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4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Collateral damage

A teenager pretending to be the newly installed state senator for Wyandot County will avoid prison, but he may have to give up any ambitions for public office. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Water crisis challenges Ohio cities
BY LAVEA BRACHMAN
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. — and its heart-wrenching impact on its children and the general health of its residents — is just the latest manifestation of a problem long languishing in cities across the Midwest. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Blame ODOT for the roads

Your April 5 editorial “Why the roads are so bad” can be summed up in four capital letters: ODOT. The Toledo area is a disaster of half-finished projects that do nothing but delay commerce and encourage road rage. The problem is not a lack of funding; it’s a failure to commit all available Ohio Department of Transportation resources to a …

4/8/2016 12:27 AM
Adrian bass teams make big splash in S.C.
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
NINE TIMES, S.C. — The gin-clear waters of the 18,372 acre Lake Keowee, and its abundance of the southern-dwelling spotted bass, did not present a very familiar field of play or target species when the Adrian College Bass Fishing Team sent two of its boats here recently for the FLW College Fishing National Championship. …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Fill the cavern

The 22nd Century Committee — a group of Toledo business leaders led by Randy Oostra of ProMedica and Bob LaClair of Fifth Third Bank — wants to fan the fires of economic redevelopment begun with the ProMedica headquarters move downtown. …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Improve quality care, lower costs

Despite Medicares altering of the payment plan and the fact that total joint replacement surgery is an elective procedure does not imply an intent to limit access to care (“Medicare alters payment plan for joint replacement,” April 1). …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
The people have decided, Mr. Portman

After seeing Sen. Rob Portman’s Internet ad in which he says he wants “the people” to decide in reference to the current Supreme Court opening, I’m a bit confused. Which “people” is he referring to? …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Killing addiction act shameful
Editorials
Even during the silly season of election campaigns, elected officials should be able to put aside politics and partisanship on matters of life and death. …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Lawmakers clueless on LGBT bathroom rights
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
LANSING — The disaster that is Flint is still going on. Higher education is becoming increasingly unaffordable. Detroit schools have now been funded through the end of the year, but still need a long-term fix to save them from bankruptcy and collapse. …

4/8/2016 12:00 AM
Kirk: Just mild about her
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST




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