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Updated 5 hours ago
Deal with bridge owner stinks
DETROIT — Virtually everyone in Michigan knows about Manuel “Matty” Moroun, the owner of the Ambassador Bridge, from his epic battle to preserve his monopoly on the crossing over the Detroit River that links this city with Windsor, Ontario. …

Published 12 hours ago
Ujvagi for City Council

In the only race this year for Toledo City Council that does not include an incumbent, Democrat Peter Ujvagi and independent Glen Cook are facing off in District 3, which includes East Toledo and the Old South End. The winner of the Nov. 3 election will replace Mike Craig, a three-term Democrat who must give up his council seat …

Published 12 hours ago
Democrats, GOP need to cooperate
Letters to the Editor
Listening to politicians and pundits talk about the United States’ loss of influence in world leadership is no surprise. But politicians have no one to blame but themselves. …

10/8/2015 12:00 AM
Downtown is clean but needs to be vibrant

I paid my first visit to Toledo  this month to attend a convention. While I did not have time for sightseeing, I was impressed with the cleanliness of the city. However, I was surprised at the downtown core. It was, well, desolate. …

10/8/2015 12:00 AM
Planned Parenthood unfairly criticized

The writer of the Sept. 26 Readers’ Forum letter “Unfunding agency a personal choice” criticized Susan G. Komen for granting funds to Planned Parenthood and indicated that she would research any donations and give only to agencies that use local funds. …

10/8/2015 12:00 AM
Schools trying to provide healthy meals

It takes significant effort and resources to alter eating habits, and the school cafeteria has been leading the charge with healthy changes for students in recent years. Your Sept. 17 editorial “Keep school lunches healthy” grossly misrepresents school nutrition professionals who are at the heart of these changes. …

10/8/2015 12:00 AM
No to deer cull

Ottawa Hills is home to about 80 white-tailed deer, which some residents complain pose a nuisance to their manicured gardens and roadways. They want to address that problem by repealing a village ordinance that prohibits hunting and fishing on public land and allowing the village to adopt a bow-hunting program to control the deer population. …

10/8/2015 12:00 AM
Gun-explicit photos wrong
Letters to the Editor
The Blade is hypocritical when it comes to guns. On Page W4 on Oct. 1, there is a photo of a woman pointing a gun. On Page D1 on Oct. 2, there is a photo of a man pointing a rifle. On Page D2, there’s a photo of a woman pointing a gun. All of those photos accompanied a movie …

10/7/2015 12:00 AM
Yes on zoo tax

The Toledo Zoo is one of this region’s cultural and recreational treasures, an economic driver for northwest Ohio and a source of joy and discovery for its nearly 1 million annual visitors. But one of the nation's best zoos can’t be maintained adequately unless Lucas County voters renew a capital levy that would support exciting new exhibits and buildings, as …

10/7/2015 12:00 AM
Abortion itself is an outrage
Letters to the Editor
Your lead editorial on Oct. 4 describes the Kasich administration’s denial of variance requests to abortion clinics in Cincinnati and Dayton as the, as your headline says, “latest abortion outrage.” …

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