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11/19/2014 12:00 AM
Pooling resources
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Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins is making good on campaign promises in addressing the city’s core priorities in his 2015 proposed general fund budget. Yet his refusal to seek long-term funding solutions for city pools and other recreational outlets demonstrates an ongoing lack of leadership. …

11/19/2014 12:00 AM
Rocky road
Editorials
Michigan might be one of the few states in the country whose roads are worse than Ohio’s. For motorists entering Ohio from Michigan via I-75 south, the sudden purr of smoother pavement clearly marks the state line. …

11/19/2014 12:00 AM
Hate-crime law needs updating
Letters to the Editor
As a pastor and ally to the transgender community, I was devastated to hear of the violent attack of a transgender woman, Candice Milligan (reference). …

11/19/2014 12:15 AM
Maumee Dearest: City budget
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Toledo current events
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
End pregnancy bias
Opinion
The United Parcel Service’s sudden reversal of its policy for pregnant employees last month took the public by surprise. The mail carrier is currently embroiled in a Supreme Court lawsuit against Peggy Young, a former employee who was denied a request to perform light duties during her pregnancy after her doctor advised her not to lift heavy boxes. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Kasich voters ignored nutrition
Letters to the Editor
Gov. John Kasich should ask the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue a work rule waiver for food stamp eligibility (“OK to bend the rules,” editorial, Nov. 7). If this waiver is not granted, 134,000 people will be ineligible for food stamps, in addition to the families who may have exhausted their meager benefits already. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
Shooting first
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Unless the state Senate comes to its senses and rejects a risky measure that gives gun owners a green light to shoot to kill, House Bill 203 is headed for Gov. John Kasich’s desk. Mr. Kasich should stand with Ohio police chiefs and promptly veto it. …

11/18/2014 12:00 AM
GOP trio on 2016 horizon
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
LEBANON, N.H. — Can you discern, deep in the new Republican Party — amid the conservative warriors and tea-infused crusaders — a faint moderate heartbeat? …

11/17/2014 12:00 AM
Can’t we have our cake and eat it too?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
When I was a beardless youth in England during the 1940s and ’50s, advertisements in shop windows read, “Rooms to let. No Irish, Coloreds, or dogs” were commonplace. Disgraceful, of course, and utterly illegal now. …