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10/17/2014 12:23 AM
Pay hikes complicate Detroit deal
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — The carefully crafted “plan of adjustment” designed to give Detroit a new start seems likely to be largely approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes. …

10/17/2014 12:00 AM
Rail fail
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Toledoans routinely boast to potential employers and residents about the breadth and sophistication of the region’s transportation network: road and rail, air and water. But passenger rail service in Toledo has fallen into a distressed state, and the gap needs urgently to be closed. …

10/17/2014 12:00 AM
Blow to women’s health
Editorials
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a Texas law that would close almost all abortion clinics in that state, but Texas is far from alone. Its law is just one of the recent attacks on reproductive freedom across the nation. …

10/17/2014 12:00 AM
Training nurses about Ebola a must
Letters to the Editor
I am saddened that two nurses in Texas have contracted the horrible Ebola virus (“Visit spurs Ohio Ebola fears; 2nd infected nurse was in Akron area,” Oct. 16). …

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Kirk: Politics of Ebola
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/16/2014 12:00 AM
For U.S. Senate: Peters
Editorials
Michigan voters had a chance for something exciting and unusual this year. For the first time since 1994, they have a wide-open race for the U.S. Senate without an incumbent, as veteran Democrat Carl Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, decided to retire. …

10/16/2014 12:00 AM
Drug court
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Nearly 50 adult drug courts operate successfully in 27 Ohio counties, most of them far smaller than Lucas County. Two of these courts focus solely on heroin and opioids. Except for Hamilton County, which includes Cincinnati, Lucas is the state’s largest metropolitan county without a specialized adult felony drug docket. …

10/16/2014 12:00 AM
Media also must be calm about Ebola
Letters to the Editor
Blade Editor David Kushma came up with a timely op-ed column on the Ebola scare, correctly emphasizing that panic could be more harmful than the virus itself (“Show proper concern for Ebola, but don’t panic,” Oct. 12). …

10/15/2014 12:00 AM
Keeping Wrangler is a must
Letters to the Editor
If Jeep Wrangler production left Toledo, that would leave an impoverished city in ruin (“Mayor ‘confident’ of Jeep jobs after talking to leader; Collins finds Marchionne sincere,” Oct. 10). City officials should do whatever it takes to keep the Wrangler here, where it belongs. …

10/15/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Wrangler Solutions
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST