nearly every day there is an accident on Toledo area  highways (“Semi crashes, spills fuel; northbound I-75 closed for hours,” June 9). …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio’s Medicaid expansion right thing to do

As executive director of Toledo/​Lucas County CareNet, which helps low-income residents access health care, I certainly agree with Blade Editor David Kushma’s opinion that Medicaid expansion was — and is — the right thing to do (“Ohio’s Medicaid expansion needs to continue,” op-ed column, May 31). …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Solitary confinement of mentally ill wrong

I thank The Blade for urging Ohio to pave a new path toward treatment of people with mental illness, rather than continued mass incarceration (“Criminal negligence,” editorial, May 10). It’s cheaper, more effective, and preventative to provide treatment in the community. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Profiting from prisons
Editorials
Nobody doubts that Michigan needs more jobs. But setting up a privatized penal colony for some of the nation’s most dangerous inmates is not the way to treat them. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Reconnect with youth program

One government bureaucrat can screw up a good thing, without breaking a sweat. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
What’s point of article on shootings?
Letters to the Editor
I don’t understand why on June 1 you printed in bold type “385 shot dead by authorities so far in 2015.” Then in small type on the page where the story continued was this: “The vast majority of victims — more than 80 percent — were armed with potentially lethal objects, primarily guns ... ” …

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: This is an alarm clock...
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Quality of life

Residents — and outsiders — often don’t get it: Toledo is a great city in which to live, work, and raise a family. The undeniable problems facing this city are no different than those in any other urban center. …




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