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8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Collins calm amid water crisis
Letters to the Editor
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins is to be commended for his ability to maintain calm in the face of the water crisis (“Water crisis grips area,” Aug. 3). He showed that he is a good leader who is concerned with the safety of his people. …

8/5/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Toledo water ban over, life goes on ...kind of
Editorial Cartoons

8/4/2014 8:49 PM
Ohioans don’t ‘get’ charters
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
You stated in your July 22 editorial “Trouble on the horizon” that “most Ohioans get that” some charter schools are good and some are bad. Ohioans don’t “get that,” because they do not know about charter schools. …

8/4/2014 8:46 PM
Clean up Lake Erie — now
Editorials
Toledo‘‍s water emergency is over, for now. But the condition that created it — toxic algae in Lake Erie — remains to be addressed. It is a matter of urgency, for this community’s future genuinely depends on its prompt resolution. …

8/4/2014 1:14 AM
Not a 1-day problem, but life itself
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
There are two possible narratives to the water crisis in Toledo. Both matter and both need our continued, disciplined attention. One has to do with being able to live daily life. But the other has to do with life itself — the sustainability of human life and social life on this planet. …

8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Don’t fret too much over early rankings
DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Monday morning musings, or 3M as we list it on the stock exchange: …

8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Cycle of violence a death spiral
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
In the lopsided “war” between Hamas and Israel, more than 1,400 Palestinian lives and more than 50 Israeli lives have been lost at this writing. The toll certainly has gone up by the time you read this. …

8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Sick of blight? Don’t gripe; act
Letters to the Editor
Instead of making signs and organizing a protest march, why didn’t the people of One Village Council gather rakes, shovels, and mowers and organize a work day (“One Village adds many voices to blight fight,” July 27)? If people want their neighborhood to look nice, it’s up to them to keep it that way. It’s not entirely up to …

8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Pay to play
Editorials
Investigative reports by several Ohio media outlets have raised troubling questions about whether some vendors have used campaign dollars to get contracts, worth potentially millions of dollars, from state Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office. Allegations of bid rigging also have emerged. …

8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Debt of honor
Editorials
Before it left for its summer recess, Congress needed to pay a debt of honor. For some lawmakers, it wasn’t easy. …