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6/2/2015 12:00 AM
Postal Service improving; still needs help

Your May 26 story on Toledo City Council President Steven Steel’s demands that the U.S. Postal Service restore the sorting of Toledo’s outbound mail deserves broader context (“Councilman demands that USPS restore Toledo sorting facility”). …

6/2/2015 12:00 AM
Low poll numbers not necessarily bad
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
How do you solve a problem like George Pataki, or like Rick Santorum, or like Lindsey Graham? Or — more challenging still — how do you solve the problem that George Pataki, Rick Santorum, and Lindsey Graham have? …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
The mysteries of English
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Translator and guide Dalibor Kesic had been escorting American Ben Marsh around Bosnia-Herzegovina for weeks, and had become frustrated by his visitor’s use of unfamiliar and often baffling expressions. Finally — allow me to borrow here from that great American philosopher and conveyor of the enigmatic, Yogi Berra — Mr. Kesic came to a fork in the road. He …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
Voter apathy

Turnout last month for a special election to fill the Toledo City Council seat previously held by Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson was abysmally low: Of more than 32,000 registered voters in District 4, only 4.4 percent — or 1,435 — actually exercised their franchise. …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
A healthier world
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Global anti-poverty and public health advocates are pressing Congress to approve an urgently needed bill that would save millions of lives by ensuring that U.S. dollars allocated to child and maternal health around the world are effectively spent. Despite considerable progress, goals in reducing child mortality, established by the United States and its United Nations partners, aren’t being …

6/1/2015 12:00 AM
Focus on suspect in fatal fire
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5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Continue Ohio's medicaid expansion
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich heard the question again last week, during a visit to Georgia for the presidential campaign he has yet to announce. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
State must restore city’s Youth Deterrent Program
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich’s administration has undercut its mission to help at-risk youth by ending Toledo’s most effective intervention program. Unless the ruling, based on a misreading of federal law, is reversed, troubled young men like 16-year-old Devonte Joyce of Toledo will lose a life-changing resource. …

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Let us pray: UT practice not unusual
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.

5/31/2015 12:00 AM
Paying for the jail
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Lucas County needs a new jail, soon. It needs to confine inmates from its communities in the county, rather than ship many of them to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio near Stryker — a 60-mile drive from downtown Toledo. It needs to invest more in such things as diversion programs and electronic monitoring, to preserve scarce cell space …




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