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3/26/2015 12:00 AM
For health care, it pays to shop around
Letters to the Editor
In response to S. Amjad Hussain’s March 2 op-ed column, “Advertising health-care rates is just what the doctor ordered”: When I saw the full-page ads touting the Toledo Clinic’s prices, I thought that they didn’t apply to me, because my insurance dictates where I go for care. …

3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Pooling resources

The budget that Toledo City Council passed last week allocates no funding for municipal pools this summer. So Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson is quietly asking private corporations and local groups to donate the $322,000 needed to open six water parks across the city. …

3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Awesome aquarium

The reopening this Friday of the Toledo Zoo’s aquarium will showcase the institution’s latest premier exhibit, and build enthusiasm and goodwill in our community. …

3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Pass the decaf

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz last week asked his servers to talk to customers about one of the nation’s most intractable and festering problems: race relations. He took out full-page ads in USA Today to promote the campaign. …

3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: Starbucks and student loans
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Don’t rip Netanyahu for winning
Letters to the Editor
Your March 19 editorial “Dangerous game,” criticizing the re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is misguided. It shows your willingness to reprint the liberal line no matter what it is. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
‘Euthanize’ a more-accurate term in dog stories
Letters to the Editor
I realize that The Blade does not use the word “euthanize” when it refers to the act of giving drugs to dogs or other animals to end their lives painlessly for reasons of mercy. But saying that an ailing 13-year-old police dog was “killed” is beyond the pale (“Officers pay final respects to Sultan; Police give touching tribute …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Climate change problem no joke in Ohio
Letters to the Editor
The news that for nearly half a decade, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has prohibited his state’s environmental officials from using the phrase “climate change” is absurd enough to belong in the Onion rather than a legitimate American newspaper. But though the Florida story makes for a good laugh, climate change is no joke in Ohio. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
New school tests are rotten to the core
Letters to the Editor
Your March 12 editorial “Common (Core) sense” lacks validity. The imposed Common Core educational standards are another project like No Child Left Behind, which failed to raise academic performance and narrow gaps in opportunity. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Addict housing hurts neighbors
Letters to the Editor
 




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