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4/10/2016 12:00 AM
Fiscal dilemma is nothing new

One advantage of age is experience. To have seen what to many is a new experience. The financial dilemma Toledo faces is not new. I know as I was there. It happened from 1979 to 1982 before the first passage of the ¾ percent income tax. And the city faced then many of the issues it faces now. …

4/10/2016 12:00 AM
Quick, grab your rake
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER IN THE GARDEN
Winter is over, we hope, and you are left with sticks and leaves packed into every crevice of your landscape and outbuilding.  …

4/10/2016 12:00 AM
Taking a swing at Augusta’s other attraction
MARY ALICE POWELL
AUGUSTA, Ga. — To most people, the city of Augusta in Georgia is the home of the Masters golf tournament, which has been in full swing since Wednesday and concludes today when the top golfer dons the traditional green jacket. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Sweepers prevent flooding

Regarding the April 6 Readers’ Forum letter “City workers out on Easter Sunday” wondering why the city still has street sweepers: As a resident of a neighborhood that frequently has street flooding after heavy rain because of a large amount of debris blocking sewer grates, I am thankful that Toledo provides street cleaning.  …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Priest takes dual role in Allen County
BY TK BARGER BLADE RELIGION EDITOR
The Rev. Kent Kaufman is preparing to move to Lima, Ohio. After eight years as the pastor of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, he has been reassigned by Bishop Daniel E. Thomas. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
From debate to protection

The debate over concussion-induced brain injuries caused by playing football is no longer a debate. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Collateral damage

A teenager pretending to be the newly installed state senator for Wyandot County will avoid prison, but he may have to give up any ambitions for public office. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Water crisis challenges Ohio cities
BY LAVEA BRACHMAN
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. — and its heart-wrenching impact on its children and the general health of its residents — is just the latest manifestation of a problem long languishing in cities across the Midwest. …

4/9/2016 12:00 AM
Blame ODOT for the roads

Your April 5 editorial “Why the roads are so bad” can be summed up in four capital letters: ODOT. The Toledo area is a disaster of half-finished projects that do nothing but delay commerce and encourage road rage. The problem is not a lack of funding; it’s a failure to commit all available Ohio Department of Transportation resources to a …

4/8/2016 12:27 AM
Adrian bass teams make big splash in S.C.
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
NINE TIMES, S.C. — The gin-clear waters of the 18,372 acre Lake Keowee, and its abundance of the southern-dwelling spotted bass, did not present a very familiar field of play or target species when the Adrian College Bass Fishing Team sent two of its boats here recently for the FLW College Fishing National Championship. …




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