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12/28/2014 12:00 AM
UT law school grads make their mark
Letters to the Editor
Your readers might be interested to know of the performance of University of Toledo College of Law graduates on the July, 2014, bar exams in Ohio and Michigan. Our graduates passed the Ohio bar exam at the second-highest rate — after Ohio State University — for first-time exam takers among the state’s nine law schools. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Tiger Ridge animal site better than depicted
Letters to the Editor
The details in Brittany Peet’s Dec. 18 op-ed column, “Tiger Ridge Exotics doesn’t deserve to be called an animal refuge,” about Ken Hetrick’s Tiger Ridge Exotics are conveniently misleading. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Don’t be so quick to embrace ties with Cuba
Letters to the Editor
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) said about Cuba: “As I walked through the country and I saw the remnants of an upper class that had exploited the workers of that country, you could see where revolution might come from” (“Restored ties to Caribbean nation brings mixed feelings,” Dec. 18). …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Deer neighbors
Opinion
Ottawa Hills voters agreed four years ago that shooting isn’t a good solution to the village’s deer-population problem. As they review the village’s deer policy, residents should honor that referendum and come up with more humane ways to manage their four-legged neighbors. …

12/28/2014 12:00 AM
Judging addiction
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Lucas County Common Pleas Court judges voted this month to move forward with an adult felony drug court. Amid northwest Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic, the new docket is welcome and long overdue. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Sales tax hike like a lump of coal
Letters to the Editor
The news that Lucas County commissioners plan to raise the county sales tax to 7.25 percent came like a lump of coal in every county resident’s Christmas stocking (“Commissioners start process of raising sales tax; Funds sought for services, jail,” Dec. 23). This action speaks to the commissioners’ inability to control spending. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Immigration fight
Opinion
When a federal judge ruled this month that President Obama’s executive order on immigration is unconstitutional, he became the first jurist to pass judgment on the controversial sidestepping of Congress. But being first isn’t the same thing as being best. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Papal tirade
Opinion
Pope Francis is popular with millions of Catholics around the world who appreciate his humility, folksy style, and rejection of official splendor. He has fewer fans in the Vatican bureaucracy. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Encouraging residency
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The fatal shooting last August of an unarmed teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked national cries for law enforcement reforms. This month, tens of thousands of protesters marched to call attention to the deaths of unarmed African-American men at the hands of police, and to urge changes in departments across the country. …

12/27/2014 12:00 AM
Happy expectations for 2015
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
’Twas the weekend after Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Everyone was beat. …