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8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Kermit Soprano

The premium TV channel HBO offers some of the most violent and sexually explicit shows on TV, including Game of Thrones  and The Sopranos. Now it’s also home to Sesame Street. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Medicaid works

Two years ago, when Gov. John Kasich expanded Medicaid to include hundreds of thousands of working-poor Ohioans who couldn’t otherwise afford health insurance, extremist opponents warned — and continue to claim — that the results would be runaway medical costs, unbearable tax burdens, and state indebtedness. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Cartoon was shamefully inaccurate
Letters to the Editor
The Aug. 4 editorial cartoon by Michael Ramirez was inaccurate. And it wasn’t funny either. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Why are American Jews meek over the Iran nuclear deal?
Would anyone have thought in 1939 that Germany would kill 6 million Jews in the next few years? Yet by the end of World War II, the Nazi regime had extinguished most of European Jewry. The Axis powers lost the war, but the damage was done.  …

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: The Red (Bowling) Ball Project

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Outrage over infection deaths absent
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Aug. 18 article “Local hospitals best, worst; Mercy St. Anne and Lima Memorial make lists”: When 124 people died from an ignition switch issue on General Motors Co. vehicles, the public was out for blood. Washington regulators levied fines. People were incensed. Criminal charges were threatened. …

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Put away the straw

Alongside urgent threats to Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes — harm done by toxic algae, potential or actual infestation by invasive species such as Asian carp — are longer-term challenges to the lakes’ integrity, notably efforts to drain large amounts of water from them. The latest scheme along these lines comes not from a thirsty Sunbelt state, but from …

8/25/2015 9:29 AM
Not so fast

Toledo City Council is scheduled to vote, as soon as today, on a measure that would improve prospects for construction of an expanded Kroger store in West Toledo. Whatever the merits of that proposal, the council’s fast shuffle is the wrong way to achieve it. Council members need to pull back. …

8/25/2015 12:00 AM
Sanders is a candidate on fire
EXETER, N.H. — There was a man with a “Stop puppy mills” T-shirt and another whose shirt read: “National Sarcasm Society.” There was a woman, dressed entirely in white, holding a banner reading: “Lead us to clean energy.” There was even a little old lady in tennis shoes. …

8/25/2015 12:00 AM
Whose energy security?
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Statehouse politicians made a huge mistake last year when they paused Ohio’s useful standards to promote renewable energy and greater efficiency in the generation of electricity. Now FirstEnergy Corp., whose holdings include Toledo Edison, wants to charge its ratepayers more to operate an aging coal-fired plant and its troubled Davis-Besse nuclear power plant. …

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