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Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Code Counting
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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The bishop and the church
Editorials
The Most Rev. Daniel Thomas today becomes bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo, at a time of encouraging gestures toward change and greater outreach in the global church. Bishop Thomas already has offered reason for optimism that a similar spirit of openness and reconciliation will prevail during his administration of the church in northwest Ohio. …

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Ebola exposed
Editorials
Ohioans are understandably concerned about a potential Ebola outbreak. Still, we must keep in mind that the risk of an epidemic here is unlikely. …

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BWC form got a little too personal
Letters to the Editor
Your Oct. 17 article “Employers near deadline to claim share of lawsuit” raised the question of why there has been a low response rate for applications for rebates from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. I was an employer during the time in question, 2001 to 2009, when the bureau was alleged to have overcharged for premiums. …

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Auditor’s job more than appraisals
Letters to the Editor
Property appraisal is an important responsibility of the Lucas County Auditor’s Office, but it is not the only responsibility (“For county auditor: Navarre,” Oct. 13). You have endorsed a qualified real estate appraiser to oversee a complex department. …

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Safe haven
Editorials
Saving the lives of discarded exotic animals is a noble practice. Yet a Stony Ridge sanctuary is in danger of closing because of an Ohio law that imposes excessive regulation. State officials must show flexibility to achieve a reasonable resolution that keeps the affected animals in a safe and suitable environment. …

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Helping Hensville
Editorials

10/21/2014 12:00 AM
Football hero loved more for who he is than for what he's done
DAVID SHRIBMAN EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE.
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. — He played defensive back for the Detroit Lions in the 1970s, and led the National Football Conference in punt-return average his second year in Detroit. He was the Lions’ defensive coordinator three decades later and served as the team’s interim head coach in 2005. As recently as two years ago, he was the defensive coordinator for …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
In praise of the typewriter
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
A Video making the rounds on the Internet features a group of youngsters confronted with a machine most of them had never seen before. It’s called a typewriter. Their reactions to this strange contraption range from surprise and delight to total befuddlement. …

10/20/2014 12:00 AM
America and its love for guns
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Europeans generally regard The Great American Love Affair With The Gun with a mixture of horror and bewilderment. …