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9/25/2014 12:00 AM
Regulate big polluters
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The risk of another toxic outbreak poisoning Toledo’s tap water this year is becoming increasingly unlikely, Great Lakes expert Jeff Reutter said this week. But that doesn’t mean the emergency is over: With every day that goes by without meaningful action on Ohio’s farm runoff problem, so does the possibility of a long-term solution to the region’s water crisis.…

9/25/2014 12:00 AM
Steep path to stability
WASHINGTON POST
Afghanistan is beset with a daunting array of problems: a surging Taliban insurgency, an empty treasury, and an incipient exodus of people and capital prompted by President Obama’s announced plan to withdraw all U.S. forces from the country by the end of his presidency. But it has, at least, avoided the political collapse nearly brought about by this year’s …

9/25/2014 12:00 AM
Cheney as pro-war is no surprise
Letters to the Editor
Dana Milbank said in his Sept. 13 op-ed column, “Cheney still beats the war drums,” that former Vice President Dick Cheney accused President Obama of being disengaged and too hesitant to use military power in the current situation with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. …

9/24/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: City pools
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

9/24/2014 12:00 AM
Ebola aid disparity
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Since Sept. 8, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has grown from about 1,900 to well above 2,600 — an increase of more than 36 percent in less than two weeks. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that in the worst case, Liberia and Sierra Leone could have 1.4 …

9/24/2014 12:00 AM
Young, black, incarcerated
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America’s prisons, including those in Ohio, are filled disproportionately with young black men. African-American males make up roughly half of the country’s more than 2 million prisoners. …

9/24/2014 12:00 AM
East Toledo has much that is good
Letters to the Editor
You splashed an article across your front page bemoaning the ills of East Toledo (“Economic woes hit East Toledo hard; Residents: Revitalization essential to bring people, business back,” Sept. 15). You might be surprised at the current businesses along Front and Main streets and Starr Avenue on the east side. …

9/23/2014 12:00 AM
An app for that
Editorials
Toledo residents are encouraged to download a smart-phone application called SeeClickFix to report blight and other problems they see. By enlisting the help of potentially thousands of residents, the city is smartly using technology and the community to help identify and eradicate Toledo’s eyesores. …

9/23/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Take a number
Editorial Cartoons

9/23/2014 12:00 AM
Cops must be held accountable
Letters to the Editor
War on police? Please don’t make me sick (“War on police makes us all less safe,” op-ed column, Sept. 7). Shining a light on the dark underbelly of police practices in some communities is hardly a war. …