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Updated 14 hours ago
Increase vocabulary with a word each day
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
“Increase your vocabulary with a word each day. Each word you know makes a wise guy so ... here’s the word for today: ameliorate.” …

Updated 14 hours ago
It’s hot and only going to get hotter
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It’s hot here in our tiny village in northern Spain, as I write this. Very. …

Published 21 hours ago
Battling addiction
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State and local officials believe Ohio’s heroin and opioid epidemic, after years of exponential increases in fatal overdoses, may finally have hit a plateau. If so, innovative efforts by Lucas County and the administration of Gov. John Kasich deserve part of the credit. …

Published 21 hours ago
Regulating the new economy

Whatever the complaints of protectionist labor unions and politicians and old-world Luddites, the “gig economy” is here to stay. Services such as Uber and Lyft, smart-phone applications that match riders with local drivers, often at prices far below those of taxis, help millions of Americans to save money and enjoy a wider selection of products and services. …

Published 21 hours ago
Gaber’s salary high; that’s good
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7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Another Toledo water crisis?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Readers raise objections over Trump coverage
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Donald Trump has been creating controversy for many years, but never so much as since he started his current run for president. …

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Kids count — right?

In Ohio, nearly one of every four children — and one of every three Latino children and one of every two African-American children — is poor. About 93,000 more children live in poverty in our state today than in 2008. …

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
Prison politics
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One of a U.S. president’s most important jobs is setting the nation’s agenda. This month, in becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison, President Obama finally made America’s failed criminal justice policies a priority. …

7/26/2015 12:00 AM
For many Christians, same-sex marriage is conservative
BY PETER FELDMEIER
The U.S. Supreme Court decision guaranteeing the right to same-sex marriage has gotten parts of the Christian community in quite a lather. In general, Evangelical and Roman Catholic leaders have denounced the decision. Most mainstream and liberal Protestant leaders have lauded it, and had already embraced its principles in their churches. …




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