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2/26/2015 12:00 AM
State of the State

Gov. John Kasich, in his State of the State address this week, asserted that “the future of our state is at risk.” The governor’s warning would have been more credible had he not spent so much of his speech promoting a tax-cut scheme that would worsen economic inequality in Ohio and impose new burdens on many of the …

2/26/2015 12:00 AM
Regional public transit is a necessity

I appreciated your Feb. 13 editorial “Stranding passengers.” It is important that area leaders stand up and take action. …

2/26/2015 12:00 AM
White House failing to meet threats

President Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, claimed this month that our nation “is stronger than we have been in a very long time.” The White House wants us to believe that everything is fine and that Russia, terrorism, and nuclear proliferation are not big concerns. …

2/26/2015 12:00 AM
Don’t create marijuana cartel in Ohio

Your Feb. 15 editorial “No cartel” is spot on, and Ohio voters should pay close attention. …

2/26/2015 12:00 AM
Believe in God? Or believe in good?
Letters to the Editor
David L. Brooks’ Feb. 7 op-ed column, “Secularism is on the rise, but faces a need to evolve,” brought to mind the time I asked a friend: “Do you believe in God?” He said: “I believe in good.” …

2/25/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Lack of mayoral primary

2/25/2015 12:00 AM
Venezuela teeters

A combination of falling prices for oil — the chief source of income for Venezuela — and misgovernment by President Nicolas Maduro is bringing that South American country closer to collapse and possible revolt. …

2/25/2015 12:00 AM
Cupcake tax?

Scientists who are helping to rewrite America’s dietary guidelines propose that consumers pay special taxes on sugary soft drinks and other junk food. As the nation’s obesity epidemic continues to soar, the federal government must at least consider such unorthodox solutions for curbing unhealthy eating. …

2/25/2015 12:00 AM
Agenda for renewal
A new study of American cities confirms what’s been apparent for a long time: Ohio’s cities are among the most economically skewed in the country. This dismal conclusion should encourage Gov. John Kasich to develop a comprehensive urban agenda in his second and final term. …

2/25/2015 12:00 AM
New store is great; but location isn’t

I was thrilled to read that Whole Foods is coming to Toledo, but disappointed that it will be in the congested Secor Road-Central Avenue area (“West Toledo gains new grocer; Whole Foods will open new store on Secor Road,” Feb. 13). …

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