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Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Republicans blind to Toledo
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Government vs. Constitution
Opinion
The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border and interfering with their efforts to get legal advice to guide them in appearances before immigration judges. …

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Mend, don’t end
Opinion
The Affordable Care Act, known affectionately (or otherwise) as Obamacare, is doing precisely what it is designed to do: extend health-care coverage to millions of lower-income Americans. Republican Govs. John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan are sensibly expanding their states’ Medicaid programs to take advantage of the federal law’s subsidies. …

Published 3 hours ago
More than sewer rate hike needed
Letters to the Editor
As a homeowner in Toledo, I am willing to do my part to correct the water crisis by accepting an increase in sewer rates (“Council hikes sewer rates by 52 percent over 6 years; Vote allows city to start planning big project,” Aug. 27). …

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
Response as upsetting as theft
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Aug. 25 article “Toledo burglary victims rip slow police response”: Sometimes next to nothing is done when a burglary takes place. …

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
Putin’s invasion
WASHINGTON POST
If any international norm can still be called uncontroversial, it is the stricture against cross-border aggression by one sovereign state against another. Certainly any failure to enforce it in one place invites violations elsewhere. …

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
9-year-old killer
Editorials
The nation’s firearms debate has a new element: gun control for children. …

9/2/2014 12:00 AM
Right at home
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What’s the most politically conservative big city in Ohio? Well, not Cleveland, certainly, but maybe Columbus? No — got to be Cincinnati, right? …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
ISIS violence needs strong response
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The rise of militant Sunni Muslims in parts of Syria and Iraq has been in the making for more than 40 years. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has in the past six months consolidated its gains with the fall of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Its progress, however, has been slowed with recent aerial bombardment and …

9/1/2014 12:00 AM
ProMedica threatens green space
Letters to the Editor
I proposed the mid 1990s land swap that enabled the city of Toledo to acquire the riverfront site of the former Federal Building in exchange for the parcel at the north end of Civic Center Mall, the planned site of a new federal courthouse. I am appalled at recent news accounts that a portion of the riverfront land may become …