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10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Helping Hensville
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10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Football hero loved more for who he is than for what he's done
DAVID SHRIBMAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE.
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. — He played defensive back for the Detroit Lions in the 1970s, and led the National Football Conference in punt-return average his second year in Detroit. He was the Lions’ defensive coordinator three decades later and served as the team’s interim head coach in 2005. As recently as two years ago, he was the defensive coordinator for …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
In praise of the typewriter
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
A Video making the rounds on the Internet features a group of youngsters confronted with a machine most of them had never seen before. It’s called a typewriter. Their reactions to this strange contraption range from surprise and delight to total befuddlement. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
America and its love for guns
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Europeans generally regard The Great American Love Affair With The Gun with a mixture of horror and bewilderment. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
Anger at agency hurts children
Letters to the Editor
Your Oct. 4 editorial “No on Issue 7” encouraged voters not to approve the levy request by Lucas County Children’s Services. It appears you are angry with the agency’s executive director, Dean Sparks, for taking his pension, then returning to his previous job. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
Rich in generosity
Opinion
Americans are a generous people — a truism that at first glance is tested by a new report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, an authority on the nonprofit world. It found that as the recession lifted, members of the poor and middle classes were comparatively more generous in giving to charity than the wealthy. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
Land grab
Opinion
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins wants the city to spend $3.2 million to acquire the 58-acre former Southwyck Shopping Center property. That’s a big investment, especially when there is no end use in sight. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
Help the libraries
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The state budget reductions made over the past four years by Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled General Assembly have afflicted local governments and public schools. The cuts also have slashed state aid to Ohio’s 250 public library systems; whatever happens in next month’s elections, that essential funding needs to be restored in the next budget. …

10/19/2014 12:00 AM
None of the above
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Ohio voters deserve better choices for governor than the state’s major political parties have given them this year. The Blade cannot recommend either the re-election of incumbent Republican Gov. John Kasich or his replacement by his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald. …

10/19/2014 12:00 AM
Kasich: ‘I expect to be governor’
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
You wish, sort of, that Gov. John Kasich weren’t quite so affable. Then it would be easier to disagree with him about so many issues. …