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Updated 6 hours ago
Peyton, walk away while you still can
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Now, it’s Joe Montana. His hands are so arthritic he sometimes wakes up in the middle of the night screaming. The former 49ers star has had roughly a half-dozen surgeries on a knee and can no longer straighten that leg. He has had three neck fusion surgeries. He is 59 years old and can no longer do many of …

Updated 6 hours ago
Stinky classroom draws high school students
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
CROSWELL, Mich. — The students and staff at Croswell-Lexington High School know that the peculiar aroma in the hallway is not coming from the classrooms where courses on British literature, Greek mythology, probability, Michigan history, or the turbulent ’60s are being taught. …

Updated 10 hours ago
Kirk: New Hampshire primary
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 10 hours ago
More info needed on injection wells

We do not know enough about earthquake physics or the configuration of deep, concealed faults to reject the hypothesis that deep liquid waste injection wells can trigger damaging earthquakes (“Obama’s EPA to Ohio’s anti-frackers: You’re wrong,” guest column, Jan. 31).  …

Published 10 hours ago
Building a safer Ohio is everybody’s business
BY JOHN BORN
The Ohio Department of Public Safety touches millions of Ohioans with a core mission centered on the principles of safety, service, and protection. We ask each one of the nearly 4,000 DPS employees: What will you do today to contribute to a safer Ohio? …

Published 10 hours ago
Justice derailed

One frustrating element of America’s criminal justice system is that some police officers and prosecutors seem more interested in arrests and convictions than in justice. Institutional indifference to actual guilt can lead to unjust outcomes. …

Published 10 hours ago
More sunshine in Michigan

The nation is rushing to try to help Flint, a city whose water has been disastrously contaminated with lead because of a decision made by an emergency manager appointed by Michigan’s governor. By all accounts, the state was, at the very least, painfully slow to react — something even Gov. Rick Snyder has tacitly admitted in a series of public …

Published 10 hours ago
The war on drugs has changed forever
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
One of the hazards of journalism is talking to important people, including members of Congress, mayors, corporate CEOs, presidential candidates, and even presidents. It’s usually a big disappointment. …

Published 10 hours ago
National model on addiction

The nation’s top drug official, Michael Botticelli, visited Toledo last week to attend a community forum on addiction, and to learn about local efforts to fight a national heroin and opioid epidemic. …

2/6/2016 12:00 AM
Kasich’s image of so-called moderation?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Early on, the candidate decided to put all of his eggs in one New Hampshire basket. Smart strategy. John Kasich staked his Republican presidential campaign on it. …




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