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Published 10 hours ago
Ohio worst on abortion? No, it’s best on life
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Your Oct. 17 editorial “Blow to women’s health” suggests that Ohio is one of the nation’s worst offenders in restricting abortion. I would suggest that Ohio is one of the nation’s best defenders of innocent human life. …

Published 10 hours ago
Campaign-trail nativism
Editorials
Congress refuses to enact comprehensive reform of the nation’s immigration system, but that doesn’t mean politicians are ignoring the issue. As Election Day approaches, some Republican candidates assert that the United States’ supposedly under-defended border with Mexico threatens to expose Americans not only to hordes of job-stealing illegal immigrants, but also to Islamic State terrorists and Ebola carriers …

Published 10 hours ago
Kasich has done harm to women's health
BY MARILOU JAHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Gov. John Kasich may think he has buffaloed Ohio women into believing that their health-care priorities are his. But that’s just hubris talking. …

Published 10 hours ago
Keep Jeep
Editorials
Toledoans panicked last month when Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne appeared to retreat from his promise to keep building the Jeep Wrangler here, saying that the sport utility vehicle’s proposed redesign with an aluminum unibody structure probably could not be executed at Toledo Assembly Complex. But more recent reports suggest that the Wrangler will keep its body-on-frame design,…

Updated 23 hours ago
Lifesaving levy
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Lucas County is pulling together to combat Ohio’s heroin epidemic, providing a statewide model of how treatment providers, law enforcement officers, social services agencies, educators, and others can manage a public health emergency comprehensively. …

10/31/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Ebola quarantines don't sound half bad
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

10/31/2014 12:00 AM
Will candidate's agenda prove costly?
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — If traditional voting patterns hold, Republican Mike Bishop will be the next congressman from Michigan’s 8th U.S. House District, which extends west from suburban Detroit all the way to the state capital of Lansing. …

10/31/2014 12:00 AM
Wake-up call
Opinion
General Motors executives might be breathing sighs of relief: The embattled Detroit automaker is no longer the only car company embroiled in a recall controversy that affects millions of drivers. …

10/31/2014 12:00 AM
Tiger Ridge a bad home for animals
Letters to the Editor
When I read about the possibility of the owner of Tiger Ridge Exotics losing his animals, I felt joyous (“Tiger Ridge refuge misses deadline; Exotic animals may be taken from area owner,” Oct. 24). …

10/30/2014 11:23 AM
Costs of climate change: severe weather, broken supply chains
BY BEN JOHNSON REDHORSE PERFORMANCE
Some manufacturers complain about environmentalists, saying they get in the way of doing business. But if we don’t do more to protect our environment, severe weather could put a lot of manufacturing plants out of business altogether. …