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Lodge, Maumee Bay State Park have it all
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
Some state parks might be a camper’s dream, while others boast premium hiking trails, or rugged terrain and abundant wildlife. At Maumee Bay State Park, there is a laundry list of outdoors options and amenities, plus a top notch links-style golf course where the wind and the rough conspire to continually test your ability to use the mashie and …

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Thumbs up to LPGA revival, NCAA decision
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Friday fricassee:

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Rehabilitation means the vote

A sweeping executive order by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe last week removed his state from the list of worst offenders for restricting voting rights. Virginia was one of four states, along with Iowa, Kentucky, and Florida, that imposed lifetime voting bans on anyone convicted of a felony. …

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Down a rat hole

Toledo City Council has approved $50,000 for computer consultants to work on the city’s accounting software system. …

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An accounting in Flint
Editorials
Three government employees in Michigan have been arraigned on multiple charges in connection with the Flint water crisis. Mike Glasgow, Stephen Busch, and Mike Prysby are the first, but shouldn’t be the last, to be held accountable for switching Flint’s water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River to save money two years ago. …

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Kirk: Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Organized community of opposition needed

The March 27 Readers’ Forum writer of “Nexus pipeline frustration grows” states that NEXUS never considered any reroutes. As a member of the early opposition group Neighbors Against NEXUS, I can say we had one successful early (2014) reroute around much of the central Oak Openings Preserve Metropark area. Was the reroute perfect? Hardly, but it was one of three …

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Republicans are to blame for economy

Republicans, not Democrats, need to answer Toledoans why their policies created less funds for potholes, water purification, or fire and police forces. Remember trickle down economics? Paul Ryan’s government austerity economics? Rob Portman’s unequal trade deals with China?  …

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Making a difference for youth of Detroit
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — Rae Harris was like a lot of young Detroiters three years ago; she wanted to make a difference; she wanted to make something of herself and help her city — and had no idea how to do any of that. She’d moved to Indiana for a while, then moved back home, only to lose everything in an apartment fire. …

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Time to pay the Reaper
BLADE STAFF
In case the public has forgotten, the April 21 article about convicted murderer Anthony Belton, 30, and his appeal of his death sentence due in part to a “troubled childhood,” I hope this serves as a reminder. Belton shot Matthew Dugan in the back of the head as Mr. Dugan was complying with the murderer’s demands to turn around. …




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