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4/14/2014 12:00 AM
A look into Pakistan that few see
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan recently held a conference on Pakistan. The speakers were two women and a man who, amid all the bad news emanating from the country, brought a breath of fresh air. …

4/14/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo deserves better hockey team
DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
A crowd of 4,599 showed up at the Huntington Center Sunday to say adios to the Walleye, the worst Toledo hockey team in more than four decades. …

4/14/2014 12:00 AM
Politics runs on big money
Letters to the Editor
I don’t disagree with you that the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing almost unlimited political contributions by individuals is a blow to a fair political process (“Money, politics, and speech,” editorial, April 4). …

4/14/2014 12:00 AM
Small ball
Editorials
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins has banned the use of city credit cards by his administration, claiming that purchases made with plastic by his predecessor’s office were excessive. That edict seems a mostly symbolic, even petty, act that will have little practical impact. …

4/14/2014 12:00 AM
Charter members
Editorials
Ohio lawmakers are reviewing Gov. John Kasich’s proposed updates to the state budget. It’s greatly to be hoped that the governor and Republican-controlled General Assembly will use that process to start paying adequate attention to the quality and transparency of charter schools that collect state aid. …

4/13/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Election Board's 'Manned Mission'
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/13/2014 12:00 AM
Heroin epidemic younger, whiter
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
“When you put the dope down, you’re going to meet yourself.” …

4/13/2014 12:00 AM
Rev. Lake: Tell my whole story
Letters to the Editor
Of the dozens of Blade articles about me and my ministry, your March 30 article “Toledo street preacher faces new legal trouble; ‘Slim’ Lake asserts innocence in drug case” is the cheapest shot. …

4/13/2014 12:00 AM
Transit plan needs to be wide-ranging
Letters to the Editor
Your March 23 editorial “Road map” correctly identifies the opportunity for Toledo and surrounding areas in Lucas, Wood, and southern Monroe counties to develop a long-range transportation plan. You are on target about the weak transit component in our transportation system and the need to build on the positive experience of other communities across the country. …

4/13/2014 12:00 AM
Income disparity not just a racial issue
Letters to the Editor
While racism remains an insidious issue in our country, the disparity in income is likely to be the cause of the next civil uprising (“What’s good for the 1 percent isn’t good for America,” op-ed column, March 17). …