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Published 19 hours ago
Kirk: We're doomed
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 19 hours ago
Let’s celebrate Medicare by expanding it to cover everyone
BY JOHNATHON ROSS
At a local Senior Olympics event a few weeks ago, I talked with other participants about our nation’s continuing health-care problems in the age of Obamacare.  …

Published 19 hours ago
Humane ruling

A federal judge in California has told the U.S. government that it cannot detain immigrant families indefinitely in punishing conditions. Federal officials must justify the callous policy by next Monday, or else release the families. …

Published 19 hours ago
Putting out fires
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Relations between Toledo firefighters and Chief Luis Santiago appear to be up in smoke. Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson -- not her facilitator -- needs to bring the two sides together and put out the fires if she wants a department that the city can continue to trust and rely on. …

Published 19 hours ago
Who are ‘extremists’ in abortion debate?

Even if it is true that the Planned Parenthood official in the video mentioned in your July 25 editorial “Phony scandal” who discusses prices of various fetal body parts is describing a legal practice, this does not change the chillingly casual attitude with which she discusses the gruesome procedure of abortion, and how she adjusts her techniques to preserve fetal …

Published 19 hours ago
Loan stores serve need not met traditionally

The writer of your July 21 story “Payday loans still financially crippling; Ohio rates among highest in U.S.” should’ve talked with customers of any legitimate consumer loan stores in the Toledo area. The writer might have met a middle-class family who needs to replace a water heater to provide warm showers for their kids. Or a low-…

Published 19 hours ago
Huntington’s clinic trials ongoing

The new HBO documentary, The Lion’s Mouth Opens, which premiered this summer and is available on HBO Go/​HBO Now, focuses on the decision to have genetic testing for Huntington’s disease. It tells the story of a young woman as she finds out whether she has inherited Huntington’s, a fatal genetic disorder that causes progressive breakdown of brain cells. …

Published 19 hours ago
Medicaid has been good as gold for Ohioans

Today, Medicaid celebrates its golden anniversary. Since 1965, Medicaid has provided free or low-cost coverage to Americans, making affordable treatment a reality for Ohioans — many for the first time. …

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: Hackers
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/29/2015 12:00 AM
Social insecurity

The 5 percent or so of Ohioans who get monthly payments from the Social Security Disability Insurance program would see their benefits cut by 19 percent next year if the fund runs out of money, the White House warns. …




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