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4/24/2015 12:00 AM
Pilots’ low pay

No offense to cab drivers, but airline pilots should earn more than they do. Right now, many don’t. …

4/24/2015 12:00 AM
Better charter bill

Sometime this year, the General Assembly likely will approve a comprehensive bill to reform the way Ohio charter schools are governed. Most lawmakers, as well as Gov. John Kasich, agree on the need to reform charters, which function as public schools but without the degree of accountability expected of traditional schools, and too often condemn their students to a mediocre …

4/24/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Political pop quiz
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

4/24/2015 12:00 AM
Gerken’s backing pot issue ripped
Letters to the Editor
I was surprised to see a picture of Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken signing a petition to legalize marijuana in Ohio (“Investor talks up campaign for legalization; Owner of proposed Toledo growing facility says initiative is a matter of fairness,” April 14). …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Trade debate overlooks small businesses
BY HOWARD ICE
If you listened exclusively to the critics of proposed trade deals, you might conclude that the only American companies that engage in global trade are big corporations with offices on multiple continents. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Celebrity meltdown

The case of an ESPN sports reporter offers a reminder: In the video age, don’t do or say anything you don’t want the world to know. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Favored donors

Hillary Clinton believes that sunlight disinfects. But a grandmother, even one who is running for president, should know that some messes require bleach. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Terminal folly

The plan advanced by the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority to consolidate its terminal facilities downtown makes sense, in concept. But a key element of the proposal that effectively would wreck Jackson Street to accommodate a new bus depot is a nonstarter. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
Police presence costly, but worth it

Many Toledoans were not pleased to learn of the financial setback from the neo-Nazis’ visit (“Police OT bill for rally likely to top $100,000,” April 21). But from what I saw as a Lucas County sheriff’s deputy and part of the police presence there, the public got its money’s worth. …

4/23/2015 12:00 AM
New rule a must to desegregate disabled

As a 56-year-old adult with a significant developmental disability, I believe the implementation of the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule can’t come fast enough for those who cry in bed at night for a different life. …




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