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Don’t stifle voices of dissent on climate
BY RICHARD OSBORNE
Full disclosure: I am a relic. I am a retired journalist who was brought up in the business at a time when we viewed journalism as a public-service profession. We were the Fourth Estate, the men and women charged with the responsibility to keep our political leaders in check by monitoring and scrutinizing their activities with no agenda other than the pursuit of …

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Ahead of the game
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Some people still don’t get it. Head injuries, even the slightest concussions, are serious business and potentially life-altering. Fortunately, ProMedica and hockey legend Gordie Howe do get it. …

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Ohio electronic schools get a pass
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Republican leaders running Ohio, from Gov. John Kasich on down, deny that a quid pro quo exists between generous campaign contributors and policymaking in the state. But evidence to the contrary is overwhelming. …

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Bison values

Symbols and metaphors matter.

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Woman’s actions were heroic

To the cynics who do not believe angels are among us, I would like to point out the woman who rescued the poor child who was held captive by her step-father (May 24, “Accused tells of fear for his life inside jail”).  …

Published 4 minutes ago
PUCO not looking out for citizens

It seems as if the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has forgotten whose interests  they are supposed to be looking out for. It is the citizens of Ohio who they’re supposed to protect — not the companies. …

Updated 16 hours ago
Michigan’s children continue to fall behind
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — To begin with a personal anecdote: believe it or not, this columnist’s mother was distressed in the mid-1950s when his father took a new job and moved out of Detroit. …

Published 23 hours ago
Donovan has Thunder on the brink
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
After two decades as a highly successful college basketball coach, Billy Donovan took a pretty big bite when he moved to the NBA ranks this season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. …

5/27/2016 12:00 AM
The $188 million wake-up call

If the city of Toledo’s goal in repairing the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant is to restore public trust, as city council was told this week, that goal just took a $188 million hit. …

5/27/2016 12:00 AM
No right to criticize The Andersons

Hedge Fund HC2 Holdings telling The Andersons executives that they have “poorly managed” the company is like the pot calling the kettle black (“The Andersons rejects $1B bid from New York Firm,” May 18). …




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