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3/31/2015 12:00 AM
More vote suppression
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The transportation budget bill that the General Assembly has sent Gov. John Kasich includes a noxious amendment that would discourage out-of-state college students from voting in Ohio. The governor should veto this irresponsible provision before he signs the bill. …

3/31/2015 12:00 AM
Oh, deer

Most of the suggested options to help control the region’s deer population are costly and flawed. This fact does not erase the frustration felt by homeowners who find deer waste on their sidewalks and lawns, and their flowers and landscaping destroyed by four-legged nibblers. …

3/31/2015 12:00 AM

Two years ago, the U.S. Justice Department decided to help consumers by nudging banks to shut down the accounts of businesses it considered at high risk of engaging in fraud. The program, called “Operation Choke Point,” was administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the agency that regulates 4,500 U.S. banks. It seemed an effective way …

3/31/2015 12:00 AM
No secret: Fuel rules unreasonable
Letters to the Editor
Why is The Blade so concerned with the secrecy of the city of Toledo’s incentive package for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (“Secret Santa,” editorial, March 24)? …

3/31/2015 12:00 AM
A 2016 pre-primary lowdown
Ordinarily, the jockeying for the White House begins slowly, with whispered conversations and closed-door meetings. The early commitments come slowly, and all parties know they are tentative and mostly secret. …

3/30/2015 12:00 AM
Thinking of home under strange roof
NEW YORK — I came here to attend a private literary gathering and to read from my books. During my stay, I met some fascinating people. …

3/30/2015 12:00 AM
Seeking aid for pools a great move
Letters to the Editor
In response to your March 25 editorial “Pooling resources”: Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson announced her election campaign at the Wilson Park Pool, which opened last summer because of efforts by community groups and trade unions. …

3/30/2015 12:00 AM
Restore library aid

It’s time for the General Assembly to revisit a budget change it made during more fiscally austere times. As lawmakers prepare to adopt the state’s new two-year budget, they should work to restore aid cuts that have afflicted many of Ohio’s 250 public library systems. …

3/30/2015 12:00 AM
Artistic stroke
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Art is not just for museums. It’s also a way to redevelop and redefine cities by changing their visual landscapes. …

3/29/2015 12:00 AM
Locked into treatment
Theodore Twigg of Holland was headed for prison. A 37-year-old heroin addict, he was locked up in the Lucas County jail on Jan. 20, facing a five-year sentence for breaking-and-entering and fleeing from a police officer. …

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