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4/4/2016 12:00 AM
Unlocking the shackles

Ohio’s troubled juvenile justice system took a mighty step forward last week by ending one of its worst abuses: the indiscriminate shackling of juvenile defendants. …

4/4/2016 12:00 AM
Scared-straight risky tactic
Letters to the Editor
 

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
Keep Flint before our eyes

St. Benedict, in Chapter 4 of his rule, advised his monks to: “Keep death daily before your eyes.” …

4/3/2016 2:45 AM
Snow birds headed out
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Warm weather seekers escaped the winter season by heading to Florida and other tropical locations. Snow birds, vacationers and spring breakers all had fun. …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
The new truth of American politics
BY DAVID M. SHRIBMAN BLOCK NEWS ALLIANCE
WASHINGTON — American politics is standing on its head this year. …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
School scandal on campaign trail

As Gov. John Kasich continues to play political games, spending more than 130 days out of the state, Ohio’s children continue to suffer. Amid scandals and a failing campaign, more and more citizens nationwide are seeing what Ohioans have known for too long, exactly what kind of politician and person Governor Kasich truly is. …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
Consequences of empowering Trump
Letters to the Editor
Who is Donald Trump? He appears to have an intellect, but he is also amoral and a narcissist. He has avoided speaking about goals, or ideals or what’s important to him. His campaign feels less than genuine and more like a performance, a sort of vaudeville act.  …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
Nixing ‘Vaxxed’

The Tribeca Film Festival opens April 13 in New York minus one film from the original lineup: Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe. It’s a crackpot documentary purporting a connection between vaccines and autism. The decision last weekend to withdraw the film, after a public outcry, is good for the moral health of the festival — and for the physical …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
An uncommon — but appropriate — choice
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Recently The Blade did something it — and most other newspapers — very seldom do: …

4/3/2016 12:00 AM
Find faith in helping others who are in need

We would like to thank the helpful people who were in the lobby of the Perrysburg Cracker Barrel recently. With no previous health issues, my sister fainted resulting in a frightening fall and traumatic scene that evening. Three people of different racial backgrounds who had medical experience surrounded my unconscious sister and gave her amazing care until the EMTs arrived …




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