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3/2/2015 12:00 AM
No rubber stamp

Toledo City Council members, as soon as Tuesday, will fill two critical vacancies on the legislative body. Council members must make their choices in the interest of all of their constituents, rather than respond to the dictates of political and union bosses. If they don’t, their allegiances will be clear to voters in an election year. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio should focus on tax fairness
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
Gov. John Kasich calls it “really simple stuff.” It’s just “common sense,” he says. It’s the obvious solution to prevent “a severe drag on economic growth” in Ohio, he insists. …

3/1/2015 2:28 AM
Kirk: Middle-class
Editorial Cartoons

3/1/2015 1:39 AM
More info would have bolstered column
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
My voice mail was nearly full the day after the Keith Burris column, “Woodville: Worst little town in Ohio?” was in The Blade on Feb. 15. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Divestment from Israeli occupation a topic
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE EDITORIAL WRITER
Late last month, the University of Toledo hosted a debate that’s occurring with growing frequency on American college campuses. For two hours, UT student senators discussed — and ultimately rejected — a resolution backed by the campus chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine that would have called on the university to divest from businesses linked to Israel’s occupation of …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
What does PARCC say that teachers don’t know?

Students from all over Ohio have taken the mandated Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Career — often called PARCC — achievement tests (“Toledo students begin online exams; State law allows parents to opt out,” Feb. 18). Year after year, we continue to put our schoolchildren and their teachers under the microscope in the hope of …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Safety must be the top priority for pipelines

The people in charge of the Nexus and Rover natural-gas pipelines do not care about the safety of the people of the Toledo area, the protection of Oak Openings, or the health of the Maumee River. They care about their own economic benefit, and will try to assure us there are no dangers and we will benefit economically. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio Grange: Gas pipelines a boon to state

The Ohio State Grange applauds your Feb. 18 editorial “Safety first,” about natural-gas pipelines in Ohio — the Rover pipeline in particular. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Nuclear power must stay in Ohio’s energy mix
BY JUDD GREGG
A diverse, reliable energy supply is critical to a vibrant and strong industrialized economy. Nuclear power has a key role to play in maintaining this supply. It brings unique advantages to the issue of how best to ensure continued energy production that is good for businesses, workers, and the environment, in Ohio and across the country. …

3/1/2015 12:00 AM
Give new mayor a chance to govern

Blade editorial cartoonist Kirk Walters’ Feb. 25 Maumee Dearest cartoon hit the nail on the head. Mayor D. Michael Collins is barely in his grave, and the vultures are coming out of hiding. …




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