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Published 9 hours ago
Maumee Dearest: Gay Marriage
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 9 hours ago
Shooting at 2 women is shameful
Letters to the Editor
Isn’t it a shame that the two women who did the right thing by reporting who allegedly shot a mild-mannered German shepherd were shot at themselves (“Toledo’s profiles in courage,” editorial, April 12)? No wonder people are afraid to give information to the police. …

Published 9 hours ago
The ‘real’ Colbert
Editorials
When David Letterman said that 2015 will be his last year hosting his long-running CBS late-night TV show, it wasn’t just the end of Stupid Pet Tricks and the other bits that his fans have come to love. It was the end of an era. …

Published 9 hours ago
Working smart
Editorials
When money is tight, government agencies and municipalities must learn to collaborate and cooperate. Too often, however, turf battles prevent them from undertaking joint ventures that would benefit taxpayers and the community. …

4/15/2014 12:00 AM
A racial divide? Get work ethic
Letters to the Editor
Your April 7 editorial “Racial divide” says that all children deserve to grow up with a solid foundation for success and opportunity. The Annie E. Casey Foundation study that you cite measured children’s prospects for academic success, good health, and economic well being. …

4/15/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Obamacare options
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/15/2014 12:00 AM
Financial Aid 101
Editorials
Most good-paying jobs in the coming decade will require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year degree. Ohio’s community colleges are front and center in training students for today’s jobs and meeting the work-force needs of current and future employers. …

4/15/2014 12:00 AM
Sebelius exits
Editorials
In praising his outgoing Health and Human Services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, at the White House late last week, President Obama said: “Under Kathleen’s leadership, her team at HHS turned the corner, got it fixed, got the job done.” That’s true, but it was a backhanded compliment. …

4/15/2014 12:00 AM
Elusive immigration reform
Editorials
The United States needs immigration reform. Doing nothing is not good for the economy, as America has always benefited in the long run from immigration. …

4/14/2014 1:01 AM
A saint with impeccable comic timing
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
He quoted Mother Teresa, and at times being in his presence felt like it must have felt being in hers — if she were also as funny as Mark Twain, Jack Benny, Bill Cosby, or Louis C.K. …