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6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Smart(er) phones
Editorials
After initially resisting the idea, the smart-phone industry has embraced the solution that law enforcement insisted for years was the best deterrent to rampant theft: a kill switch that renders stolen phones inoperable. …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Realism in Detroit
Editorials
Slowly but surely, reality is taking hold in the debate over the massive liabilities that state and local governments have accumulated for their workers’ pensions and other benefits. …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Poverty at heart of city’s blight
Letters to the Editor
The Blade’s excellent job of reporting the disheartening growth of blight in Toledo has unfortunately created knee-jerk reactions by city leaders (“Mayor decries Blade’s report on city blight; Collins says housing court to blame for cleanup delays,” June 18). …

6/23/2014 12:00 AM
Some evangelists miss the point
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
I was approached recently in the parking lot of a local park by a courtly, elderly man and his two female companions. They cheerfully greeted me, told me that God loves me, and handed me literature. …

6/23/2014 12:00 AM
Stray-cat feeding ban a wise idea
Letters to the Editor
In response to the June 3 article “Feeding of feral cats divides residents” about Sylvania’s proposed ordinance to fine any individual who feeds stray animals: The solution to spay and neuter strays is not a complete remedy. …

6/23/2014 12:00 AM
A nation divided
Editorials
When the center cannot hold, things fall apart. But the problem of polarization can’t be confined to Congress anymore — a new survey from the Pew Research Center shows that Americans are increasingly trenchant in their ideologies as well. …

6/23/2014 12:00 AM
United living
Editorials
It should be an inalienable right in America that every person has the opportunity to build a better life. But economic hardships, unemployment, and disparities in health care and education have stifled that possibility for many. …