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2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Rescuing refugees
Opinion
Can movie stars save Syrian refugees? Some humanitarian organizations seem to think so. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Charter accounting
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Twenty years after Ohio authorized the creation of charter schools — public schools that get taxpayer funding but are exempt from most of the rules that govern traditional schools — too many charters still aren’t performing as their advocates promised. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
In battle for life, hearts must change
Letters to the Editor
Kudos to The Blade for reporting on the March for Life that draws hundreds of thousands of people to Washington each January to mark the anniversary of Roe vs Wade. However, your Jan. 25 editorial “Reproductive regression” continues to promote misconceptions about abortion and pro-lifers. …

2/2/2015 12:00 AM
Battling terrorism
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent attack on the Paris office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo brought into focus the menace of worldwide terrorism. There is no justification, religious or otherwise, for wanton killing. The attack has been condemned by people of conscience the world over. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
A night at the free clinic
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE EDITORIAL WRITER
Every Thursday night, CedarCreek Church in South Toledo becomes a bustling health clinic that serves the region’s uninsured population. Medical students in white coats take each patient’s vital signs, hear their complaints, and refer them to one of the clinic’s doctors. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Mentally ill inmates in jails and prisons need more help
BY MARCY KAPTUR AND JOSEPH R. CALABRESE
We commend Lucas County’s commissioners and Sheriff John Tharp for seeking creative solutions and the best options to address overcrowding in the county jail. The jail has shown positive trends in the past two years. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Water feasibility study
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Reform political money
Opinion
Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court opened the floodgates to unlimited campaign spending with its Citizens United ruling, the results have been even worse than predicted. …

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Shed light on Jeep deal
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Mayor D. Michael Collins’ administration soon will tell Fiat Chrysler Automobiles what it is willing to do to help keep production of the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo. City government needs to be equally ready to share the details of that offer with taxpayers. Shrouding the process in secrecy is likely to invite a public sense of skepticism more than necessity.…

2/1/2015 12:00 AM
Columnist fans anti-police flames
Letters to the Editor
Why do you print columns that fan the flames of hatred by minorities of law enforcement? Charles M. Blow’s Jan. 27 op-ed column, “A library visit, a gun-pointing cop, and a lesson put into practice,” is one-sided. …




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