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6/25/2014 12:00 AM
UT’s transition
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As the University of Toledo seeks a transformative leader to become its next president, it seems just as well that the eight-year incumbent, Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, is accelerating his departure date to next Monday. That timetable should encourage the UT Board of Trustees to conduct a search for Dr. Jacobs’ successor that is expeditious as well as broad and …

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Toledoans will have to act on blight
Letters to the Editor
Now that The Blade has presented a fascinating report on the state of decay in Toledo, our city leaders can sit back and play the blame game (“Blight blame game heats up between city, housing court,” June 22). …

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: 6-25
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6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Infant Mortality
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Start the discussion
Editorials
The Toledo Board of Education is likely to decide today to ask school district voters to approve a substantial property tax increase this November. It’s too early for The Blade, or anyone else, to take a formal position on the proposal. But it is not too early to launch an urgent community conversation about Toledo Public Schools, its achievements, and …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Smart(er) phones
Editorials
After initially resisting the idea, the smart-phone industry has embraced the solution that law enforcement insisted for years was the best deterrent to rampant theft: a kill switch that renders stolen phones inoperable. …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Realism in Detroit
Editorials
Slowly but surely, reality is taking hold in the debate over the massive liabilities that state and local governments have accumulated for their workers’ pensions and other benefits. …

6/24/2014 12:00 AM
Poverty at heart of city’s blight
Letters to the Editor
The Blade’s excellent job of reporting the disheartening growth of blight in Toledo has unfortunately created knee-jerk reactions by city leaders (“Mayor decries Blade’s report on city blight; Collins says housing court to blame for cleanup delays,” June 18). …