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Updated 13 hours ago
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. …

Published 20 hours ago
Privacy matters

If you’re feeling a little poorer this month after settling up with Uncle Sam, know that RadioShack, at least, considers you an asset. …

Published 20 hours ago
Pilots’ low pay

No offense to cab drivers, but airline pilots should earn more than they do. Right now, many don’t. …

Published 20 hours ago
Better charter bill

Sometime this year, the General Assembly likely will approve a comprehensive bill to reform the way Ohio charter schools are governed. Most lawmakers, as well as Gov. John Kasich, agree on the need to reform charters, which function as public schools but without the degree of accountability expected of traditional schools, and too often condemn their students to a mediocre …

Published 20 hours ago
Kirk: Political pop quiz
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 20 hours ago
Gerken’s backing pot issue ripped
Letters to the Editor
I was surprised to see a picture of Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken signing a petition to legalize marijuana in Ohio (“Investor talks up campaign for legalization; Owner of proposed Toledo growing facility says initiative is a matter of fairness,” April 14). …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Trade debate overlooks small businesses
BY HOWARD ICE
If you listened exclusively to the critics of proposed trade deals, you might conclude that the only American companies that engage in global trade are big corporations with offices on multiple continents. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Celebrity meltdown

The case of an ESPN sports reporter offers a reminder: In the video age, don’t do or say anything you don’t want the world to know. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Favored donors

Hillary Clinton believes that sunlight disinfects. But a grandmother, even one who is running for president, should know that some messes require bleach. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Terminal folly

The plan advanced by the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority to consolidate its terminal facilities downtown makes sense, in concept. But a key element of the proposal that effectively would wreck Jackson Street to accommodate a new bus depot is a nonstarter. …




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