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Released from prison, Danny Brown still isn’t free
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
Danny Brown walked out of prison nearly 15 years ago, after DNA evidence reversed his murder conviction. But he won’t be truly free until the state  recognizes his innocence and compensates him for his wrongful imprisonment.  …

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Toledoans’ choice: tax hike or threat of budget crisis
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson is not disposed to alarmist rhetoric. So when she warns that voters’ rejection next month of the income tax increase she seeks could plunge the city into a “fiscal emergency,” Toledoans ought to give her at least respectful attention. …

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Breathing life into conservation efforts
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
GRAND RAPIDS — A year ago, the Henry-Wood Sportsman’s Alliance was just getting rolling, finding its footing, and looking to generate some momentum as a new organization with an innovative approach to addressing issues concerning our wildlife, habitat, and conservation in general. …

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UT women get tough lesson from Bobcats
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The University of Toledo women’s basketball team entered play Saturday having won 13 of their previous 16 games, including the most recent four. …

Updated 8 hours ago
The greatest injustice

Ohio state prisons probably hold hundreds of innocent people. Most of them will never get justice. …

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Kirk: Kasich in S.C.
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Inaction on Lake Erie alarming

After a standing-room-only crowd heard an encouraging downtown revitalization presentation, Toledo City Council failed to join forces with Lucas County commissioners to get the western Lake Erie watershed designated as impaired (“Designation of Erie watershed stalls in council,” Jan. 27).  …

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Markey's column comprehensive, educational
Letters to the Editor
Matt Markey’s column was a brilliant and comprehensive piece on the deer problem filled with reason, science, humor, and a lot of Sister Lillian. Loved it.  She would have also. …

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ODNR show deer numbers down, contrary to column

In response to the protracted deer kill in Ottawa Hills and in our Metroparks, contrary to columnist Matt Markey’s claim of a potential “burgeoning population,” a new census indicates that deer numbers in Ottawa Hills have decreased by half in recent years.  (“Science should prevail when we deal with deer,” Jan. 31). …

2/13/2016 12:00 AM
Valentine’s Day and its saintly origins
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
Was St. Valentine of Rome someone who would give jewelry, candy, flowers, and a card for romantic purposes? …




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