Sunday, May 24, 2015
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5/23/2015 12:00 AM
King of the blues was real royalty
Letters to the Editor

5/23/2015 12:00 AM
Consumer sting

More than 40 percent of honeybees in managed colonies died during the past year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports. Sharply different responses to the numbers indicate how politically charged the subject has become: Environmentalists call the report catastrophic; one company heralds it as good news. …

5/23/2015 12:00 AM
Mind games

Operation Jade Helm, a huge military exercise, will take place in Texas and six other states starting in July. For eight weeks, thousands of Army Rangers, Green Berets, Navy SEALs, and other U.S. Special Forces troops will practice defensive maneuvers and offensive strategies that the United States could use in future wars. …

5/23/2015 12:00 AM
Demilitarize police
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Deaths of African-American males in encounters with police officers in Baltimore, Ferguson, Mo., Cleveland, New York, and elsewhere have provoked demands to reform police departments’ relationships with the communities they are charged with protecting. Scenes of officers using tanks and other military weapons against their own citizens have thrown the militarization of local police departments into sharp relief. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. lawmakers out for themselves
DETROIT — Do Michigan lawmakers care about the people they represent? Increasingly, the answer seems to be no — or at least not much. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
Password fatigue

According to Microsoft research, the average American has 25 online accounts that require passwords and uses about eight of them every day. But for these accounts, most people use just six or seven passwords, increasing their vulnerability to hackers. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
High and dry

Even as California residents watch their lawns wither from watering restrictions imposed during a four-year drought, beverage companies have been filling water bottles from the parched state’s springs and municipal water supplies. The furor should prompt manufacturers to find other sources while the drought continues. Everyone who consumes bottled water should check the labels. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
A vote for the arts

Would Lucas County residents tax themselves to give the county’s arts and cultural institutions a stronger financial foundation? Voters at least deserve the opportunity to address that question. …

5/22/2015 12:00 AM
Guns too readily enter arguments
Letters to the Editor
Your May 18 article “9 bikers dead as rival gangs clash with each other, police in Texas” brought to mind the shootings in Toledo and across the nation daily. When will lawmakers realize that when there is a conflict, the first reaction by those who carry a gun is usually not: “Let’s discuss this matter like 21st century people”? …

5/21/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Stand back, he's gonna blow!

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