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3/23/2015 9:36 AM
Moving forward: Slow down

State senators want to let you drive faster, legally, on the Ohio Turnpike and rural highways across the state. If only lawmakers were as concerned with the safety and quality of the state’s roads. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Politicians might envy the royals
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It was instructive, in a gruesome sort of way, to hear President Obama tell Prince Charles last Thursday that Americans think more highly of the British royal family than they do of the “representatives” who work the humbug mines of Washington. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Citizenship a privilege, not a right
Letters to the Editor
In response to your March 11 editorial “Cradle of citizenship”: Your birthright, as conferred by your parents, constitutes your citizenship rights, not the location of your birth. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Moving forward: Balancing needs

Ohio ranks near the bottom among states in spending on public transportation — just 63 cents per person annually, or less than 1 percent of its transportation budget. By contrast, New York, Massachusetts, and Maryland spend more than $150 per person a year. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Port Clinton’s kids speak to all of us
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Sixty years ago, Robert Putnam earned spending money as a paperboy for The Blade in Port Clinton. Today, he is one of the best-regarded political scientists in the country. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Poor Ohioans aren’t disposable
BY JACK FRECH
Poor people aren’t disposable. They don’t disappear just because we wish they would, or because we have stopped seeing them. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Readers: Drabik coverage favoritism
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Several readers grumbled that The Blade seemed to be showing favoritism by anointing Sandy Drabik, the widow of late Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, as Toledo’s possible next mayor. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Toledoans deserve action to clean up water
Letters to the Editor
Thank you for discussing algae blooms in Lake Erie and our state government’s milquetoast plans to address them. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Factory farms add to Lake Erie woes
Letters to the Editor
Your March 9 editorial “Water woes: More than half-measures” exposed Ohio lawmakers for not doing everything in their power to prevent another drinking water crisis from recurring this year. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Help is available for Medicaid coverage
Letters to the Editor
Toledo/​Lucas County CareNet greatly appreciates The Blade getting the word out to Medicaid recipients that they need to renew their benefits or face losing coverage (“Ohio’s Medicaid mess,” editorial, March 15.) …




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