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4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Home economics: Nutty and nasty

The most hopeful thing that can be said about the Republican-led House Budget Committee’s proposed federal budget is that it doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in you-know-where of passing. Its priorities, which include repealing the Affordable Care Act and essentially turning Medicare into a voucher program, are a wish list for the most extreme wing of the …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Home economics: Bare minimum
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You know the federal minimum wage is inadequate when bottom-line companies such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. begin voluntarily raising their workers’ pay. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo must link more workers, jobs
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
How can Toledoans keep the jobs we have now, and compete strongly for future employment and economic growth? For one thing, we can make sure that our workers can get to where the jobs are. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio’s public universities have big problems, need real solutions
BY JOHN MCNAY
Faculty at Ohio’s public universities are frustrated by the absence of real attempts to deal with the problems that are undermining higher education in our state. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Charter schools should be accountable
Letters to the Editor
As you outlined in your March 27 editorial “Charter changes,” financial disclosure and accountability for public charter schools are critical. An Ohio House bill should go further in two ways. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Gaber should note predecessors’ record
Letters to the Editor
Your March 29 article “University of Toledo: Future president sets her sights on raising rankings; Gaber aims to boost fund-raising, enrollment, and graduation rates,” includes some confusing statistics on rankings and enrollments. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Column fails to note baby helpers
Letters to the Editor
In his March 31 commentary, “The heroic honesty of Teresa Fedor,” about a state bill that would ban many abortions, Blade columnist Keith C. Burris asked: “Where is the right-to-life movement for babies who have left the womb?” …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
New UT president must encourage PhDs
Letters to the Editor
There were two excellent reports in The Blade on March 29 that introduced readers to Sharon Gaber, the new president of the University of Toledo. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Model policy
Editorials
The clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters is attracting attention — and praise — for using unaltered images of its models in advertising and on its websites. Other companies should do the same. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Save Michigan’s roads

Michigan’s roads are among the worst in the nation; that comes as no surprise to anyone who has driven on them recently. The reason is no mystery: decades of neglect by state government, which spends less per person on roads than any other state. …




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