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8/3/2015 12:00 AM
Works of art shouldn’t spur hatred
Letters to the Editor
In response to your July 26 story “Monumental Confederate controversy; Georgia between rock, hard place with carving; Calls rise to remove tribute from mountain”: In 2001, Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar ordered an edict against un-Islamic graven images. As a result, the Taliban destroyed the Buddhas of Bamiyan statues in Afghanistan —1,500 years of antiquity and an international …

8/3/2015 12:00 AM
Animal behavior

WALTER Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved and protected lion in Zimbabwe last month, has ruined his reputation and closed his practice. He should lose something else: his freedom. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
ProMedica has medical, moral duty
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
ProMedica can keep the only abortion provider in Toledo open, without expending any money, labor, or extra effort. But for reasons that have more to do with political expediency than women’s health-care needs, the region’s largest hospital system is refusing. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: ResponsibleOhio
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Time for action to save Lake Erie
Letters to the Editor
 

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Nurses are not full answer to doctor shortfall
Letters to the Editor
 

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
From cropland to Lake Erie algae, follow the phosphorus
BY LAURA JOHNSON AND DAVID BAKER
A year ago today, residents of Toledo and surrounding communities woke up to find their tap water was unsafe to drink. Fluorescent green, slimy, and smelly, a massive algae bloom had drifted over the city’s water intake pipe, introducing cyanotoxins into the region’s water system. That led to a three-day ban on drinking water. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
What's the difference?

A new report by the Toledo Police Department shows that in 2014, consistent with earlier years, black men and women were more likely than any other group to be stopped for traffic violations and to be arrested during those stops. Now police officials must look more closely at why that happened. …

8/2/2015 12:00 AM
Highway to heroin
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The number of heroin users in the United States has grown by 300,000 over a decade, with most of the increase occurring among white people in suburban or rural areas. In recent surveys, nearly 3 in every 1,000 Americans reported using heroin, up from 2 per 1,000 a decade ago. …




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