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4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Gaber should note predecessors’ record
Letters to the Editor
Your March 29 article “University of Toledo: Future president sets her sights on raising rankings; Gaber aims to boost fund-raising, enrollment, and graduation rates,” includes some confusing statistics on rankings and enrollments. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Column fails to note baby helpers
Letters to the Editor
In his March 31 commentary, “The heroic honesty of Teresa Fedor,” about a state bill that would ban many abortions, Blade columnist Keith C. Burris asked: “Where is the right-to-life movement for babies who have left the womb?” …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
New UT president must encourage PhDs
Letters to the Editor
There were two excellent reports in The Blade on March 29 that introduced readers to Sharon Gaber, the new president of the University of Toledo. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Model policy
Editorials
The clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters is attracting attention — and praise — for using unaltered images of its models in advertising and on its websites. Other companies should do the same. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Save Michigan’s roads

Michigan’s roads are among the worst in the nation; that comes as no surprise to anyone who has driven on them recently. The reason is no mystery: decades of neglect by state government, which spends less per person on roads than any other state. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Heroin help line
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Resources are not much good if people don’t know about them. In the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic, addicts, their families, and their friends continue to ask where they can get help in the Toledo area. …

4/4/2015 12:00 AM
Sustain — don’t abandon — hope
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Easter encapsulates hope. Easter delivers new life from the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. …

4/4/2015 12:00 AM
Let Iran nuclear deal work
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Big details remain to be resolved in the agreement announced this week that aims to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. But what is known about the preliminary framework suggests that it provides a reasonable foundation for negotiators to continue to work toward a final deal by the end of June. …

4/4/2015 12:00 AM
Accountable lending

Payday lending is based on a business model that earns profits from making high-interest loans to poor Americans who often can’t pay them back. A new proposal from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) offers promising ideas to make the industry more humane and accountable. …

4/4/2015 12:00 AM
State must stay out of backseat
Letters to the Editor
Your March 25 editorial “Moving forward: Slow down” on the state transportation budget bill includes a strange contradiction. On one hand, you express relief that a ban on local hiring preferences was removed, because it would have intruded on home rule. …




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