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6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Profiting from prisons
Editorials
Nobody doubts that Michigan needs more jobs. But setting up a privatized penal colony for some of the nation’s most dangerous inmates is not the way to treat them. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
Reconnect with youth program

One government bureaucrat can screw up a good thing, without breaking a sweat. …

6/11/2015 12:00 AM
What’s point of article on shootings?
Letters to the Editor
I don’t understand why on June 1 you printed in bold type “385 shot dead by authorities so far in 2015.” Then in small type on the page where the story continued was this: “The vast majority of victims — more than 80 percent — were armed with potentially lethal objects, primarily guns ... ” …

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: This is an alarm clock...
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Quality of life

Residents — and outsiders — often don’t get it: Toledo is a great city in which to live, work, and raise a family. The undeniable problems facing this city are no different than those in any other urban center. …

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Exporting abortion

Abortion is becoming a major Ohio export, thanks to anti-abortion activists who have made it difficult — even impossible — to get an abortion in this state. The number of women who got an abortion in Ohio has declined by more than 15 percent since 2010, but many of them have moved across the border to Michigan, where abortions …

6/10/2015 12:00 AM
Time to quit blaming Iraq on Bush
Letters to the Editor
It is odd that The Blade chose to run on Memorial Day Paul Krugman’s op-ed column, “The Iraq war was more than a mistake — it was a crime,” which took George W. Bush to task once more concerning his motives for invading Iraq in 2003. …

6/9/2015 12:00 AM
Santiago doesn’t share our safety concerns
BY JEFF ROMSTADT GUEST COLUMN
As the elected president of Toledo’s 490 firefighters, I speak on their behalf and hold the sacred responsibility to represent their interests — safety being far and away the top priority. Unfortunately, safety, for firefighters and citizens, has not been Fire Chief Luis Santiago’s top priority. Consequently, the rank-and-file’s confidence in Chief Santiago is lost. …

6/9/2015 12:00 AM
Surprises in 2016 campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
There is no such thing as a predictable political season. No one expected Lyndon Johnson to stand down from his re-election campaign in 1968. Hardly anyone expected former Gov. Jimmy Carter’s ascension in 1976. And you could have won an enormous amount of money if you had bet in June, 1983, that the winner of the New Hampshire primary …

6/9/2015 12:00 AM
Funeral service defended
Letters to the Editor
 




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