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7/13/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Lake Erie
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/13/2014 12:00 AM
It takes a community to end blight
Letters to the Editor
Your coverage of “The Ugly Truth About Toledo,” documenting blight in the city, has brought out predictable and shortsighted responses. There have been calls for more demolitions, trash cleanup, lawn mowing, and greater code enforcement. And of course, lots of finger-pointing. …

7/13/2014 12:00 AM
Safety up to all drivers, not just truckers
Letters to the Editor
In response to your June 29 article “Trucking bucks U.S. rest rules as drowsy-driving debate rolls; Feds: Sleepy operators big cause of deadly highway crashes”: Most professional commercial-vehicle drivers are maligned for the actions of a few. …

7/13/2014 12:00 AM
Treatment option for addicts a wise choice
Letters to the Editor
Drug addicts make the choice to swallow, snort, or inject drugs. But the assertion by the writer of the June 15 Readers’ Forum letter “War on opioids must be waged” that most addicts will experience multiple relapses during treatment is a non sequitur. …

7/13/2014 12:00 AM
Books are great, not just for babies
Letters to the Editor
Your June 27 editorial “Books for babies” should have been entitled “Books for all.” Many people wish to help others to have opportunities to read. …

7/12/2014 12:00 AM
Soccer is new field of dreams in American youth sports
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Quick, somebody get Ann Coulter a plate of ribs with a side of chili cheese fries. The Fox News pundit looks like an emaciated Skeletor. …

7/12/2014 12:00 AM
Dodd-Frank delay
Editorials
Six years after the financial industry had to be rescued by the federal government, the American economy remains at risk of another catastrophic sequence of over-speculation and bailouts. …

7/12/2014 12:00 AM
NSA overreach
Editorials
Before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act became law in 1978, the federal government claimed for 40 years the power to spy on anyone. Presidents of both parties used intelligence agencies to investigate opponents for political gain. Other agencies wiretapped nonviolent citizens without warrants because of their political beliefs. …

7/12/2014 12:00 AM
Risky registry
Featured Editorial: Home
The expansion of Ohio’s registry of sex offenders must become the public-safety device its advocates claim, and not an excuse for fear-mongering and further humiliation and punishment of people who have been branded sex criminals. …

7/12/2014 12:00 AM
The right chips away at freedom
Letters to the Editor
The three female U.S. Supreme Court justices should be concerned about further rulings by the conservative-leaning court (“Court ruling angers female justices; Sotomayor: Latest contraception order at odds with Hobby Lobby decision,” July 5). …