Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Keep housing fair

Fifty years ago, Ohio became one of the first states to enact a fair-housing law that bans discrimination in the sale or rental of property. The law offers families with children, disabled people, racial and ethnic minorities, and active-duty military personnel and veterans necessary protection from housing bias. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
In politics, who are the grown-ups?
Letters to the Editor
In his April 19 commentary, “City, nation could use a few political ‘grown-ups’,” Blade columnist Keith C. Burris referred to Republican U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Rand Paul as “men who are, prima facie, political and intellectual adolescents.” …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Traffic cameras

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
President Kasich?
President Kasich.

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
5 percent challenge can improve Ohio higher education
The cost of college tuition is spiraling out of control, and Ohio’s future is at stake. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Living where you police

A series of high-profile police-related deaths over the past year has sparked national outrage and calls for reform: body cameras for all officers, greater transparency in law enforcement, and more cultural and diversity training for police. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Vital help at home

Home health-care workers enable old and disabled people to avoid institutions and maintain a sense of independence while they live at home. Yet these employees, in Ohio and nationwide, are underpaid and overworked, and generally don’t get employer-sponsored benefits. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Firms won’t develop technology on their own

After I read J. Winston Porter’s April 19 op-ed column, “Obama’s climate fixes promise huge costs, few results,” I was struck by his opinion that a comprehensive world environmental solution will not be addressed except with new technologies. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Global-warming ‘agnostic’ hasn’t changed

Mr. Porter repeats the standard industry litany of reasons that the nation cannot address the carbon emissions problem now: The United States cannot afford it, and China and India aren’t going along. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
Natural gas pipeline a threat to nature

I am a longtime resident of the Oak Openings area and a property owner in the projected pathway of the NEXUS natural gas pipeline project. I am concerned about the impact of the pipeline along the south fork of the Wabash Cannonball Trail, which adjoins the north edge of my property in western Lucas County (“NEXUS project; Federal agency to …

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