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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.) …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Rigging of districts needs to be stopped
Letters to the Editor
I thank Blade Editor David Kushma for his important and revealing March 15 op-ed column about the evils of gerrymandering (“To restore democracy in Ohio, slay the gerrymander”). How is it possible that gerrymandering is allowed to prevail in electing our officials? …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Fighting back
Editorials
More than 150 people died last year in the Toledo area of heroin-related overdoses, leaving thousands of friends and family members to grieve. But many of the bereaved are doing more than grieving: They’re fighting this epidemic of addiction by helping and educating others. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
No deal
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Now that his legal appeals have failed, ex-Toledoan Tom Noe is asking Gov. John Kasich to pardon him, or to commute the 18-year sentence he is serving in a state prison, for stealing $13.7 million from investment funds he managed for a state agency. Noe has yet to make a credible case for clemency, and the governor …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Iran view of Israel
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/21/2015 12:00 AM
Sister Cities event, others counter rally
Letters to the Editor
There is a wonderful alternative to the neo-Nazi rally in Toledo (“Events aim to counteract neo-Nazi rally on April 18,” March 14). It is the Toledo Sister Cities International festival at the University of Toledo on the same day as the rally. …

3/21/2015 12:00 AM
State of poverty
Editorials
A medical emergency, unexpected car repairs, or reduced wages would force nearly half of all Ohioans who are living paycheck to paycheck into poverty, a new report concludes. This lack of economic security is a result of Ohio’s widening income inequality, low-paying jobs, and cuts in services that help poor people. …

3/21/2015 12:00 AM
Running out of gas

Toledo’s regional bus system must raise its state-lowest fares just to maintain basic services, underscoring the need to find more reliable and sustainable ways to pay for public transportation here and throughout Ohio. The state, which ranks near the bottom in transit support, must also do much more if it hopes to redevelop its cities and keep talented young …




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