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6/27/2014 12:00 AM
A call to fight blight
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Toledo’s blight problems did not arise overnight: They grew over the past five or six decades, following the flight of population and capital from the nation’s central cities. Every Toledo mayor of the past 50 years owns a piece of the city’s decline, but now it’s Mayor D. Michael Collins’ job to do something about it. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Books for babies
Editorials
Parenting can be complicated. But it also can be as simple as ABC: The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new policy that calls for doctors to encourage parents to read to their children and give them books from the earliest age. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Unfair to rip Collins on blight
Letters to the Editor
The Blade has done a disservice to Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins because he has been in office only since January (“Busting blight,” editorial, June 18). …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
License to kill
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Better late than never, Americans have been given a redacted version of a Justice Department memo that offers a legal rationale for targeting Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born al-Qaeda figure who was killed in a drone strike in Yemen in 2011. The document was made public this week, after the Obama Administration decided not to appeal a …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
Hollow assurance
Editorials
This week, an Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to a total of 24 years in prison on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and making false reports. The widely condemned trial featured almost no evidence from prosecutors — though judicial legitimacy is clearly not the goal of a military-backed regime that is intent on crushing dissent. …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
Get serious
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As he mucks out the Augean stable known as the Lucas County Board of Elections, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is doing precisely what he has said he will do to achieve genuine reform. So it’s time for the county’s Republican and Democratic parties to take the state’s chief elections officer seriously, instead of trying to maintain the intolerable …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
Addicted babies need attention
Letters to the Editor
I was pleased to see that the problem of babies who are born addicted to drugs received attention in The Blade (“Toledo sees rise in addicted babies; Opioid, heroin epidemic strains hospitals’ resources,” June 15). …