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Mobile detox

A shortage of detoxification beds in the Toledo area has made the region’s opioid and heroin epidemic worse, while subjecting thousands of people who struggle with addiction each year to medically unsupervised and agonizing withdrawals. Enabling addicts to detoxify at home with medical and peer support could alleviate the problem without requiring more inpatient treatment beds. …

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Fire fight

Citing a new report by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Toledo fire union officials charge that department staffing policies contributed to the deaths of two firefighters in the line of duty last year. Union leaders say they want Fire Chief Luis Santiago held accountable for what they call a flawed system. …

Published 6 hours ago
Natural gas exports would boost Ohio, nation

In response to the May 3 op-ed column “Don’t burden ‘Buckeye barrels’ with higher taxes”: What’s the point of having a nest egg or saving for a rainy day, if you never use the funds you’ve set aside? …

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Public to blame for problems with deer

Why do people blame deer for the large number of them on people’s property (“Voices heard on deer issue; Ottawa Hills residents discuss solutions at forum,” April 21)? Humans are responsible for widespread urban sprawl.  …

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Kirk: Defending the First Amendment
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Is Toledo ready with a response?
Letters to the Editor
With the events in Ferguson, Mo., and now Baltimore, I wonder whether the city of Toledo has prepared a response plan if the same situation were to arise here (“Baltimore’s cautionary tale for Toledo,” op-ed column, May 3). …

Updated 21 hours ago
‘Generation of care’

ProMedica’s ambitious plan to expand and modernize Toledo Hospital — a major acute-care facility in the metropolitan area — promises to benefit the hospital’s patients and their families, its caregivers and staff, and the core-city neighborhood that surrounds it. …

Updated 21 hours ago
Voter ID nonsense

Ohioans face serious threats to the integrity of our democracy: income inequality, partisan gerrymandering, big-money politics. Voter fraud is not among these threats. …

5/6/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: The three branches of city government
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

5/6/2015 12:00 AM
I-75 project is terrifying to motorist
Letters to the Editor
The Ohio Department of Transportation has transformed I-75 between Perrysburg and North Baltimore into a destruction derby (“Collision stops traffic on I-75 near Perrysburg,” April 30). …




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